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Thin Film Transistor Glass Sand

Product Snapshot

Product description
High purity silica, i.e. very low iron and alkalis.
Product uses
An important product in the production of "motherglass" for computer and TV industries, it is used in the production of Thin-Film Transistors (TFT) for use in plasma screens and liquid-crystal displays (LCD).
Annual market demand
Domestic: No domestic consumption.
International: >100,000 tpa (predicted to rise to >500,000 within 3 years).
Current domestic sources
Tasmania (Index Minerals).
Sale price, ex-bin
375.00 - 485.00 (AUD/t)
Sales tagets (tpa)
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Market proportion
Domestic: All product to be exported.
International: 18.0% at full production.