Barytes or Barite (BaSO4) is a mineral consisting of barium sulfate. It is generally white or colorless, and is the main source of barium. Specific Gravity of barium sulphate is around 4.4. Barytes is ground to a small, uniform size before it is used as a filler or extender, an addition to industrial products, or a weighting agent in petroleum well drilling mud. VASU Minerals & Chemicals supplies the Barytes, which is an ultimate and pure blend of our imported and domestic resources. Thus, we ensure to offer the product with the highest purity and are available in different sizes. Customized products are also being supplied as per the customer requirement.

Industrial Applications

Baryte is used in added-value applications which include filler in paint and plastics, sound reduction in engine compartments, coat of automobile finishes for smoothness and corrosion resistance, friction products for automobiles and trucks, radiation-shielding cement, glass ceramics, and medical applications (for example, a barium meal before a contrast CT scan). Baryte is supplied in a variety of forms and the price depends on the amount of processing; filler applications commanding higher prices following intense physical processing by grinding and micronising, and there are further premiums for whiteness and brightness and color.