Kaolin also known as China Clay is composed of Mineral known as Kaolinite, which is a hydrated Alumiosilicate. Kaolin’s are used in a multiplicity of industries because of unique physical and chemical properties. Shape, particle size, color, softness, and non-abrasiveness are physical properties that are especially important. Chemical properties, such as comparatively low base exchange capacity, as well as other chemical properties like relative insolubility, are governing in many uses. It has favorable properties such as natural whiteness, fine particle size, non-abrasiveness, and chemical stability. Vasu Minerals & Chemicals offers a variety of Kaolins calcined at medium to high temperatures depending on end applications for its customers across the globe.

Industrial Applications

Kaolin, also called china clay, soft white clay that is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of china and porcelain and is widely used in the making of paper, rubber, paint, and many other products. Kaolin is named after the hill in China (Kao-ling) from which it was mined for centuries.