Calcined Kaolin Clay
Looking for calcined kaolin clay then you are landed on right place as we are leading supplier of Kaolin. Calcined kaolin (also called meta kaolin) is a powdered white non-plastic material. Zillion Sawa Minerals Pvt. Ltd. becomes the well-known name in kaolin clay supplier from India. With over 22 types of brands in kaolin clay ZSM becomes the market leader. We provide all kinds of Kaolin clay which includes kaolin cake lumps, powder, noodle and raw China clay. As far as calcined kaolin clay is concerned, Zillion Sawa Minerals has the best options which ensure constant supply in most affordable price. As we all know that Kaolin is an anhydrous aluminium silicate which has almost 10 to 14 percent water content in terms of moisture. When the hydrous kaolin is treated in high temperature (approx. 1200 degree Celsius) in a Kiln then it becomes calcined kaolin clay. In simple language calcination is heating raw China clay until all its free water evaporates, all organic contamination is burned off, and all lattice-bound water is driven off.
Calcined Kaolin Usage
Kaolin is mostly used as a filler in most of the industries because its fantastic unreactive properties and easy availability. However, there are certain application where the whiteness, hardness and electrical properties plays an important role. In order to improvise such properties the calcination process takes place and the final calcined product get used instead of simple hydrous kaolin. As far as calcine kaolin clay usage are concern it is used in many industries such as paper, refractories, ceramic, paints, pigment, animal feed, rubber, latex, cosmetic and pigment. The calcined kaolin is in great demand in paper industry because it is used as a filler and as a coating. However, as far as paint industry is concerned due to better opacity and whiteness meta kaolin clay is a great extender for titanium dioxide. It is used as a functional extender in paint. The ceramic industry also used meta kaolin for glaze application. The tableware and sanitaryware industry also require a great quantity of calcined kaolin in engobe applications. Meta kaolin is refractory and softens at about cone 35. Hence it is very useful in refractory castable and furniture, thermal insulation bodies, low expansion bodies, permeable ceramic compositions, and investment casting.
Calcined Kaolin Price
The calcined kaolin price is very subjective and depends on lots of parameters such as quantity per month, particle size, whiteness and brightness and chemical composition required. However if you want a rough estimate for industrial usage where the minimum order quantity is a full truck load then it starts from INR 18 per kg and goes up to INR 35 per kg based on different properties. Meta kaolin price varies based on demand and supply cycle however Zillion Sawa Minerals have developed a smooth buying process for our end users. We not only provide affordable meta kaolin but also cheap transport. Our end to end delivery mechanism help industries to get right product in right price at their doorstep.
If you need more information about calcined kaolin clay, need to understand its application benefits or have specific requirement in mind, feel free to contact our experts. We will help with your requirement and arrange free samples. So don’t hesitate to cut down your production cost with high quality calcined kaolin from Zillion Sawa Minerals Pvt. Ltd.
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