Raw China clay is when processed or washed it becomes Kaolin. Kaolin is chemically known as an aluminium silicate and because of its chemically inactive nature used as a filler in most of the industries. Kaolin is widely used in paper filling and coating around the world. 

Kaolin is one of major ingredient in paper manufacturing. Kaolin not only improves paper quality but also help in cost cutting. Numerous benefits of kaolin make it popular among paper manufacturer. kaolin in paper filling and coating is common and used by most of the paper mills and factories. We at Zillion Sawa Mineral Pvt. Ltd. Provide best quality kaolin for paper industry. As far as kaolin in paper industry is concerned, it is used as a filler to increase material quantity and for coating it will increase the print quality of paper. The paper industry has three major classifications paper, paperboard and pulp sector. Kaolin in paper industry is used for making paperboard and pulp. However, the other usage is also important and significant.

Here in this blog post we are focusing on paper grade kaolin material and its usage as a filler and coating agent.

Kaolin in Paper Filling

Paper industry requires low-cost filler material to reduce production cost and hence use Kaolin clay. As far as Kaolin in paper filling is concern it is mostly judged on parameters like brightness, whiteness and particle size distribution.  Kaolin in paper filling not only reduces the cost but also improves the paper quality. Paper in which kaolin clay is used looks bright, smooth and with high opacity.

Kaolin in Paper Coating

Kaolin is used in paper manufacturing to improve ink absorption. It is a idle pigment for pre coat application. There are many other ingredients for coating purposes however the usage of kaolin in paper coating improve porosity, smoothness, opacity, brightness, whiteness, ink receptivity and many other properties. Like paper filler mineral there are certain parameter on which the paper coating material is judged such as whiteness, brightness, particle size distribution (-2 micron particles) and viscosity. The high brightness is the most important parameter and it is usually require more than 90% GE brightness and particle size is 85% less than 2 micron particle size. If you are looking high brightness then obviously the calcined kaolin for paper is obvious choice for coating. However, many paper manufacturer uses the mix of calcined and Hydrus kaolin for higher opacity, brightness and but obvious cost cutting

Paper grade Kaolin Supplier – Zillion Sawa Minerals Pvt. Ltd.

As a leading kaolin company based in India, we supply paper grade kaolin to our domestic and international buyers.  If you are looking kaolin for paper filling and coating then Zillion Sawa Minerals have following material to offer –

Hydrous Kaolin for Paper Industry

  • ZSM Coat Base
  • ZSM Glint
  • ZSM Gleam
  • ZSM Glow
  • ZSM Coat 75
  • ZSM Coat 80

Calcined Kaolin for Paper Industry

  • ZSM CK Base
  • ZSM CK Silver
  • ZSM CK Snow
  • ZSM CK White
  • ZSM CK Super

To know more about our product you can contact us, we will let you know the ISO brightness, whiteness and -2 Micron particle size distribution.

Price for Paper grade Kaolin

If you are looking for price for paper grade kaolin then you must understand that it varies based on your requirement. Zillion Sawa Minerals Pvt. Ltd. is supplying kaolin in domestic and international paper industry. Each paper manufacturer has its own formula of making paper and hence the grade totally depends on your formula. Whether you need it for filler or coating you fist need to be clear that what paper grade kaolin you needed. As far as ZSM Paper kaolin brands are concern we have all cost materials. Our price for paper grade kaolin starts from $120 USD to $400 USD per metric ton based on Whiteness, brightness, particle size distribution and opacity. We provide flexible packaging option starting from 25 kg, 50 Kg and 1 Ton Jumbo bags based on buyer’s requirement. For our international buyer, we operates from all major ports e.g. Kandla and Mundra (Gujarat), Nava Shiva Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata port. We at ZSM believes in long term business relationship and looking forward to fulfil your kaolin needs from our resources.

The Final Say!

You as a paper manufacturer and we as a leading kaolin supplier in India, we all know that usage of kaolin in paper industry is certainly not new and it brings numerous benefits. The modern-day trade changes the geographical limitation and one can easily procure the mineral from anywhere. We as a supplier ensure you the consistent quality and on time delivery at your plant. The kaolin manufacturing methods, raw material availability and machinery evolve in manufacturing define the cost of the material and it varies company to company. We at Zillion Sawa Minerals Pvt. Ltd. invites you to experiment our Kaolin product in your manufacturing process and get benefited from our expertise. Do not hesitate to put an inquiry or ask for “No obligation” sample.

Our experience sales team will help you to identify the right product in most competitive price ever. For more information on Kaolin manufacturing, Kaolin usage and kaolin price subscribe our blog.