Applications

The industries in which industrial minerals are used include paint, electronics, metal casting & foundry, paper, plastics, glass, ceramics, detergents, drugs & cosmetics, construction materials to mention just a few. They are also employed as processing aids, and are increasingly important in environmental engineering.

 

Did you know?

A family house contains up to 150 tonnes of minerals - A car contains up to 250 kg of minerals - 50% of paint is made up of minerals - Paper can contain more than 50% of minerals - Ceramics are 100% made out of minerals - Glass contains up to 100% industrial minerals.