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Imerys Ceramics | Kaolin - sanitaryware, tableware, tiles

Each grade of Imerys Cerramics' kaolin products deliver what is probably the most important criteria of all - consistency. Raw materials are monitored and controlled at each stage of production to ensure that their performance meets stringent specifications, to provide manufacturers with a predictable and trusted performance.

Key properties & production sites

Imerys supplies a range of kaolin products optimised for both traditional and pressure casting. Some of the main properties include:

  • Highly controlled rheological properties
  • Highly controlled casting rate and deflocculant demand
  • Good dry strength
  • Excellent particle packing and associated good factory yields
  • Outstanding whiteness

Imerys Ceramics has kaolin production sites in England, France, Thailand and the United States. The kaolin deposits, in the southwest of England in particular, are internationally renowned for their quality. They have been worked since the mid-18th century and highly successful part of the Imerys product portfolio. The precise requirements of customers can be met by the use of substantial resources and unparalleled technical experience in the processes of extracting, refining and drying of kaolins. To satisfy our customers' requirements, the Imerys portfolio contains specially engineered kaolins to ensure the products on offer cover a wide range of casting rates and casting concentrations.

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