Imerys Carbonates is one the world’s largest producers of calcium carbonate minerals
Imerys Carbonates are one segment of the Imerys’ multi-mineral group. Extensive “know-how” of these minerals and applications allow us to offer combined minerals solutions to our customers. With expertise, creativity, and attentiveness to our customers’ needs, we continue to identify new applications and develop high value-added solutions under a determined approach to responsible development.
Where can these carbonates be used?
From ground calcium carbonate (GCC), to calcium citrate and quicklime – Imerys carbonates is a leading international supplier of high-performance minerals known as PolCarb™, ImerCarb™ and ImerSeal™, which act as extenders and functional fillers to the polymer, rubber and coatings markets. This is supported by an absolute commitment to quality, to ensure the consistency and reliability of their products and services. Its principal markets are plastics & film, rubber, paint & coatings, adhesives and sealants.
Product trade names and descriptions
The below descriptions provide a general insight into our product range on offer from Imerys.
There are a few exceptions where unique products don’t conform to the standard nomenclature, for accurate product information, please search for corresponding technical data sheets via our product finder.
Non-surface treated, high whiteness ground calcium carbonate derived from pure white marble
A high brightness surface treated, marble-based calcium carbonate used in high gloss PVC extrusions
Ultrafine particle size, high brightness, chalk-based calcium carbonate specifically developed for printing ink applications
Surface treated, high brightness ground calcium carbonate derived from marble that is specifically developed for sealant applications
Marble based calcium carbonate particularly well suited to extending TiO2 properties in domestic powder coatings
Slurry of calcium carbonate based on fine particle size marble or chalk used in coatings and adhesives
Standard grades and surface treated calcium carbonate derived from high quality chalk soured in the UK
High purity, fine, engineered calcium carbonate based on a marble feed for use in flexible plastic packaging films and white opaque BOPP
Technical Brochures and Downloads
For additional technical information please visit our dedicated downloads page to access our full library of technical information including industry specific applications, processing guidelines, formulation advice, product properties and characteristics, full product range overviews and much more!
Mineral extenders provide cost-effective formulations without compromising on product quality
Experts in mining, refining and precision processing of minerals to create products with carefully controlled specifications
Extensive knowledge of production applications and product range usage
Variety of calcium carbonate grades derived from chalk, limestone, marble and dolomitic deposits