Imerys Performance Minerals is a leading international supplier of high-performance white minerals, extenders and functional fillers
Imerys Performance Minerals 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. Their absolute commitment to quality ensures consistency and reliability across their products and services for an array of applications.
Where can these products be used?
Imerys’ state-of-the-art technology centers harness the intrinsic properties of these minerals to provide solutions for industries such as plastics, rubber, coatings and construction. Their range includes extenders and functional fillers – which come in both flake and dry ground form – which provide good barrier effects and rheology control in various applications. Their Mica® and Suzorite® branded products are also used in plasters and mortars, to improve mixing and troweling properties and flexibility of finished products in construction.
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.
A dry ground muscovite mica which offers beneficial rheological properties and is chemically inert.
Calcined kaolinitic clay that is obtaining by micronization for use in concretes, mortars and coatings
Dries and milled sedimentary kaolinite from the south west of France
This muscovite mica is a micronized product, providing reinforcement in applications where greater resistance to moisture, heat, light or chemicals is needed
Micronized mica developed specifically for paint and coating applications. It can also be used for polymers, plastering, cement rendering, fireproofing, foundry coatings and brake pads
A selection of dry ground, flaked or micronized Micas predominantly used in construction materials and coatings
Phlogopite used for structural vibration damping, improved mechanical properties and GF replacement
Wet ground (WG) muscovite mica used in construction materials and coating applications
Technical Brochures and Downloads
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Selection of Muscovite (white mica), Phlogopite (dark brown mica), phyllosilicate minerals with almost perfect basal cleavage
High performance and high versatility
Worlds largest producer of white industrial mineral
Large network of plants across five continents