Kaolin is a chemical inert, crystalline, platy structured – hydrated aluminum silicate mineral, can give good barrier properties in sealants by creating a complicated path to protect the material that has been sealed. 20 MICRONS is one of the largest producer of various grade of washed kaolin clay at Bhuj manufacturing facility, located at western part of India mainly for Paint, Paper, Polymer, Pesticides, Adhesive – Sealant & Ceramic Industries.
Rheology of the formulation is an important properties in Sealants and Adhesive, both for producer and the end users. The requirements may be different and carefully selected kaolin product with a suitable particle size and distribution can be used to control both low and high shear viscosities during production, application and post application. The choice of kaolin will be very dependent on the customers formulation.