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Joint Compound

Joint Compound Imerys minerals improve the rheology in joint compounds

Imerys offers a wide variety of products for the joint compound industry. When drywall is hung, it’s attached to studs with metal fasteners and a gap is left between individual sheets of drywall.  This gap is then covered with tape and topped with a joint compound to form a smooth surface finish that conceals any gaps or fasteners.

Benefits:

  • Reduce water demand
  • Provides consistent color
  • Prevents shrinkage and cracking
  • Reduces cost of overall formations

We recommend:

  • Microwhite 100  provides excellent anti-mudcracking and barrier properties. 
  • WG™ high aspect ratio micas offer superior whiteness.

We offer a full range of custom formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

Please contact us, we will be happy to help

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