Brick and Pavers
Imerys provides an extensive portfolio of performance minerals including ball clay and kaolin clay to the brick and paver industry. Our unique portfolio allows us to work with our customers to help solve and overcome a wide range of production challenges and performance issues.
For the Bricks and Pavers industry we provide the following benefits:
- Lower firing temperature in the kiln driving potential energy savings
- Improved fire color for specialty products
- Plasticity and green strength improvements
- Mineralogical consistency
- Improved yield
We recommend ball clay for brick and pavers to improve your plasticity, green strength and the stable color that you require:
- Super Strength #2
- Bell Gray
- Old Mine #4
- Tennessee #5
We recommend kaolin clays for exceptional fired color and to enhance fired strength. Grades are also available that improve plasticity and green strength:
- Allen G
We have major ceramics technology centers in the Americas, Europe and Asia offering a full range of technical and process support services to help you match the right solution to your application requirements.
And with industrial facilities and blending platforms in Asia, Europe, Middle-East and the Americas, we have the resources to serve our customers anywhere in the world.