Welcome to Imerys Performance Minerals


Mistrogard® For durable industrial coatings and putties

  • Enhanced durability
  • Ideal for high solids coatings
  • Good sandability
  • Excellent for automotive refinish applications

Mistrogard® is a range of talc-based extenders designed to meet the high performance demands of modern industrial coatings applications and putties.

Due to its unique morphology and mineralogy, Mistrogard® imparts excellent properties in industrial coatings systems: 

  • Optimal packing of coatings components
  • An excellent barrier effect
  • Enhanced corrosion resistance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Low oil absorption to meet stringent VOC standards
  • Optimal loading
  • Good adhesion and sandability
  •  Excellent sprayability using airless spray techniques

It is an excellent cost-effective solution for high solids coatings and for automotive refinish applications.

The Mistrogard® product range consists of three grades of different fineness. The choice of grade depends on the function in the end application.

Three available grades

Mistrogard® 15 Mistrogard® 45 Mistrogard® 75
Automotive refinishing High solids epoxy primers Auto body fillers and putties
Sandable primers Marine coatings Sealants
General industrial coatings Protective coatings High build coating systems


EU REACh and Ecolabel

Mistrogard® is derived from naturally occurring, chemically inert minerals that are simply ground to achieve a specific particle distribution size. We do not use additives in our processes. As such, Mistrogard® is exempt from EU REACH registration and compliant with EU Ecolabel criteria governing organic paints. Imerys minerals reduce the overall environmental impact of your paints and coatings formulations.

We offer a full range of bespoke 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 only too happy to help

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