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Paints and Coatings

Imerys is the world’s leading supplier of high-quality calcium carbonate, diatomaceous earth, graphite and carbon, kaolin, leucophyllite, mica, perlite, talc and wollastonite for Paints & Coatings markets worldwide. 

Working hand in hand with our customers, we engineer the particle shape, size and color of our minerals to help them meet the exact quality and performance requirements of their formulations.

Imerys minerals are ideal multi-functional extenders for water borne, solvent borne and powder decorative and industrial paints and coatings, where they improve optical performance , mechanical properties, rheology, paint stability, weather and stain resistance, mud cracking and barrier properties. 

They also bring multiple benefits to mortars, renders, plasters, color concentrates, varnishes, gel coats, inks and putties. 

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ClearLite®

ClearLite® for high transparency and formulation cost savings in matt wood finishes

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Socal® UP-G

SOCAL® UP-G, an effective TiO2 extender for high opacity and brightness in paints

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Nyad®

Nyad® wollastonite for improved mechanical properties and corrosion resistance in low VOC coatings and high gloss powder coatings.

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Steashield 10

Ultra-lamellar SteaShield™ 10 talc for exceptional barrier properties in stain-blocking decorative paints and corrosion resistant industrial coatings.

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Eco-Phyl®

Eco-Phyl® for improved matting and weather resistance in low-VOC indoor and outdoor paints.

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