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Celite® For superior matting and high color enhancement

  • Matting control
  • Burnish resistance
  • Breathability
  • Touch-up control

Imerys Celite® grades are made from diatomaceous earth, a silica mineral derived from the fossilized remains of microscopic single cell aquatic plants known as diatoms. Due to their unique combination of physical properties and high brightness, Celite® grades are excellent matting agents.

Flux-calcined Celite®

Celite® flux-calcined grades are extremely white diatomaceous earths designed for high color enhancement and matting control.

Flux-calcined Celite® grades are ideal for use in:

  • Water-based decorative paints
  • Solvent-based decorative paints
  • Traffic markings
  • Masonry paints
  • Primers

Natural Celite®

Natural Celite® grades are excellent solutions for high matting.

Natural Celite® grades are recommended for:

  • Masonry paints
  • Traffic paints
  • Water-based and solvent-based paints
  • Primer paints
  • Low PVC paints

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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