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Rheology, settling and applicability

Rheology, settling and applicability Imerys Minerals for Improved inorganic/organic pigment suspension, improve settling in deep base paint lines

Imerys hydrous kaolin and muscovite mica with their lameller morphologies are an excellent choice to improve pigment dispersion and in-can settling problem in paints and coatings.


Our Mineral additives adjust the viscosity and improve wetting of pigments to minimize foaming, helping to protect the paint from biocidal attack.

Pigment suspension

Imerys lamellar paint and coatings products improve the pigment suspension, reduce the pigment flocculation during storage and improve spatter resistance performance.

Recommended kaolin grades:

  • Hydrite® N
  • Hydrite® TS90
  • Hydrite® UF90
  • Hydrite® Flat DS
  • Kaopaque® 10S

Recommended mica grades:

  • Muscovite Mica C4000
  • Muscovite Mica C3000
  • WG325
  • Suzorite 500-C
  • Suzorite 325-G

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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