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Functional filler Imerys talcs - excellent functional fillers in paper and board

Imerys low abrasion talc filler grades make excellent functional fillers in paper and board applications.

Used as functional fillers, Imerys talcs:

  • Provide high retention 
  • Allow high filler loading 
  • Are cost-effective replacements for fresh fiber
  • Reduce white pitch risk when using coated broke
  • Can be used under acid and neutral conditions
  • Provide faster dewatering than other fillers
  • Improve wet web strength
  • Reduce drying time
  • Impart good mechanical properties to the paper
  • Improve paper smoothness
  • Reduce coefficient of friction
  • Improve spool tension
  • Improve coating hold out
  • Improve die cutting
  • Reduce dye usage and two-sidedness.

We recommend our Steafil FA food additive grades and Mistrofil® range for this application.

We offer a full range 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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