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Opacilite Ultra

Opacilite™ Ultra For TiO2 extension and opacity in thermoplastics

  • Excellent opacity
  • High whiteness
  • Lower compound cost

Opacilite™ Ultra is a high whiteness flash calcined kaolin designed for TiO2 extension in thermoplastic sheet and film. Used in combination with TiO2, Opacilite™ Ultra maintains color and opacity at a lower compound cost.

Imerys Opacilite™ Ultra is a high whiteness calcined kaolin produced by a new, patented rapid heating process.

This technique creates large numbers of tiny sealed voids within the clay particles, resulting in:

  • Excellent opacifying properties
  • High whiteness
  • Low specific gravity

Opacilite™ Ultra is suitable for the partial replacement of TiO2 in LLDPE, HDPE and PS.

 

 

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.

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