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GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Barite (Barium Sulphate) is a mineral with over 90% BaSO₄ in it. It is known for its density.

 Features include:

Colour: White / Yellow / Grey

Hardness: 2.5 – 3.5 Mohs

Specific Gravity: 4.1  and 4.2

Low oil absorption

Low specific surface area

Fast flowing

Granular structure

Vitreous ,pearly luster

Insoluble in water and acids

GENERAL APPLICATIONS/ USES

Paints – as primer and pigment

Used for polishing surfaces

Plastics, clutch pads, rubber mud flaps, mold release compounds, radiation shielding, television and computer monitors, traffic cones and brake linings.

Sound deadening material in automobiles and flush pipe systems.

 

AVAILABLE GRADES

  • API Grade 4.2 specific gravity
  • Industrial Grade > 4.1 specific gravity