Our Specialty Vermiculite division is dedicated to making quality vermiculite products for a wide variety of customer needs and applications

Vermiculite is an ideal mineral that’s beneficial in many applications and products. It’s a hydrated magnesium aluminum sheet silicate mineral closely related to mica. When subjected to heat, vermiculite expands. The expanded particles are lightweight, and have thermal-resistant properties that make it ideal in these markets:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive
  • Construction
  • Industrial
  • Masonry
  • Packaging
  • Specialty coatings
  • Swimming pools

Benefits of Vermiculite

Our vermiculite is produced in a variety of particle sizes and make an excellent product in many applications. Vermiculite dispersions are used in high temperature coatings or binders for construction materials, gaskets, weld curtains, specialty papers/textiles, oxidation resistant coatings on carbon composites, and as barrier coatings for films. Some of the benefits include:

  • Compressible
  • Highly absorbent; soaks up to 3x its volume in water
  • High cation exchange capacity
  • Fireproof
  • Lightweight

How is Vermiculite Used?

Vermiculite’s water-wicking, lightweight, and thermal-resistant properties make it ideal for many applications and products.

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