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Wollastonite

Mineral: Wollastonite

 

Wollastonite (calcium silicate, chemical formula CaSiO3) exists in an acicular and non-acicular form.

 

Wollastonite can be characterised by:

  • Shape (non-acicular/ acicular)
  • Medium Mohs hardness of 5
  • Alkaline nature

 

Basic properties

Property Casiflux F/ FG Casiflux G Unit
Shape fibrous blocky
Moisture < 0.2 < 0.2 [%]
pH 10 10 [-]
Hardness (Mohs) 5 5 [-]
Refractive index 1.63 1.63 [-]
L.O.I. 3.5 3.5 [%]
Density 2.9 2.9 [kg/ dm3]

Products:

Product Grade D50

[µm]

OA

[g/ 100 g]

L*
Casiflux FG20 18 54 94
F75 28 59 90

 

Production location: Geertruidenberg (NL)

Application: Due to its structure, the use of Wollastonite will have an effect on the rheology of the resin and on the stiffness of material (impact and flexural strength) used in PA and PP.

Functionalities: Performance

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