To manufacture various plastics. ultra-fine high-quality talc having a high degree of whiteness is used. This industry is the most perspective market for fillers.
Talc in the paper industry is used as filler, as coating component, and as an absorbent of resin and sawdust. Its application has a number of advantages in comparison to cheap kaolin and calcium carbonate.
Talc has long been used in the ceramics manufacture, and is one of the key additives for this purpose. Talc has certain physical and mechanical properties that make it perfectly suitable for producing ceramics.
Owing to the plate-like structure of its particles, softness, whiteness, organophilicity and hydrophobicity, high thermal resistance and chemical inertness, talc is traditionally included in formulations of various coatings.
Different industrial minerals are used in agricultural products, such as pesticides, fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides; also as active ingredient dry carriers or fillers.