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Ibex Bentonite

Calcium Low-swell Bentonite

Alternate Names: Ibex-200 Bentonite, Ibex 200 Bentonite

OxideAnalysisFormula
CaO10.80%0.341
MgO12.60%0.554
K2O3.50%0.066
Na2O1.30%0.037
P2O50.20%0.002
TiO20.30%0.007
Al2O36.50%0.113
SiO245.40%1.338
Fe2O32.20%0.024
LOI17.20
Oxide Weight146.63
Formula Weight177.08
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A California calcium, low swelling, colloidal type bentonite clay. It is prime for water impedance, asphalt coating applications, drilling mud and is also used in such products as paints, adhesives and cleaning compounds where absorption and body are needed. It is the most grit-free bentonite produced for commercial scale.

Physical Properties

Specific Gravity: 2.6
Apparent Density (lbs/cu. ft): 47 for 200 mesh, 60 for 50 mesh
Tapped Density (lbs/cu. ft): 73/83
Dry Brightness: 56 for 200 mesh, 51 for 50 mesh
pH: 9.7


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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <material name="Ibex Bentonite" descrip="Calcium Low-swell Bentonite" searchkey="Ibex-200 Bentonite, Ibex 200 Bentonite" loi="17.20" casnumber="52623-66-2"> <oxides> <oxide symbol="CaO" name="Calcium Oxide, Calcia" status="" percent="10.800" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="MgO" name="Magnesium Oxide, Magnesia" status="" percent="12.600" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="K2O" name="Potassium Oxide" status="" percent="3.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Na2O" name="Sodium Oxide, Soda" status="" percent="1.300" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="P2O5" name="Phosphorus Pentoxide" status="" percent="0.200" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="TiO2" name="Titanium Dioxide, Titania" status="" percent="0.300" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="6.500" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="SiO2" name="Silicon Dioxide, Silica" status="" percent="45.400" tolerance=""/> <oxide symbol="Fe2O3" name="Iron Oxide, Ferric Oxide" status="" percent="2.200" tolerance=""/> </oxides> <volatiles> <volatile symbol="LOI" name="Loss on Ignition" percent="17.200" tolerance=""/> </volatiles> </material>


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