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WC-5 Kaolin

Oxide Weight229.02
Formula Weight265.69
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Wilklay WC-5 is a clean, high quality, very white firing airfloated kaolin especially selected for the whitewares segment of the ceramic industries. The clay has very low residue, an intermediately fine particle size and high plasticity. It is an alternative to #6 Tile and Sapphire kaolin.

Moisture, Max% as produced: 1.0
325 mesh residue, Max: 1.0
Median particle size: 1.2 microns
pH (28% solids), average: 6.9
CEC (Meq/100 gr): 4.0

Particle size:
% Finer than 20 microns: 98
10 microns: 93
5 microns: 80
2 microns: 58
1 micron: 44
0.5 microns: 27

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