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Masterfil Kaolin

Oxide Analysis Formula
CaO 0.10% 0.00
K2O 0.22% 0.01
MgO 0.05% 0.00
Na2O 0.02% 0.00
TiO2 1.78% 0.06
Al2O3 37.78% 1.00
SiO2 45.92% 2.06
Fe2O3 0.69% 0.01
LOI13.11%
Oxide Weight 233.70
Formula Weight 268.96

Notes

A general purpose air floated kaolin of good casting properties. It is an appropriate selection for mechanical forming applications where more plasticity is desirable and fired color is not critical.

Bulk Density: 30 lb/cu. ft.
Moisture: 1%
PCE: 34
C.E.C.: 3.5
Specific Gravity: 2.62
pH (10% solids, max.): 6.0
Viscosity (70% solids, cps): 1000
Wet Sieve Residue, +325 mesh (%): 1.0
Median Particle Diameter (microns): 1.2
Specific Surface Area (sq. meters/gram): 17.31

Particle Size (% finer than):
20 microns: 93.6
10: 84.3
5: 73.1
2: 57.8
1: 46.8
0.5: 32.9

Related Information

Links

URLs http://www.zemex.com/feldspar/master.html
Zemex Feldspar Data Sheets
Materials Mastercast Kaolin
Materials Masterfloat Kaolin
Materials Kaolin
Hazards Kaolin Toxicity
Typecodes Kaolin
Pure clay mineral, there are many brand names of varying purity and iron content.

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