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Plastics & Film

IMERYS is a major supplier of high quality mineral additives to the plastics and film industries throughout the world.


Our portfolio for Plastics includes kaolin, calcined kaolin and mica.


Our mineral processing expertise allows us to offer innovative mineral additive solutions to match the requirements of your plastic and film applications.


Calcined clay grades (InFilm 200, PoleStar 200R) are used extensively as antiblock additives in plastic films and as infrared barrier additives in plastic films for agricultural and greenhouse applications. For more a more detailed study see the related topic below.


For Thermosets we can supply a range of high whiteness materials where colour is critical and low cost materials where filling / bulking is needed.


All of our products are supported by a high standard of technical service, product development and research from a team of highly experienced scientists and specialists in the application of calcium carbonates and kaolins in the plastic and film industries. Please refer to these sections for examples of innovative products.


Product Related Literature

PDF fileImerys Plastics & Film Brochure [3.58MB]


Published Papers

PDF fileComposites of polyamide 6 and silicate nanotubes of the minerals halloysite:      Influence of molecular weight on thermal, mechanical and rheological properties.
     Elsevier 04/2010

Related Topics

BulletThe Use of Calcined Kaolins as Antiblocking Agents

BulletOpacilite™ Ultra for TiO2 Extension in Thermoplastics


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