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Kaopolite™ Mica is a naturally occurring muscovite mica offered in a range of particle sizes and luster effects.
It is treated to reduce microbiological content but otherwise is not surface treated or coated. It can be used where high greater resistance to moisture, heat, light, or chemicals is needed. Kaopolite Mica offers beneficial rheological properties and, depending on grade, can be used as a filler and flow agent, or to brighten the tone of colored pigments and to offer decorative effects.
Pressed and loose powder
Creams and lotions
Hot pour and emulsion
Typical Physical Properties
|Property||Kaopolite™ 3000||Kaopolite™ 325||Kaopolite™ 100|
|Retained +325 Mesh (%)||1||5||n/a|
|Median Particle Size (µm)||28||34||67|
|Brightness||Off White||Off White||Off White|
|Density: Bulk (lbs/ft.³)||13||11||18|
|Index of Refraction||1.58||1.58||1.58|
|Bulking Value (lb/solid gallon)||23.53||23.53||23.53|
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