Talc is a white, grey, or pale green soft mineral with a greasy feel, occurring as translucent masses or laminate and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate.
Talc is known for being the softest mineral on earth. It is also known as Soapstone & Steatite. We offer high and fine quality Soap Stone to our most reliable customers which are situated all round the nation. This green Soapstone is available at industrial leading prices. It is used for industrial purposes and domestic purposes. It is used in Paper, Paint & Coating, Rubber, Cosmetic, Fertilizers, Ceramics, Filler, Plastic, Textiles, Agriculture, Pharmaceutical & detergents etc.
|Silica (SiO2)||60±2 %||58±2 %||57±2 %|
|Alumina (Al2O3)||1.00 MAX. %||1.00 MAX. %||1.00 MAX. %|
|Potassium Oxide (K2O)||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|Sodium Oxide (Na2O)||Nil||Nil||Nil|
|Calcium Oxide (CaO)||0.5±0.5%||2.5±0.5%||0.5±0.5%|
|Ferric Oxide (Fe2O3)||0.8±0.2 %||0.8 ±0.5 %||0.8 ±0.5 %|
|Magnesium Oxide (MgO)||32±1 %||30±2 %||28±2 %|
|Loss on Ignition LOI (950oC)||5±2 %||6±2 %||7±2 %|
Talc powder is prepared from talc, a mineral mainly made up of elements like magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. Talc Powder is highly used in cosmetics and beauty products such as baby powder, facial powder and compacts.
It possess a myriad of beneficial properties. It not only absorbs and clears out the moisture on your face but also helps widely in cutting down the friction, minimizing sweat production to the least and helps in healing cracked heels and rifted toes.
Apart from the fragrance and beauty purposes, it also serves wounds and itchy bedsores with the help of its anti-microbial and moisture absorbing characteristics. It helps in keeping the infected skin dry and moisture free.It works well for the greasy stains. Be it clothes, carpets or mattresses, it helps in alleviating the stains efficiently and effectively. It also helps in freshening up the musty and smelling drawers during summer time.
Talc crushed into white powder is widely known as "Talcum powder" Talc powder has the ability to absorb moisture, absorb oils, serves as a lubricant and produce an astringent effect on human skin.
"Soapstone powder" is also used in lubricants, leather dressings, toilets, as filler in ceramics, paint, paper, roofing materials, plastic, and rubber; as a carrier in insecticides; and is also used as a mild abrasive in the polishing and refining of several cereal grains. Talc comes under the category of World’s softest minerals.
Talc Powder is excellent filler because of its blending characteristics and properties. Talc also exhibits thermal and electrical resistant characteristics as well as excellent scrub resistance, minimal sagging, a very good coverage, higher loading and water resistance.