Silver Stone Industries

Talc Powder For Soap & Detergents

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Talc is a versatile mineral, widely used in various industrial applications. The nature of deposit, formation of talc is the index of its chemical purity, particle shape and other physical features. Talc
possesses some unique and unusual properties, which makes it ideal for its multiple uses. Due to its natural quality of being inert and harmless to skin.

No other mineral other than talc possesses such combination of intrinsic properties. The natural qualities of talc give cosmetics stability, texture, skin adhesion, slip and water resistance. Talc is pure, odourless, and free from impurities. Talc is a cost-effective filler in soaps and detergents to provide creamier lather, improve foaming, and impart a soft and silky skin feel. Talc is an alternative for expensive base oils. Talc is mostly added to body soaps for imparting whiteness and helps in cleansing away dirt and grime from skin surface. As a powder, it absorbs moisture well and helps cut down on friction, making it useful for keeping skin dry and helping to prevent rashes. It is widely used in cosmetic products such as baby powder and adult body and facial powders, as well as in several
other consumer products. Talc is not only used in Body Talc (Talcum Powder) and Toilet Soaps, butalso in Detergents and Washing Powder.

Benefits:

Talc due to its pure, odorless and inert properties is harmless to skin and can be used not only in Body Talc (Talcum Powder) and Toilet soaps, but also in Detergents and Washing Powder.

In detergent powder also, Talc acts as a carrier of detergents and reduces the cost. Due to its natural quality of being inert and harmless to skin, it is the most popular filler.

The natural qualities of Talc gives cosmetics stability, texture, skin adhesion, slip and water resistance. Talc is pure, odorless and free from impurities.

In body Talc, it acts as a perfume carrier due to its chemical inertness and lamellar structure.

In soaps, Talc is mainly used as a filler. The consumption of Talc in Soap, varies between 10 to 50% depending on the quality and type of soap. It also acts as a binding agent and gives hardness to the cake.

Physical Properties:

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Brightness
85 ~ 94%
Whiteness
86 ~ 96%
Specific Gravity
2.70
Moisture
0.10%
Bulk Density
0.55 ~ 0.90 (Depending upon the Particle Size)
LOI
6.0% +/- 0.5%
Appearance
Free Flowing Dry Powder
Carbonate
1.5 % Max
Fineness
300 ~ 20 Microns

Chemical Properties:

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SiO2
58 – 63%
MgO
28 – 33%
CaO
<2%
Al2O3
<0.5%
Fe2O3
<1.0%