Silver Stone Industries

Talc Powder


Soapstone powder is also written as H2Mg3(SiO3)4 or Magnesium Silicate, which corresponds to 4.8% H2O; 31.7% MgO and 63.5% SiO2. In pulverized form it is whiter in appearance. The compact variety of soapstone powder is called steatite or soapstone. The word soapstone powder has been named probably due to its soapy feel. French-chalk is the trade name of pulverized soapstone powder of pure white quality which forms the base for many cosmetics and toilet preparations. Talcum powder is valued for its extreme softness, smoothness, high lubricating and hiding power and ability to absorb oil and grease. It is chemically inert to Acids and Alkalies. It has been found to be an excellent filler. It can withstand temperatures up to 1300ºC. It has low electrical and thermal conductivity. Above all it can be easily powdered, cut and sawn into any shape and size. These properties in Talc are of extreme value for various industrial applications.

We offer high-quality Talc Powder that is a metamorphic hydrated magnesium silicate with a soapy feel and pearly luster. Its lamellar structure and the platy ness give excellent results to the products. Composites filled with Talc enhance the performance properties of the compound. It exhibits higher stiffness, creeps resistance at both ambient and elevated temperatures. It has a greasy feel. Hydrous Magnesium Silicate Powder is the basic raw material for PP, LD, HDPE compounding, paints industries, paper industries, Rubber, Pharmaceutical Industry, PVC, Cosmetic, Baby Talc powders, and many more. Talc is used in many industries such as Papermaking, Plastics, Paint and Coatings, Rubber, Food, Electric Cable, Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics, Ceramics, etc. Talc finds use as a cosmetic (Talcum Powder), as a lubricant, and as a filler in paper manufacture.

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