Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC is the premier source for natural rheology control in Household, Industrial & Institutional applications. VAN GEL® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate and VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate products are naturally occurring smectite clays that have been water-washed to optimize purity and performance. They are used as suspension stabilizers, emulsion stabilizers and thickeners in a variety of aqueous compositions. These clays are often used in synergistic combinations with organic gums, such as VANZAN® Xanthan Gum, and polymeric thickeners. Vanderbilt Minerals also offers DARVAN® Dispersing Agents to lower the viscosity of particulate slurries and to inhibit the settling of particulate solids.
VAN GEL® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

VAN GEL® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate products are water-washed smectite clays that serve as suspension stabilizers, emulsion optimizers and rheology modifiers.

For assistance selecting the best grade for your formulation, see the VEEGUM/VAN GEL Quick Reference.

VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate
VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate products are water-washed smectite clays that serve as suspension stabilizers, emulsion optimizers and rheology modifiers. For assistance selecting the best grade for your formulation, see the VEEGUM/VAN GEL Quick Reference.
VANZAN® Xanthan Gum
VANZAN® Xanthan Gum is widely used as a rheology control agent for aqueous systems. It increases viscosity, helps to stabilize emulsions, and prevents the settling of solids in a variety of Household, Industrial & Institutional cleaning applications.
DARVAN® Dispersing Agent
DARVAN® Dispersing Agents are highly effective dispersing agents used to lower the viscosity of particulate slurries and to inhibit the settling of particulate solids.
NACAP® Corrosion Inhibitor
NACAP® Corrosion Inhibitor is a 50% sodium 2-mercaptobenzothiazole aqueous solution. NACAP is a corrosion inhibitor for water, alcohol and glycol systems. It is particularly effective in preventing corrosion of copper and brass. It is an excellent corrosion inhibitor for aluminum in systems where aluminum is used in the presence of copper and copper alloys. NACAP is one of the standard copper corrosion inhibitors for the anti-freeze industry.
VANCHEM® NATD
VANCHEM® NATD Corrosion Inhibitor is a 30% aqueous disodium 2,5-dimercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazole solution in water. VANCHEM NATD is a corrosion inhibitor and metal deactivator for nonferrous metals in aqueous systems. It is stable and active at lower pH values than many mercapto compounds.