Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC has been serving the ceramics industry since the early 1920's when our South Carolina clays pioneered the replacement of imported kaolin. Today, Vanderbilt Minerals supplies PEERLESS® Clay and DIXIE CLAY® Clay kaolin clays along with VANSIL® Wollasonite and PYRAX® Pyrophyllite to the ceramics industry. Vanderbilt Minerals also offers DARVAN® Dispersing Agents which are highly effective dispersants used to lower the viscosity of particulate slurries and to inhibit the settling of particulate solids.
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.
Kaolin Clay
Kaolin clays for ceramics applications.
PYRAX® Pyrophyllite
PYRAX® Pyrophyllite products are unique natural mixtures of platy silicates, principally pyrophyllite, and quartz that are used in whiteware applications.
VANSIL® Wollastonite
VANSIL® Wollastonite is a natural calcium silicate mineral used in glazes.
VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate
VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate products are used as viscosity/plasticity modifiers and suspending agents in ceramics applications.
VANZAN® Xanthan Gum
VANZAN® Xanthan Gum is a high efficiency thickener, suspending agent and binder in ceramics applications.