Product Category: Whiteware
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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 clays for ceramics applications.
PYRAX® Pyrophyllite products are unique natural mixtures of platy silicates, principally pyrophyllite, and quartz that are used in whiteware applications.
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.