MINING COMPANIES IN TURKEY

KALE KİMYA KİMYEVİ MADDELER SANAYİ VE TİCARET A.Ş.

KALE KİMYA KİMYEVİ MADDELER SANAYİ VE TİCARET A.Ş.

Company Name : KALE KİMYA KİMYEVİ MADDELER SANAYİ VE TİCARET A.Ş.
Location : KOCAELİ / GEBZE
Web Site : www.kalekimya.com.tr
Tel : +90(262) 658 07 70
Fax : +90(262) 658 97 77

MINERALS OF COMPANY


KAOLIN & OTHER KAOLIN CLAYS
Mineral Detail:

MINERALS KAOLIN & OTHER KAOLIN CLAYS Kaolin is a very common mineral. Kaolin is a soft, earthy, usually white mineral, produced by the chemical conditioning of aluminum silicate mineral. Kaolin is used in ceramics, medicine, bricks, coated paper, as a food additive, in toothpaste, as a light diffusing material in white incandescent light bulbs, and in cosmetics and as a filler in many other applications. Kaolin has even been used for spiritual and healing purposes! It is also being formulated as a spray to be applied to fruits and vegetables to prevent insect damage and infestation. The largest and most common use is in the paper industry. It is the main ingredient in creating "glossy" paper. Other materials such as calcium carbonate (which is an alternative material) competes with Kaolin as the most important source/ingredient for creating shiny paper.


BENTONITE
Mineral Name:
Mineral Detail:

MINERALS BENTONITE is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate, essentially impure clay consisting mostly of montmorillonite. Bentonite usually forms from weathering of volcanic ash, most often in the presence of water. However, the term bentonite, as well as a similar clay called tonstein, has been used to describe clay beds of uncertain origin. For industrial purposes, two main classes of bentonite exist: sodium and calcium bentonite.