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Kaolin clay

What is kaolin clay or china clay? Kaolin clay is a dominant paper filler material which is derived from koalinite. It is also known as china clay, since the mineral primarily found in kao-ling, china. Another name of kaolin clay is white clay or light clay or heavy clay. The chemical Read more

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Titanium dioxide

Titanium dioxide is an excellent filler material for paper mill industries. In spite of its all advantages, the uses of titanium dioxide are limited due to its exclusive price and high abrasive. It is used in such good quality papers that need high opacity, higher brightness and Read more

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Talc

What is Talc Talc is well-known as talcum powder. It is a natural hydrated magnesium silicate – H2Mg3(SiO3)4. Talc is a soft, low abrasive, flat-like particle, chemically inert and organophilic material. These are reason why many paper mill use this filler. commercially talcum powder is a Read more

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Calcium Carbonate

Calcium carbonate is used in paper mill as a filler material in the alkaline papermaking process. Now a days Calcium carbonate dominant over other papermaking filler materials; though at the first stage of papermaking kaolin was 1st choice. The main reason behind the preference of calcium Read more

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Types of Paper filler

The filler materials that are used in paper mill can be classified into two groups. These are Inorganic fillers and organic fillers. The most common inorganic paper fillers used in paper mill are precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC), ground calcium carbonate (GCC), Kaolin clay, Talc and titanium Read more

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Paper Filler

Filler is the most important material of paper mill. It is usually used in paper mill to reduce cost. Depending upon the performance characteristics of the particular filler as well as the percentage added these materials can enhance the physical, optical, price-performance & esthetic Read more

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