What`s TalcAbout talc
Talc's chemical name is hydrated magnesium silicate.It's chemical formula is [Mg3Si4O10(OH)2].
Talc is a kind of soft and smooth stone which is called Katuseki in Japanese. In former days, children used to play drawing pictures on the road.
It is an inorganic ore with the color of white ,pink or gray.
It has such valuable characteristics as chemical stability, insulation, chemical affinity to organic matter.
In order to take advantage of such characteristics, it is ground into fine powder and used for the materials of many products. And it is applied to many products such as paper, paint ,rubber, synthetic resin, ceramics, fertilizer, medicine and cosmetics.
The talc main usage
|usage||Purpose of usage|
|Paper and pulp||Talc is used for filler, pitch control agent,coating agent. In most paper, talc is used to increase smoothness, whiteness and weight of paper.|
|Plastic||Talc is used to increase strength , weight and fireproof of plastic.|
|Paint||Talc is used for paint as rust prevention agent of ships.|
|Rubber||Talc is used for improving electrical resistance, heat resistance and reinforcing agent of rubber.|
|Medicine||Talc is used for bulking agent and coagulation agent for tablets.|
|Cosmetics||Talc is used for cosmetics like pan-cake(foundation), eye shadow, body powder.|