What is talc or Talc/Soapstone powder ?
The chemical formula for Talc is Mg3Si4O10(OH)2, which is a hydrated magnesium silicate. In powder form, talc is often mixed with corn starch to make baby powder. Minerals such as this one are used as thickeners and lubricants. The mineral is found in ceramics, roofing materials, and paint. Many cosmetics contain it. Occasionally, it occurs in a crystal form and as foliated to fibrous masses. The foliation is two-dimensional, with perfectly cleaved basal facets and a flat fracture. It can therefore be very simply stated that talcum powder is a natural mineral powder that exists in the earth crust and is quarried in the form of powder, lumps, grits, and many other forms for use in different industries. It has various applications we will discuss in the next point of the article. Read More.
Talc powder Uses in Different Industries:-
- Talc powder cosmetic Grade:- Talcum/Talc or Soapstone powder is a common name for it. Major talc is used in cosmetic industries to absorb the body moisture easily, and also prevent caking. Talcum powder improves consistency and makes a Cosmetic product opaque. 35% of talc powder in India is used by the cosmetic industries.
- Talc powder for paper, Ink Industries:- Talc powder helps paper industries to increase the opacity, porosity, smoothness and brightness of the paper Hence Ink in the complement of paper so that talc also helps in ink production. Talcum helps to improve the colour performance and improve ink transfer to ensure you get a clean print. Hence talc powder helps these industries to make their products more effective and better.
- Talc powder for plastic Industries:- Plastic Industries take talc in use in their industry because it helps them to increase the characteristic of plastics, purity and aspect ratio of the plastics. Helps to make product more durable, stable and tougher.
- Other Applications:- Talc is also used in other more industries like paints, coatings, rubber, food, electric cable, pharmaceuticals, and ceramics.
Conclusion:- Talc powder is the most used mineral in very common products that we use in our daily lives. Ankita Industries is a Udaipur based company with 15+ years of experience in this mineral industry that is why we are called the best Manufacturer of Talc Powder in Udaipur. For more information about us and our products you can visit our website or contact us.