LKAB Minerals mine and exclusively source Mica (Muscovite or Phlogopite) from proven reserves worldwide selecting the highest quality raw material to manufacture the DekorFlake products in our European plant. The processing brings out the natural colour of the Mica raw material producing a range of large flaked or fine powdered products in bronze, silver, gold and black colours.
The variety of aesthetic effects achievable with Dekorflake as a result of the extensive range of particle sizes and colours, is wide. Furthermore, different addition levels allow a variety of finishes to be achieved including granite, flecked, glittering/sparkling or metallic lustre.
All grades are compatible with a variety of organic and inorganic matrices and systems. Moreover, all DekorFlake colours and grades are resistant to UV, weather, chemical and thermal degradation. Appearance does not tarnish or diminish under prolonged external exposure.
The main physical properties of DekorFlake include
- Metallic lustre
- Controlled colour consistency
- Tightly controlled particle size distribution
- UV stability
- Weather resistance
- Solvent resistance
- Acid and alkali resistance
- Tough but flexible, plate shaped particles