Andricite® for building and construction

Andricite® is a stable, finely ground synthetic anhydrous calcium sulphate used in a wide range of construction applications.

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Industrial applications for Andricite

Our customers use Andricite in the building and construction industry for:

In addition to the applications in the building and construction industry, we sell Andricite as a:

Besides the existing markets we see opportunities for our anhydrite product in the following applications:

  • PVC pipe filler, because it has/can:
    • Withstands humidity
    • tabular structure
    • good transparency properties
    • hardness 3.5 Mohs
    • density 3.0 g/cm3
  • Industrial paints
  • Construction chemical
  • Clear lacquer system
  • Adhesives
  • High-performance filler
aerated block - andricite

Product details Andricite

In the industrial process of making the fluorinated compound, we obtain our synthetic anhydrite as a byproduct. By creating products from an existing process, we created the opportunity to develop new eco-technological products that have excellent performance both physical as well as mechanical.

Product grades / portfolio

LKAB Minerals offers:

  • Milled Andricite
  • Un-milled Andricite

Please contact our product sales specialists to obtain more information and ask for a datasheet.

Andricite packaging & logistics

Our Andricite is available ex Runcorn on a collected or delivered basis in:

  • Bulk
  • 25 kg bags
  • 1000 kg big bags

We also have this product available from our Moerdijk (The Netherlands) stock location in:

  • 25 kg bag
  • 1000 kg big bags

Calcium sulphate origin

LKAB Minerals makes Andricite as a by-product in the manufacture of fluorinated compound making this the more sustainable choice over the natural mined anhydrous calcium sulphates.

Andricite toxicology

A non-toxic, non-hazardous stable mineral. You can download the Safety Data Sheet from the documentation tab.

Safety Data Sheet

  • Do you supply Andricite throughout the United Kingdom?


    Yes, we supply anywhere in the UK with 24 hours notice.

  • Do you export Andricite outside the UK?


    Yes, we export in 1 tonne and 25kg big bags.

  • Where is your production site?


    Our production facility is located in Runcorn, Cheshire, United Kingdom.

  • Can you supply in 25kg bags and in bulk?


    Yes, we supply both in 25kg bags on pallets and also by bulk tanker.

  • Do you deliver at weekends?


    Yes, we deliver 7 days a week including Bank Holidays.