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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Cassie May

Cassie May

Sales Manager Calcifert, Andricite, Flowdol, Fordacal, Limestone filler

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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.

LKAB Minerals acquired full ownership of Francis Flower. With this acquisition we have extended our product range with Andricite.

More detailed information on the product, related projects, datasheets and contact information can be found on the dedicated product website.