Our marble powders are some of the purest and brightest on the market.
Not only are our marble powders some of the purest and brightest on the market, but all products in the Fordacal range are also made using 100% recycled material, meeting ISO 14021.
The Fordacal range is available in six particle sizes ranging from 8 to 150 microns:
|Product grade||50% Passing Microns||99% Passing Microns|
All products are available to collect from our Somerset mill in:
We transport the raw material to our mill at Gurney Slade in Somerset, one of the largest of its type in Europe. Here we mill large quantities to very fine tolerances using state-of-the-art air classification systems. The site has over 6,000 tonnes of raw material storage plus 1,000 tonnes of finished product storage in 10 bulk silos.
You can use our mineral extenders as a commercially interesting alternative to polymer in several thermoplastic resins. The calcium carbonate content offers a range of benefits:
Our portfolio of very white marble powders provides functional fillers for use in compound formulations where purity and brightness are essential, including:
Not only are our marble chips some of the purest and brightest in the market, but an audit also confirmed that all products in the Fordacal range are made using 100% recycled material, meeting ISO14021.
Independent auditing concluded that:
The marble off-cuts are non-toxic natural minerals. For further information, please download the Safety Data Sheets from the documentation tab.
|Specific Gravity||Hardness Mohs Scale||Moisture||Brightness (CIE)|
|2.72 kg/L||3||0.3% Max.||90 Min|
Our customers use industrial minerals to improve constructions, increase safety and reduce costs.