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Sibelco acquires Viaton Industries

Global minerals provider, Sibelco, has this week announced completion of its acquisition of Viaton Industries Limited, the UK-based specialists in mineral fillers for use in chemicals and coatings.

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The Viaton deal forms part of Sibelco’s strategy for growth through the acquisition of associated businesses and supports its expansion in core markets such as coatings.  The Viaton plant will immediately become a fully integrated part of Sibelco’s UK operations. Read more>>

Clay

Composition

various compositions with aluminium silicate as main ingredient

 

Clay

Properties

  • very mouldable
  • firing colour, firing shrinkage and water absorption vary according to the type of clay and the firing temperature

Applications

Ceramics: basis for sanitary fittings, tiles, roof tiles and bricks.