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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>>

Iron Oxide

Composition

Fe2O3

 

Portafer®

Properties

  • high iron content

Applications

Ceramics: moulding sand for bricks

Glass: pigment for brown glass, limits the transfer of heat radiation, the most important element for the absorption of infrared radiation gives the required constant iron content

Metallurgy: influencing viscosity

For information about the paint and polymer applications visit Sibelco Specialty Minerals Europe.