Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC has been serving the ceramics an refractories industry since the early 1920's when our South Carolina clays pioneered the replacement of imported kaolin. Today, Vanderbilt Minerals markets minerals and chemicals that are used globally in the manufacture of quality refractory and ceramic products.
PYRAX® RG Pyrophyllite
PYRAX RG is pyrophyllite with low bulk density, low thermal conductivity, and low reversible thermal expansion. PYRAX RG is used in mold washes to prevent metal penetration into the mold.
VANSIL Wollastonite, a natural calcium silicate mineral, is used for in-casting mold flux applications: lubricant - a high temperature processing aid used for its molten viscosity properties in metal casting processes; slag mixes.