Cars are getting lighter – reducing CO2 emissions, while maintaining high safety standards, thanks to mineral-infused plastic parts.
With a desperate lack of healthcare supplies for Covid-19 patients in Brazil’s largest state, Imerys produced and delivered 3.3 tonnes of cryogenic perlite that was essential for safeguarding bottles of medicinal oxygen at the right temperature.
Environmental regulation might be driving the trend for increased manufacturing of electric cars, but high-quality ingredients in their batteries are ensuring drivers reach their destinations safely and reliably.
In the pursuit of healthy white teeth, Imerys has found that toothpaste that combines kaolin and delicately engineered perlite provides highly effective dental care and meets consumers’ preference for natural ingredients.
The mineral perlite is an effective replacement for microbeads in scrubs and shower gels – not only for its exfoliating performance, but for reducing plastic pollution in oceans.
For years, virgin oils have been the in-demand ingredient in biofuels to help meet sustainability goals. Improved filtration techniques, thanks to minerals such as diatomite, mean even the most heavily contaminated waste fat can be used to run engines.
Bentonite clay creates a clumping pet litter that is convenient for cat owners.
Graphite and carbon ensure portable healthcare devices operate safely.
Platy minerals and barrier formulations offer an alternative to single-use plastic in food and drink packaging.
Mineral-based filters are removing bacteria and other contaminants from drinking water in the developing world.
How minerals improve hygiene and comfort of diapers for babies.
Calcined clay and talc provide the properties essential for the manufacture of secure and reliable rubber medical stoppers.