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Woman drinking wine
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Liquid assets: the surprising role of minerals in wine filtration

Filtration is a commonly observed practice by winemakers across the world. For decades, minerals such as diatomite and perlite have played a vital role in the process – removing unwanted substances and leaving wine producers with clear, quality wines.

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Minerals play a key role in the production of coated abrasives
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The daily grind: how minerals play a key role in the production of coated abrasives

Synthetic abrasive grains such as fused aluminum oxide are at the heart of coated abrasives.

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Man brushing his teeth
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Something to smile about: a 100% natural, mineral-based toothpaste

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.

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Perlite in cosmetic products
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Engineering a natural alternative to plastic beads in cosmetic products

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.

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Man fuels the car with biodisel
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Turning waste into a valuable biofuel through innovative mineral-based filtration

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.

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Water filtration with Imerpure
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Improving access to safe water

Mineral-based filters are removing bacteria and other contaminants from drinking water in the developing world.

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A baby in a diaper
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Using minerals to enhance breathability in diapers

How minerals improve hygiene and comfort of diapers for babies.

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Syringe
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Using minerals to prevent contamination of medicines

Calcined clay and talc provide the properties essential for the manufacture of secure and reliable rubber medical stoppers.

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