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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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Lightweighting vehicules is a key way to reduce CO2 emissions. Discover how replacing metal parts with mineral-infused plastic parts is a sustainable solution, while maintaining high safety standards.
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Pulling their weight: how minerals contribute to lightweighting vehicles

Cars are getting lighter – reducing CO2 emissions, while maintaining high safety standards, thanks to mineral-infused plastic parts.

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Cryogenic perlite
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Cryogenic perlite meets urgent medical oxygen bottles need in Brazil state ravaged by COVID-19

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.

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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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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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Doctor wearing medical gloves
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Providing a mineral barrier against infection

Imerys is supporting medical glove manufacturers to meet increased demand in the healthcare market.

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