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Diatomaceous earth
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How to use diatomaceous earth: 3 little-known applications

Diatomaceous earth has many practical household applications, but is also used for technical purposes in the chemical, agrifoods, cosmetics and pharmaceutical sectors.

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Sewer image Sewperliner
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How one bacterium can lay waste to an entire wastewater system (and how Sewper® Liner will save it)

Meet Thiobacillus, a common bacteria found in marine and terrestrial habitats that oxidizes sulfur to generate sulfuric acid, in turn dissolving and corroding concrete and steel. Enter Sewper® Liner, Imerys’ most recent innovation designed especially for the protection of concrete elements of new wastewater infrastructure assets.

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Sugar mills for construction
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Sweet spot: how Imerys-developed concrete is saving sugar mills from corrosion

Fonducrete® – an engineered calcium aluminate cement – is reducing costly maintenance and repair work in sugar mills.

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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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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 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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Cat
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Providing comfort to pets through mineral-based cat litter

Bentonite clay creates a clumping pet litter that is convenient for cat owners.

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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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