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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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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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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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