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5 ceramic applications
Business news

5 ceramic applications you might not know yet

Versatile, strong, resistant, long-lasting, mostly natural, chemically inert, easy to clean with hygienic characteristics — it’s easy to see why ceramic products and their applications are so very popular. They are part and parcel of our daily lives, from the roofs above our heads to the tableware we dine from, from the sanitaryware to keep us clean and refreshed to the electrical appliances around us. 

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Corporate news

Entire supply chain has a role in improving sustainability, say minerals experts and customers in online discussion

Imerys organized and took part in a live discussion on how sustainable mineral solutions can help businesses reach their ESG goals – and the importance of including the entire supply chain in their efforts to reduce their environmental impact.

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Woman drinking wine
Product story

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
Product story

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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Houses in Argentina
Local news

Transforming perlite waste residue into construction bricks

50 houses in Argentina have already been constructed with a new type of bricks made with 90% perlite residue - this is a perfect illustration of applying circular economy to the mineral industry.

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Cryogenic perlite
Product story

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
Product story

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
Product story

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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