Brasilminas develops functional and special mineral additives for the entire agribusiness chain, from soil preparation (correctives, seeds), going through all stages of farming (pesticides, fertilizers), in addition to additives for animal health and nutrition. In our line of products can be highlighted: Attapulgite, Clay, Kaolin, Carbonates, Drying Powders, etc.
Our materials are used in all stages of civil construction, from the foundation to the finishing, because these materials are present in the concrete, waterproofing materials, coatings, etc. The used mineral additives are: quartz sand, barite, bentonite, kaolin, hydrated lime, quicklime, calcite coated, diatomite, zinc stearate, infusorial earth, etc.
Brasilminas provides mineral additives of high purity and fine grain size, such as: pagodite, barite, calcite, dolomite, kaolin, diatomite, mica, quartz, talc, etc. These additives are used in the manufacture of paints for industry in general and specific types of industry, like automotive, civil construction, furniture, textile, shipbuilding, etc.
The most important families of plastics utilize mineral fillers to provide to the final product a series of physical/chemical properties and the most used are: kaolin, talc, carbonates, calcium oxide, etc.
The chemical area encompasses several industrial segments, such as: water treatment, petrochemical, household cleaners (domissanitary), dyes and pigments, oils and lubricants, foundry, tannery, etc. Brasilminas’ mineral additives are present in these segments.
The reinforcement mineral additives (Pagodite, calcium carbonate, kaolin, precipitated silica, calcium silicate, talc, etc.) are widely used in rubber, to provide a number of benefits to the final product, such as: mechanical resistance, high modules, thermal stability, low density, etc.