Aluminium silicate is a compound made from aluminum, oxygen and silicate that can take the form of a mineral as well as combine with water to make a clay. It has a hardness of 1-2 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. The refractive index of aluminium silicate is 1.56 and the density is 2.8 to 2.9 g/cm.
- Good opacity
- Good leveling pigment
- Excellent thicksotropy
- Imparts very less settling in paint
- Electrical insulating materials
Available in different grades (A grade and regular grade)
Also available in synthetic and natural form