Calcium Carbonate did you know?

August 30th, 2013

The vast majority of Calcium Carbonate used in industry is extracted by mining or quarrying. Pure calcium carbonate (e.g. for food or pharmaceutical use), can be produced from a pure quarried source. Calcium Carbonate has many different uses, did you know fine ground calcium carbonate (GCC) is an essential ingredient in the microporous film used in babies’nappies and is in the majority of chocolate we consume?


For further information please follow the link: Calcium Carbonate


Dental Pumice for Cleaner Teeth

August 28th, 2013

Pumice Powder is added to dental cleaning products where a gentle yet effective abrasive is require. Pumice is a product that originates from volcanic activity so is totally natural and inert. Techfil have been supplying Pumice into the dental industry for many years and work closely with large distributors throughout Europe.


For further information please follow the link: Dental Treatments using Pumice


Pumice Filtration Media – Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis (BWRO) and Fracking Water

August 20th, 2013

Pumice Filtration Media is now widely recognized as an ideal product for use in the filtration industry.  This is due to its extremely high particulate removal, low density and its versatility; it can be used in mono and multi-media filters in both pressure and rapid gravity filter designs, which with the worlds ever growing needs for water for industry is invaluable.


Pumice Filtration Media is used extensively in desalination, potable water filtration and all types of reverse osmosis; seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO), brackish water reverse osmosis (BWRO) and for borehole water. It is also used in the treatment of fracking water and recycling water in the oil industry. 


For further information please follow the links: Pumice Filtration Media, Desalination


Pumice Powder and Pumice Grains – The natural choice for cosmetics

August 12th, 2013

Pumice is a very old and natural mineral that due to its light weight has many uses. Techfil supply Pumice Powder, Pumice Grains and Pumice Pellets to the major manufacturers of beauty products for use in both facial and foot scrubs. The gentle and natural exfoliating properties of Pumice Grains make them an ideal ingredient for foot scrubs. Pumice Powder is more suited to milder exfoliation and facial scrubs.


For further information please follow the links: Exfoliants/Cosmetic Pumice, Pumice Powder, Pumice Grains, Pumice Pellets


Expanded Clay what is it?

August 6th, 2013

Lightweight Expanded Clay Aggregate is a lightweight ceramic shell with honeycomb core produced by firing natural clay to temperatures of 1100 – 1200 °C in a rotating kiln. The Expanded Clay pellets are rounded in shape and fall from the kiln in a grade of approximately 0 – 32 mm with an average dry bulk density of approximately 350 kg/m³. The Expanded Clay is sieved into a number of different grades to suit the final application.


For further information please follow the link: Expanded Clay

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