ATTAPULGITE INFORMATION

Attapulgite is a soft, highly absorbent clay. It is sold as raw or as semi-calcined, LVM grade. This mineral is very common in the Southeastern United States and is often used in medicine.

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Grades of Attapulgite

Attapulgite 325 Mesh Semi-Calcined LVM

ATTAPULGITE 325 MESH SEMI-CALCINED LVM INFORMATION

This is a finely divided powder free of coarse materials. Attapulgite is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate, composed essentially of the clay mineral montmorillonite. This item is fired to remove the volatile material and finds use as an inert carrier and a filler.

Packing: Paper bags 50 lbs each on pallets Super Sacks or pure Bulk
Origin: USA

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Chemical Analysis  
SiO2 70%
Al2O3 14%
Fe2O3 5%
FeO 0.3%
MgO 6%
CaO 2%
Na2O 0.2%
K2O 1.3%
P2O5 1.0%
TiO2 0.6%
Physical Analysis  
Appearance Brown or Tan Powder
H2O Free 3.0 % max
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Particle Size Header 2
+200 mesh Trace
-325 92%
Attapulgite Animal Feed Granules

ATTAPULGITE ANIMAL FEED GRANULES INFORMATION

An aluminum silicate, composed essentially of Eastern Attapulgite. This item is fired to produce strong granules to be used in animal feed as a carrier and absorbent of feed additives.

Packaging: Paper bags 50 lbs each pallet Super Sacks or pure Bulk
Origin: USA

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Chemical Analysis  
SiO2 70%
Al2O3 14%
Fe2O3 5%
FeO 0.3%
MgO 6%
CaO 2%
Na2O 0.2%
K2O 1.3%
P2O5 1.0%
TiO2 0.6%
Physical Analysis  
Appearance Brown or Tan Powder
H20 Free 3.0 % max
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Particle Size  
+200 mesh Trace
-325 92%
Attapulgite FFMG, Well Drilling Grade

ATTAPULGITE FFMG, WELL DRILLING GRADE INFORMATION

Attapulgite is a hydrated aluminum silicate, composed essentially of the clay mineral montmorillonite. The FFMG grade is processed for special drilling mud formulation when other clays are not suitable.

Packaging: Paper bags 50 lbs each on pallets, Supersacks, or pure bulk.
Origin: USA

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Typical Chemical  
SiO2 70%
Al2O3 14%
Fe2O2 5%
TiO2 0.6%
Physical Analysis  
Appearance Off white coarse powder
Free Moisture 12 % max
Density 45 lb/cu ft
Particle Size  
+20 mesh 4.0 % max
20 / 50 40.0 % max
-200 2.0 % max
Attapulgite 24/48 LVM

ATTAPULGITE 24/48 LVM INFORMATION

Attapulgite is a hydrated magnesium aluminum silicate. The 24/48 grade is carefully graded to remove extra coarse and extra fine materials. This item is fired to remove the volatile material. This product frequently finds use as an absorbent for animal litters, oils, and oil spills.

Packaging: Paper bags 50 lbs each on pallets, Supersacks, or pure bulk
Origin: USA

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Chemical Analysis  
SiO2 70%
Al2O3 14%
Fe2O2 5%
FeO 0.3%
MgO 6%
CaO 2%
Na2O 0.2%
K2O 1.3%
TiO2 0.6%
Physical Analysis  
Appearance Brown or Tan
Granules  
H2O Free 28 – 34
Liquid Holding 33.0 % min
pH 6.0 – 7.0
Particle Size  
+12 mesh 0.1 % max
12 / 20 1.1 % max
20 / 60 97.5 % min
60 / 100 0.8 % max
-100 0.5 % max

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