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Paint, Inks & Coating


Imerys Kaolin is a major supplier of high quality mineral additives to the paint, inks and coatings industries through the world.

All of our products are supported by a high standard of technical service, product development and research from a team of highly experienced scientists and specialists in the paint, inks and coatings industries.

Our aim is to work actively with our customers to develop new and unique solutions to their problems and technical challenges.

Imerys high performance Kaolin Clays impart unique performance properties in Architectural Paint, Industrial Coatings and Printing Inks to include dry hiding opacity, higher whiteness, lower yellowness hue and even barrier properties to include stain resistance. Imerys Kaolin Clay can improve your Paint / Coatings / Printing Inks hiding power performance while achieving cost savings in your formulation recipe.

Benefits in coatings include:

High opacity

High whiteness

Good gloss control

Potential for significant cost savings

Proven performance

Formulation Flexibility

Superb value

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Look at the Product Finder section of this website to find the best kaolin products for your particular paint, ink and coatings grade, or contact us at one of our regional offices.


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A high brightness calcined kaolin for direct thermal and thermal transfer paper coatings
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