Attapulgite

Rheological Additive
Poultices for Masonry Restoration

About

Attapulgite is available as a finely milled (400 mesh) powder, light cream / beige in colour.

  
Technical Background

Attapulgite is a natural magnesium aluminium phyllosilicate clay mineral with approximate empirical formula:
(Mg,Al)2Si4O10(OH).4H2O.
 
Highly porous with a low bulk density, attapulgite is ideal for use as a rheological additive; it is also used as an absorbent in poultices for masonry restoration.

Typical Mineralogy

Other Typical Properties

Typical Sieve Analysis

Attapulgite is available in 17.5Kg sacks.

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