Bentone LT

BENTONE LT additive is an organically-modified powdered special smectite clay additive designed for water-borne systems, primarily latex paints. BENTONE LT rheological additive is a highly efficient thickener, imparts high viscosity, provides thermostable aqueous phase viscosity control, imparts thixotropy. Key Applications: agro chemicals • adhesives • ceramics • cementitious systems • cosmetics • crop protection agents • latex paints • foundry paints • plaster-type compounds • polishes and cleaners • textile finishes • waxes


Density1.95 g/cc
FormsWhite, Powder (finely divided), Off-White, Solid

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Waxes
  • Coatings
  • Ceramics
  • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Polishing and cleaning
  • Textile handling
  • Agricultural
  • Cosmetic products
  • Foundry
  • Paint and Coatings


  • Coatings & Construction
  • Cosmetics
  • Agrobusiness

Synonyms: smectite clay, organoclay

CAS Number: 51811-28-0