Kaolin, also called china clay, is a soft white clay that is an essential ingredient in the manufacture of china and porcelain and is widely used in the making of paper, rubber, paint, and many other products. It is used as extenders and additives in adhesives, coatings, inks, plastics, rubber and coatings.
|Molar Weight||258.16 g/mol|
|Melting Point||1750 °C|
|Forms||Grey, Powder, White, Yellow, Odourless|
Synonyms: Aluminum silica hydroxide, Aluminum Silicate Hydrous, China Clay, Hydrous Aluminum Silicate, Anhydrol
Chemical Formula: Al2(OH)4Si2O5
CAS Number: 1332-58-7