Products Refractory Industry Barium Sulphate

Product Information - Barium Sulphate

Information

Baryt occurs as mineral in natural mineral deposits.
Grades: Barium sulphate occurs as:

- natural mineral Baryte
- precipitated (synthetically manufactured) barium sulphate

Specification

Mineralogy: BaSO4
Acid solubility: resistant against acids and bases
Colour: mainly white
sometimes grey, reddish, yellowish, brownish, black
Particle shape: dense, prismatic, flaky
Specific weight: 4,2 - 4,5 g/cm3
Specific gravity: 2,2 - 2,4 g/cm3
Melting point: c. 1580°C
Brightness: L* > 90%
Oil absorption: c. 15 - 25 g/100 g
MOHS hardness: 3 - 3,5
Particle size: - natural barium sulphate: 200 mesh to > 1000 mesh
- precipitated barium sulphate: D50 c. 1 - 2 µm

Contact

Possehl Erzkontor GmbH & Co. KG
Beckergrube 38-52
23552 Lübeck

Phone:  +49 - (0) 451 - 148 0
Fax:  +49 - (0) 451 - 148 355