ALUMINUM TRIHYDRATE, working for a better environment



ATH is used in polyester resins.  However with increased attention being given to smoke & toxic fume emissions, ATH has found large volume application in  vinyl as a low  smoke, non toxic replacement for antimony and in polyurethane, latex, neoprene foam system,  Rubber, wire & Cable insulation, vinyl walls & flooring coverings and epoxies. 

Alumina Trihydrate acts as a flame retardant and smoke suppressor because of its thermodynamic properties.  Its endothermic dehydration cools the plastic & Rubber parts and dilute with water vapour those combustible gases that do escape. 

The latter is probably the main phenomenon associated with smoke suppression other excellent performance include electrical and track resistance.

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TOR Minerals: high versatility of applications


Our ATH, Boehmite, Titanium Dioxide and Barium Sulfate have the power to be transformed in many different and incredible results. If you are a manufacturer and you are looking for the best raw materials for your business, pay attention to this article and discover the quality of the best specialty minerals. 

ALUPREM, Premium Aluminum Trihydrate and Boehmite.

These products are suitable for a broad range of applications including Wire & Cable, Printed Circuit Boards, Catalysts, High-Tech Polishing, Coatings and Pigments. Performance benefits include high temperature flame retardant, improved mechanical properties & scratch resistance, good resin compatibility and high brightness.

One of the most important applications of our ATH is the Solid Surface manufacture. Part of the amazing and modern design our clients obtain in their products is thanks to the high quality and high standards of our minerals. See some of these applications here

TITANIUM DIOXIDE, our unique and innovative colored mineral.

Unique, Beige and Gray Colored TiO2 Pigments offer formulation cost savings for paints and coatings (architectural, industrial, metal finishes, powder coating, coil backers, primers and wood coatings), sealants, floor tiles, PVC and plastics master batch.

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Barium Sulfate’s high density is one of the primary reasons it is used as a Pigment. Suitable for use in both acid and basic conditions, BARTEX gives weight and body to products ranging from Powder Coatings to Rubber products (floor mats and curtain backings) and Plastics (poker chips and billiard balls). BARTEX is also used as an extender pigment in top coats and primers.

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The power of Titanium Dioxide

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The power of Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide or TiO2 is the most widely used prime pigment in paints, coatings, plastics, paper and many other products. Typically TiO2 provides opacity and whiteness to end products. HITOX® and TIOPREM® (heat stable for high temperature applications), however, are unique beige and gray colored Rutile TiO2 pigments. They occupy a marketing niche as high quality, color pigments that offer cost savings by replacing some of the more expensive color pigments as well as white TiO2 in a broad range of color formulations. HITOX® and TIOPREM® are commonly used by major international paint and plastics manufacturers. Uses include paints and coatings (architectural, industrial, metal finishes, powder coating, coil backers, primers and wood coatings), sealants, floor tiles, PVC and plastics master batch.