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Introduction
Talc Mg3Si4O10(OH)2 the name has been in use since antiquity and is derived from the Arabic. Talc is a highly lamellar product. It is suitable for applications where very fine, pure and bright product is required.

History
Talc, a hydrous silicate of magnesium, crystallizes in the monoclinic system. It ranges in color from white to greenish gray or dark green. It occurs as flakes. The specific gravity ranges from 2.6 to 2.8. It has a greasy feel and a hardness of 1 to 1.5. The most common impurities are dolomite, calcite, quartz and serpentine.

Properties
The properties of Talc which make it of commercial value are;

  • Extreme Softness
  • Moderate Lustre
  • Lubrication Properties
  • Low Moisture Content
  • Ability to absorb Oil and Grease
  • Chemical Inertness
  • Jigh Fusion Point
  • Low Conductivity for Heat and Electricity
  • Good Hiding Power as a pigment

Applications

  • Paints
  • Plastics & Compounding
  • Ceramics
  • Paper
  • Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Other Uses, Cereal Polishing, Bleaching Agent, Floor Wax, Water Filtration, Leather Treatment, Shoe Polish, Welding Rod Coating, Printing Ink, Casting for Iron Ore in the direct reduction process, Asphalt, Jointing Compounds, Confectioneries, Foam / Rubber, Putties, Chewing Gum, Animal Feed, Lubricants, Soaps Manufacturing.

Grades of Talc
We are producing different grades of talc as follows;

1- TALC LUMPS 'BUTTER' GRADE

General Information

 
Mining Starts 2004
Mining Location 350 Km away from Capital Islamabad
Whiteness 93 – 95 %
Capacity Used Monthly Production 20,000 Tons
Reserve 2,000 Hectares, Millions of Tons
Environmental Disability May - July 50% less production due to rainy season Dec - Jan 50% less production due to snow falling
 

2- TALC LUMPS 'A' GRADE

General Information

 
Mining Starts Since 2004
Mining Location 350 Km away from Capital Islamabad
Whiteness 91 - 93 %
Capacity Used Monthly Production 15,000 Tons
Reserve 1,500 Hectares, Millions of Tons
Environmental Disability May - July 50% less production due to rainy season Dec - Jan 50% less production due to snow falling
 

3. TALC LUMPS 'SILVER' GRADE

General Information

 
Mining Starts Since 2006
Mining Location 150 Km away from Capital Islamabad
Whiteness 88 - 90 %
Capacity Used Monthly Production 30,000 Tons
Reserve 3,000 Hectares, Millions of Tons
Environmental Disability May - July 50% less production due to rainy season Dec - Jan 50% less production due to snow falling
 

4. TALC LUMPS 'SOFTER' GRADE

General Information

 
 
Mining Starts Since 2006
Mining Location 150 Km away from Capital Islamabad
Whiteness 85 - 87 %
Capacity Used Monthly Production 15,000 Tons
Reserve 1,500 Hectares, Millions of Tons
Environmental Disability May - July 50% less production due to rainy season Dec - Jan 50% less production due to snow falling