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Steabright® A multifunctional extender to improve mud cracking and QUV in decorative paints

  • Enhanced crack resistance
  • Exterior durability
  • Excellent dispersion

Steabright® is a mid-fine, bright lamellar talc chlorite which is ideal for improving mud cracking and QUV in decorative paints.

In interior and exterior decorative coatings, Steabright® provides an optimal balance of paint properties such as:

  • Hiding power and TiO2 extension
  • Matt effect • mud cracking resistance
  • QUV resistance
  • Brightness
  • Scrub resistance
  • Application properties
  • Outdoor durability

Easy dispersion

Steabright® is produced from a bright talc-chlorite ore.

Chlorite has a slightly higher affinity to water than talc due to the presence of additional OH groups in the mineral.

As a result, it is easily incorporated in the dispersion phase of paint production even at high concentration rates.

EU REACh and Ecolabel

Imerys products for paints and coatings are naturally occurring, chemically inert minerals that are simply ground to achieve a specific particle distribution size. We do not use additives in our processes. As such, our products are exempt from EU REACH registration and compliant with EU Ecolabel criteria governing organic paints. Imerys minerals reduce the overall environmental impact of your paints and coatings formulations.

We offer a full range of bespoke formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

Please contact us, we will be only too happy to help

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