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  • UNIQUE FEATURES OF EXFOLIATED VERMICULITE

    • Feather Light

    • Low Thermal Conductivity

    • Non-conductivity of electricity

    • Fire resistant

    • Echo Proof (Acoustical insulation)

    • Termite resistant

    • Optimum compatibility with cement

  • USES IN BUILDING ACTIVITIES (Grade I,II,III)

    • Recommended as best thermal insulator and an ideal substitute than any other weathering course material

    • Cold face insulator as insulation bricks in furnaces

    • Plaster aggregates as fire proof material in structures

    • Water leakage arrestor

    • Insulation fill for homes

      • Advantages
      • Low electricity cost

      • Less load on structures

      • Cost effective

      • Fuel conservation

  • IN HORIZONTAL / AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES(Grade IV)

    • Booster to soil health

    • Light weight compound for terrace gardens

      • Advantages
      • Requires less watering

      • Retains moisture and nutrients

      • Improves soil aeration

      • Needs no additional feeding

      • Eliminates damping off

      • Improves drought tolerance

      • Helps in faster seed germinations

      • Facilitates soil conditioning

  • IN BIO-TECHNOLOGICAL ACTIVITIES (GRADE V)

    • Carrier material of microbial inoculation for seed treatment

    • Medium for tissue culture

      • Advantages
      • Reduces usage of chemical fertilizers

      • Reduces bulk density in soil

      • Increases hydraulic conductivity in soil

      • Increases porosity in soil

      • Maximum yield

      • Healthier crops

      • More revenue

  • NEW APPLICATIONS

    • Compressed false ceiling sheets for roof insulation

    • Clay mineral barrier in canal lining to eliminate seepage loss

    • Polluted waste water remediation (Dye effluent / tannery effluent treatments)

    • Waste land developments enriching with nutrient

Technical Details

Vermiculite is an hydrated Lamellar mica group of minerals, when heated to a high degree of temperature exfoliates and expands 8 to 14 times in volume and yields Exfoliated Vermiculite by loss of water molecules.

Chemical Composition
Moisture 7.89%
Loss on Ignition 11.05%
SiO2 30.52%
Fe2O3 16.32%
TiO2 2.63%
Al2O3 14.74%
CaO 9.47%
MgO 3.68%
Alkalies 3.68%

Physical Characteristics :

The bulk density of Exfoliated Vermiculite is 172 Kg/M3 for size from 6mm to 12mm and 225 Kg/M3 for size below 1mm. The colour of Raw Vermiculite is light to dark brownish yellow, greenish or almost black. When heated, the colour changes to lustrous gold/golden brown with a silver (or) bronze tint.

EXFOLIATED VERMICULITE - PRICE LIST

(Price at Eex-factory with effect from 01/06/2016)

AMBATTUR PLANT

Sl.NOGRADESIZERATE IN INDIAN RUPEES PER M.T.
MATERIAL COSTBAG COST
(PACKING CHARGES)
TOTAL VALUE (Material + packing)
1III
(TAMILITE)
3mm to 6mm.13800/-1030/-14830/-
2IV
(TAMIGOLD)
1mm to 3mm.13600/-670/-14270/-
3VBelow 1mm fine powder13400/-515/-
13915/-

Terms and Conditions

1.Payment: 100% advance payment by demand draft RTGS or NEFT drawn in favour of "TAMIL NADU MINERALS LIMITED,Chennai-600005",payable at chennai along with purchase order. The commission for demand draft has to be borne by the buyer. Cheque/Document through Bank will not be accepted.

STATE BANK OF INDIA

PWD COMPLEX BRANCH

CHEPAUK

CHENNAI-600005

A/C NO: 10031641671

IFS CODE: SBIN0006489

MICR NO:600002036

Kindly inform your remittance through RTGS immediately to us on E.mail on the same day itself so as to contact our Bankers.

2.Supply: Ready stock. Ex-factory. Transport has to be arranged by the buyer. Otherwise,the material will be despatched through any reliable lorry transport under freight 'TO PAY' basis from our factory at

M/S.Tamil Nadu Minerals Limited,

Vermiculite Exfoliation Plant,

94-C/1, 3rd Main Road, Industrial Estate,

Ambathur,Chennai-600058.

Phone No.044-26358588

3.Sales Tax: Extra. At present,the rate of tax TNVAT/CST is at 5%. If form C furnished along with purchase order,the rate of CST is at 2% for supply outside Tamil Nadu State.

4.The rates are subjects to revision without prior notice.