• 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
Moisture7.89%
Loss on Ignition11.05%
SiO230.52%
Fe2O316.32%
TiO22.63%
Al2O314.74%
CaO9.47%
MgO3.68%
Alkalies3.68%

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

RATE IN INDIAN RUPEES PER M.T.

SI.NoGradeSizeMaterial CostBag Cost (Packing Charges)TOTAL VALUE (Material + packing)
1III (TAMILITE)3mm to 6mm.13800/-1030/-14830/-
2IV (TAMIGOLD)1mm to 3mm.13600/- 670/-14270/-
4VBelow 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.