Barite is natural Barium Sulfate (BaSo4). It is one of the most famous weighting materials based on its high specific gravity. It is being supplied in forms of raw ore and powder.
- In drilling used as the weighting agent.
- In the painting industry used as a pigment.
- Used as weighted filler in the production of paper, clothing and rubber industry.
- It also has medical uses such as in X-Rays
|PH at room temp & 180 F||–||6.5 min|
|Specific Gravity||–||4.20 min|
|Residue on ASTM sieve No 200||%||3 max|
|Residue on ASTM sieve No 325||%||10+5|
|Water Soluble Solids||%||0.1 max|
|Apparent Viscosity before/after adding Gypsum||cps||125 max|
|Soluble Alkaline Earth Metal as Calcium||ppm||250 max|
25 Kg Bag, 1 Mt Jumbo Bag & Neg.