- Barytes Radiation Shielding Bricks & Mortar Sand
- Filler-Grade Barytes
- Precipitated Barium Sulphate (Blanc Fixe)
- White Barytes
A mineral consisting of barium sulfate. Relatively soft, inert, and inexpensive. Used as a filler and extender in altering acoustic properties, in radiation shielding, and in coating applications. We offer both natural and precipitated barium sulphates. Synthetic barium sulphate is blanc fixe which is used widely in pharmaceuticals.
White – Brown
Up to 4.5
2511 10 00 00
DID YOU KNOW
77% of barytes worldwide is used as a weighting agent for drilling fluids in oil and gas exploration, to suppress high formation pressures and to prevent blowouts. Also used in the manufacture of white paint, especially to give weight to paper, and in the production of wallpaper.