Gilsonite® Powder

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Gilsonite is the registered trademark of the American Gilsonite company, and is a non-hazardous, naturally occurring, hydrocarbon resin that is similar in appearance to coal or hard asphalt. It may also be referred to as an asphaltum, uintaite or uintahite.

Sectors & applications

We market these products to three important application sectors – printing inks, paints, and in the foundry sector. The different grades are screened for impurities, then dried to a controlled moisture content, and classified according to particle size.

Inks & Paints

Due to the unique properties of Gilsonite®, it gives paint an excellent bond to almost any material that needs to be protected from the elements. It is a critical high-performance, low-cost paint additive for anticorrosive paints, underbody paints and pipe coatings.


Gilsonite’s naturally superior properties mean high-quality castings with better finish and fewer imperfections.- Three times as much gas generated vs. sea coal for better mold release- High lustrous carbon for better finish- Reductive atmosphere for less reaction between mold and casting for fewer imperfections

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