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BURGESS NO. 17 is a fine particle size, high brightness hydrous kaolin clay used to extend TiO2 in semigloss paints and inks.
BURGESS NO. 17 is well ground, has excellent whiteness and dispersion, and high brightness.
GE Brightness % 90.0
325 Mesh Residue % 0.01
Average Particle Size Sedigraph 0.5 μ
Free Moisture % Max 1.0
Specific Gravity 2.63
Refractive Index 1.56
pH (20% Solids) 6.9
Loss On Ignition % 13.7 – 14.1
Silica (SiO2) % 44.8 – 45.3
Alumina (Al2O3) % 37.5 – 39.7
Iron Oxide (Fe2O3) % Trace
Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) % 1.35 – 2.27
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