Pyrophyllite PYRAX B

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Alumina Silicate

Brands: Pyrotrol 2253 or  Pyrophyllite PYRAX B 

Pyrophyllite has excellent thermal stability, so it is added to clay to reduce thermal expansion when firing.   Al2Si4O10(OH)2


PYROPHILLITE PYROTROL 2253 is a naturally hydrated aluminum silicate. It decreases thermal expansion and crazing. A nonplastic. Minimum order quantity is 10 lbs.

 Product Data: 


 Markets   Technical Ceramics, Whiteware Ceramics, Structural Clay Coatings, Art   Pottery, Stoneware  

 Benefits   Improves Thermal Expansion, Stabilizes Shrinkage, Widens Firing Range,   Reduces Warpage  

 Preparation Method   Crushing & Screening of Selectively Mined High Andalusite/Pyrophyllite Ores.   (Magnetic Separation ⊗) (Dry Milling Φ)  

 Location   Resco Products, Inc.   Product   2253Φ⊗ 

Chemical Analysis (%) Al2O3   20.5

 SiO2   75.5  
 Fe2O3   0.4  
TiO2   0.4  
 Alkalies   0.4  
 LOI   2.8  

 Size Analysis (% Ret.)
200 Mesh   1.0  
325 Mesh   12.5
Pan   86.5   Bulk Density (lb/ft3)  45  P.C.E.  26

Warning WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Silica, crystalline (airborne particles of respirable size), which are known to the State of California to cause cancer.  For more information go to