Mica Powder - Silent Features, Industrial Application

Some of the advantages of mica powder are as follows:

  • Ideal for external paint and anti-corrosion paints
  • It promotes a matt finish
  • Acts as an anti-cracking agent
  • Helps to control paint flow
  • Enhances scrub resistance

End Application: Paints, Ceramics, Rubber, Linoleum Flooring

Mica Powder

Mica Powder - Key Specification / Special Features


  • Al2O3: 28-38%, Fe2O3: 0-7%, K2O: 8-13%,
  • MgO: 0.8% Max
  • Moisture: 1.5% Max, Sand: 1.5% Max
  • Specific Gravity: 2.7-3.0 g/cm3
  • Whitness: 70-75%
  • Min. Mesh Sizes: 20, 40, 60, 100, 200, 250, 325
Typical Applications of Ground Mica
Grade Sieve Size Uses Purposes
Coarse Fine Powder 30 Mesh Metal Explosives & Disinfectants Annealing as abrorbant
Medium Fine Powder 60 Mesh Welding Electrodes, Cables & Wires As protective coating & improves dielectric properties, electrical & mechanical strength
Fine Powder 100 Mesh Texture paints, Acoustical plasters, Ceiling tiles Improves physical properties, architectural durability, adhesion, water proofing
Super Fine Powder 325 Mesh Paints, Plastics, Rubber Products, Paper Improves exterior durability, increase moisture resistance, flexibility, adhesion. Improves thermal and dielectric properties, impact strength, imparts heat resistance