Colloidal Silica: Small Particles, Enormous Potential
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- The properties and potential applications of colloidal silica
- The role of colloidal silica in creating vehicles for storage and delivery of chemicals in personal care products
- The emergence of highly versatile and stable material from an oil-and-water-mixture by adding colloidal silica
- The creation of conductive gels from colloidal silica that could provide building blocks for soft, flexible robots
What is your LUDOX® colloidal silica challenge?
Built on more than half a century of technical and manufacturing expertise, Grace’s LUDOX® colloidal silica has earned a reputation for tightly controlled specifications and reliable, consistent quality, making it the preferred brand for high-performance applications. Cited in over 35,000 patents and an abundance of existing successful applications including catalysts, investment casting binders, coatings and refractory additives, LUDOX® colloidal silicas still have considerable untapped potential with new and innovative uses continuing to emerge.
Grace's expertise in applying innovative technologies to base materials such as silica and alumina transform them into functional ingredients such as silica gels, silica sols, precipitated silica, zeolitic molecular sieves, and modified silica products that impart a range of beneficial properties to industrial products.
LUDOX® Colloidal Silica
LUDOX® colloidal silicas are discrete nanoscale spherical particles of amorphous silica dispersed in water.