Talc Market: By Talc Market (Ceramic Talc, Natural Mineral Talc and Others), By Type (Glycerol Monostearate, Diethanolamides and Others), By Polymer Type (Polyethylene, Polypropylene and Others), By Application (Cordierite Ceramics, Paints and Coatings and Others), By Geography - Forecast (2018-2023)

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The hydrous magnesium silicate mineral is known as Talc. The talc is distinguished as extreme softest material. It’s soapy in nature accounts for the name soapstone and dense aggregates of high purity talc are called steatite. Talc are resistant to most reagents and to moderate heat thus they are suitable for ceramic products. Talc is also used as lubricants in plastic industry for molding purpose. It is also used as fillers in various industrial applications such as ceramics, paper, paints and others. Through addition of talc the properties of product can be changed and combustion temperature is reduced. This reduces the production cost. Witness, acid resistance, pyroplastic distortion, improved density, stability, increased resistance and reduction of cracking are some of the key features in talc. These features tends into wide application of usage. 

What are Talc?
Talc is a hydrated magnesium silicate mineral. Talc is often categorized in three components such as mineral talc, steatite and soapstone. Talc is an industrial raw material in powder form which has wide range of applications in industries. Commercial talc contains other minerals such as quartz, calcite, dolomite, magnesite, serpentine and others as impurities. Softness, smoothness, lubricating property, low moisture content, chemical internes, ability to absorb oil and grease, whiteness, filler ability and others are some of the properties of talc that enable its use in wide variety of applications. 

What are the applications of Talc?
The applications of talc are Cordierite ceramics, food, paints, coatings, paper coating, lubricant, anti-sticking agent, personal care, pharmaceuticals, plastics, polyester putties and others. 

Market Research and Market Trends of Talc:
  • One of the trends of talc are it has find its usage in cosmetics because of its favorable intrinsic property. The softness in nature and filler agent of talc has been valued for centuries as a body powder. It also plays an important role in many cosmetic products such as carrier, eye shadows and silkiness in blushes. The chemical inertness of talc is suitable for carrier applications. Apart from softness it has the advantage of not generating bacterial growth and releases fragrances progressively. In addition the talc’s active ingredients allows the practical and safe handling of very small and very large quantities of active substances. The other trends of talc are its usage in plastic industry, strengthener in automotive, thickener in paints, anti-caking and sticking agent. 

Who are the Major Players in Talc Market?
The companies referred in the market research report are Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Group, Polyplast partnership Organization and 10 other companies.

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