bentonite product Applications

  • Solutions for the agricultural bentonite industry

    Bentonite can be mixed with pesticides and fungicides as a support carrier to fix the product to the leaves. In organic farming, the action of fungi and parasites is inhibited by bentonite – a natural product – thus replacing chemical products. In particular, this process is employed in biodynamic cultivation of wine grapes, where bentonite is mixed with other elements to fight oidium. In liquid and solid fertilizers, it is used as a fixing carrier and to control the release of nitrogen, potassium,...

    By Sipag Bisalta based in Genova, ITALY.

  • Solutions for the paper industry

    Only accurately selected and purified bentonites can be employed in paper production, in order to ensure the best performance. There are different bentonites for different production processes. The main features of these bentonites are: high cationic exchange capacity, antipitch function to avoid lumps, and suspension capability. The beneficial effects of bentonite on production quality, printing, discharge waters, and, in general, from an economic point of view, should not be underestimated.

    By Sipag Bisalta based in Genova, ITALY.

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