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September 2022

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  • Epic Code:
  • ELM
  • Price:
  • 109p
Elementis (ELM; 109p) is a speciality chemicals group and owns its own hectorite and talc mines. It has the world’s second largest talc mine in Finland and the only commercial mine for hectorite in California, which is sufficiently high grade to be used in personal care products and paints.  Chances are that if I told you a typical car has 16kg of talc in it, or that your deodorant contains hectorite, you might wonder what I am talking about. But for a huge range of products, such “rheology additives and modifiers” determine how a product performs - talc, for instance, changes the properties of polymers used in car bodies and hectorite stops the nozzle clogging when you spray on your antiperspirant deodorant.Founded 177 years ago a ...

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