Barytes (chemical name: Barium Sulphate) is an environmentally friendly material as it is a natural product (not manufactured). The benefits in use include:

  • Natural Product
  • Non Toxic
  • High specific Gravity
  • Inert (Chemically and physically un-reactive)
  • Low oil adsorption
  • Good sound deadening and radiation shielding
  • High whiteness (where applicable)

Barytes may be used in a variety of applications such as:

  • Oil industry (drilling mud additive)
  • Functional filler (Polymer, paint, flooring, radiation shielding)
  • Chemical industry (Glass, ceramics, medical)

Minerals Marketing offers a range of specifications tailored to your specific needs. Material data sheets are available on request.

Packaging & Lead Time

All packaged products are available from 15kg bags - 1500kg bulk bags from our central store. Find out more.