BASF Mineral Products

Superior Materials distributes BASF mineral products (kaolin and attapulgite).  Industries served include coatings, adhesives, sealants, elastomers, stucco, printing ink, concrete, construction and building products, pharmaceuticals and related businesses.  (Please contact us to determine if we cover your industry within this region.) 

Attapulgite Clays — Attagel®, Attaflow®, Attasorb®, Pharmasorb®, Micro-sorb™, Florco™, and Sol-Speedi-Dri™ are some of BASF’s brands.  These products have many functions, including thickening both water-based and organic systems, suspending fine particles in liquid systems, filtering, and absorbing spilled liquids.

Kaolin Clays MetaMax® high reactivity metakaolin is a supplementary cementitious material that improves the performance and appearance of portland cement concrete and cement-based products.  ASP® hydrous aluminosilicates are used as extenders and additives in the coatings, inks, adhesives, plastics, rubber and paint industries.  Satintone® calcined extenders and reinforcements increase performance and reduce costs in a wide range of products in the inks, paints, coatings, rubber and plastics industries.  Translink® aluminosilicates are high-performance reinforcing extenders designed to improve performance and strength in a wide range of polymer systems for plastics, rubber, coatings, and sealants.