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Halloysite Nanoclay

Halloysite Nanoclay

Halloysite Nanoclay
Product No NRE-6013
CAS No. 1332-58-7
Formula Al2Si2O5(OH)4·2 H2O
APS <100nm  (Can be Customized)
Purity 99.9%
Color Greyish/off-white/ yellowish
Molecular Weight 294.19g/mol
Density 2.6 g/cm³
Melting Point >2000°F
Boiling Point NA

Halloysite Nanoclay

Nanocomposites: Halloysite nano clay is commonly used as a reinforcement material in polymer nanocomposites. It enhances the mechanical properties, thermal stability, and barrier properties of polymers. These nanocomposites find applications in automotive components, packaging materials, and construction products.

Drug Delivery: Halloysite nano clay’s tubular structure makes it suitable for drug encapsulation and delivery systems. It can protect sensitive drugs from degradation and release them in a controlled manner, making it valuable in the pharmaceutical industry.

Cosmetics: Halloysite nano clay is used in cosmetics and personal care products as a natural thickener and stabilizer. It can improve the texture and stability of creams, lotions, and other cosmetic formulations.

Catalysis: Modified halloysite nano clay can serve as catalyst support in various catalytic reactions. Its high surface area and tunable properties make it useful in promoting chemical reactions.

Environmental Remediation: Halloysite nano clay has been explored for environmental applications, such as water purification and soil remediation. Its ability to adsorb contaminants and heavy metals makes it valuable for cleaning polluted environments.

Coatings: It is used in coatings and paints to enhance their barrier properties, corrosion resistance, and mechanical strength. This is particularly important in industries like automotive, aerospace, and marine coatings.

Oil and Gas Industry: Halloysite nano clay can be used in drilling fluids to improve viscosity control and filtration properties, making it valuable in the oil and gas industry.

Food Packaging: It can be incorporated into food packaging materials to enhance their barrier properties and extend the shelf life of packaged foods.

Biotechnology: Halloysite nano clay has potential applications in biotechnology, including as a substrate for cell culture and drug delivery to cells.

Textiles: In the textile industry, it can be used to create functional fabrics with improved moisture-wicking properties, flame resistance, and antibacterial characteristics.

Paper Industry: Halloysite nano clay can be used as a filler in paper production, improving paper strength, printability, and surface properties.