Development Status And Market Demand Of Bentonite Industry

2021-06-11

Summary:Bentonite, also known as "universal clay", is a kind of water bearing clay rock with montmorillonite as the main component. It has excellent expansibility, adso

Bentonite, also known as "universal clay", is a kind of water bearing clay rock with montmorillonite as the main component. It has excellent expansibility, adsorption, cation exchange, catalysis, cohesiveness, suspension and plasticity.

Organobentonite Industry Chain

Upstream raw materials of organic bentonite industry mainly include natural bentonite, polar activator (methanol, ethanol), etc. The downstream of organobentonite industry is the application market. Organobentonite is widely used and has important application value in coating industry.

Market Demand Of Bentonite

At present, affected by the stricter environmental protection policies, metallurgy, casting, drilling and other fields continue to be in the doldrums, the consumption of bentonite also continues to decline, and the market demand is weak, but the demand of bentonite litter and other daily chemical fields is strong.

Bentonite is one of the most valuable and potential resources in clay minerals. In recent years, with the development of emerging nanotechnology, bentonite is used more and more widely in industry. The main products are activated clay, granular activated clay, organic bentonite and nano bentonite. The demand of bentonite used as molecular sieve, oil drilling mud and carbon free copy paper materials is increasing

In the future, capital investment, technology reserve and new product R & D will become the focus of competition in the field of bentonite. The competitiveness of enterprises is mainly reflected in the intensive processing of products, which will promote the bentonite production enterprises to gradually extend to both ends of the industrial chain. With the continuous development of bentonite products to high value-added products, the bentonite industry will maintain a high average profit level in a certain period of time in the future.

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