With magnesium hydroxides of the product family ALFRIMAL MG products can be made flame retardant effectively and efficiently, even at processing temperatures of more than 250 °C. In case of fire, ALFRIMAL MG acts as an effective flue gas scavenger of acid flue gases in halogen containing as well as halogen free systems.
The calcium carbonates of the product family CALCILIT are products made from bright white marble rock of extreme chemical purity.
CALCILIT for the cast industry in qualities of 0,5 mm gradings is available with a narrow particle size distribution curve.
For applications in the paint, lacquer and plastics industry all the standard finenesses up to the finest CALCILIT products with diameters of down to 0,5 µm are available.
With the calcium carbonates of the product family CALCICELL special attention is being paid to their high whiteness and chemical purity. Further product advantages are low abrasivity as well as the availability of any fineness the customer might desire. Available are qualities to be used as filler as well as finest qualities for coatings.
The bright white calcium carbonates of the product family CALCIPLAST are products that are surface modified with fatty acid derivates. CALCIPLAST products offer processing advantages in many applications. CALCIPLAST products venture into market niches that are barred for the usual surface modified products.
The bright white calcium carbonates of the product family ALPHAFILM are special surface modified products for application in the foil industry, in particular in the application segment "breathable films".
The product family CALCIFIN comprises fine bright white calcium carbonates from Jurassic rock.
Initially conceived as one of the first industrially manufactured fillers, the product family CALCICOLL stands today for calcium carbonate qualities from Jurassic rock that are being used as white standard filler in latex, adhesives, construction chemistry and many other applications.
The calcium carbonates of the product family CALCITUFT are products in the shade segment light grey and their main application is in floor coverings.
Originally this product has been conceived for the foam layer in the carpet industry but in the meantime the calcium carbonates of the product family FOAMCARB have also established themselves in many other application areas
The product family ALPHA TALC represents bright white talcum powders. As raw material, Chinese soap stone is being used and from this soap stone excellent filler qualities are being manufactured by respective classing.
Standard qualities such as ALPHA TALC X and ALPHA TALC M MICRO are being used for pitch control in the pulp or as pigment in the coating.
Extremely pure, bright white qualities ALPHA TALC P are being used in the paints as well as in the plastics industry.
The product family ALPHA TALC K1, with a specifically low loss on ignition, is being used in special applications in the plastics industry.
In all our ALPHA TALC product families gradations of fineness allow for custom-made qualities that satisfy the respective customer requirements.
The Alpha Calcit Füllstoff Gesellschaft with its head office in Cologne is one of the leading suppliers of white fillers and pigments for numerous industries in Europe, USA, Africa and Asia. All activities regarding sales, logistics, application and administration are coordinated in Cologne. The well-established company was founded in 1922 and it has been a family-run enterprise - in the third generation now - ever since.
The complete chain of resources - raw material deposits, mining, manufacturing, production as well as distribution companies - is vertically integrated within the Alpha Calcit Group. The indispensable highest quality of raw materials is guaranteed for decades due to the fact that the Alpha Calcit Group owns the raw material deposits or has long-term purchasing contracts. Production companies of the Alpha Calcit Group are established where excellent raw material is available to enable the production of high-quality mineral fillers and pigments. More than 150 employees are representing the company on the market. Production sites are located in Germany, in Austria, in Italy, in the Netherlands and in Turkey.