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Bentonite Nanoclay

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Linear Formula:

Al2O3 • 2SiO2 •H2O

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(2N) 99% Bentonite Nanoclay
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(3N) 99.9% Bentonite Nanoclay
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(4N) 99.99% Bentonite Nanoclay
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(5N) 99.999% Bentonite Nanoclay
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Bentonite Nanoclay Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula Al2H2O6Si
Molecular Weight 180.1
Appearance White to gray powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Average Particle Size ≤25 µm
Exact Mass 179.925142
Monoisotopic Mass 179.925142

Bentonite Nanoclay Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
RTECS Number CT9450000
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 3

About Bentonite Nanoclay

Bentonite Nanoclay is an untreated hydrophobic clay material composed of hydrated aluminum oxide and silicon oxide that can be used in water-based polymers and coating when in dispersion. Bentonite Nanoclay is generally immediately available in most volumes, including bulk orders.. Ultra high purity and high purity compositions improve both optical quality and usefulness as scientific standards. Nanoscale elemental powders and suspensions, as alternative high surface area forms, may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available, as is additional research, technical and safety (MSDS) data. Please contact us for information on lead time and pricing above.

Bentonite Nanoclay Synonyms

Hydrophilic bentonite; Montmorillonite; Bentoquatam; Benclay; Bentonite magma; Nanomer; surface modified; aluminium phyllosilicate; CAS 1340-69-8

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula Al2O3 • 2SiO2 •H2O
MDL Number MFCD00130611
EC No. 215-108-5
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 517273
IUPAC Name dioxosilane; oxo(oxoalumanyloxy)alumane; hydrate
SMILES O.O=[Al]O[Al]=O.O=[Si]=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2Al.O2Si.H2O.3O/c;;1-3-2;;;;/h;;;1H2;;;

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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