Highly responsive to the action of light, heat,
electricity, water & other chemicals.
Transmits and reflects light to produce decorative
effects and also prevents penetration of sun rays, moisture, heat & gases etc.
on the surface it is coated with.
Produces stiffening effect on calendared sheets.
Have very high lubricating values.
Produces leafing effect in liquids due to low
specific gravity and as such remains uniformly disperse over the surface of
Have excellent dielectric and thermal insulation
properties due to inherent properties of natural mica.
Has very little abrasive effect and can easily get
wetted by resin and dyes.
Has excellent anti-sticking properties and as such,
during vulcanization it prevents sticking and movement of sulfur, at the same
time, it permits the air bubbles to escape.
Has re-enforcing and strengthening effect in the
products with which it is mixed, hence prevents rupturing and improves