Celatom® MP-79, made from diatomaceous earth, functions as an absorbent, carrier, blending agent, and drying agent. It is noted for being cost-effective and high-performance in various applications such as agriculture, fracking, and remediation. Offering odor-free benefits, this product is primarily used in fertilizer applications.

Chemical Family: Diatomaceous Earth

Applicable Processes: Agriculture, Fracking Application, Remediation

Features: Cost Effective, High Performance

End Uses: Fertilizer

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Typical Physical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Specific Gravity2.2--
Free Moisture (as H₂O)max. 0.1%-
pH (at 10% Slurry)7--
Loss on Ignition0.5%-
Sieve Analysis (+20 Mesh)12.5%W/Tyler Screen
Sieve Analysis (+65 Mesh)98.8%W/Tyler Screen
Oil Absorption120wt%ASTM F 726-81
Water Absorption130wt%ASTM F 726-81
Density (Wet Bulk)27g/l-
Density (Dry Bulk)430g/l-
BET Surface Area15 - 19m²/g-
Chemical Analysis
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Silicon Dioxide86.5%-
Aluminum Oxide7.1%-
Iron(III) Oxide2.7%-
Calcium Oxide0.5%-
Magnesium Oxide0.3%-
Other Oxides2.4%-

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