Natural Silica / Silicon Dioxide

Silicon Dioxide Manufacturing in India

Silicon dioxide also called silicia (from the Latin silex), is a chemical compound that is silicon dioxide with the chemical equation SiO2. It has been known since old times. Silica is most normally found in nature as quartz and in various living organisms. Silicic is one of the most complex and abundant groups of materials, existing both as different minerals and are produced synthetically. Prominent example include combined silica, crystal, raged silica gel, and aerogels. Applications range from systemic materials to microelectronics to parts utilized in the food business.

Silicon Dioxide Manufacturing in India is gotten by mining and filtering the subsequent mineral. Quartz makes up over 10% mass of the world's covering.Sunrise Minchem is a manufacturing and supplier of business silicon dioxide. Fabrication of regular silica is constantly delivered artificially on an extremely huge scope through the handling of quartz by Sunrise Minchem.

An expected 95% of silicon dioxide created is consumed in the development business, for example for the creation of concrete. Silica is utilized essentially in the development of glass for windows, drinking glasses, drinking bottles, and numerous different purposes. Most of the optical strands for media transmission are additionally produced using silica. It is an essential raw material for some pottery like ceramic, stoneware, and porcelain. Silicon dioxide is likewise used to create essential silicon. The cycle includes a carbothermic decrease in an electric curve heater.

A silica-based air gel was utilized in the Stardust spacecraft to gather extraterrestrial particles. Silica is likewise utilized in the extraction of DNA and RNA because of its capacity to tie to the nucleic acids under the presence of chaotropic. As hydrophobic silica, it is utilized as a defoamer part. In hydrated structure, it is utilized in toothpaste as a hard rough to remove tooth plaque.

Its ability as an obstinate fiber is helpful in fiber structure as a high-temperature warm security texture. In beauty care products, it is valuable for its light-diffusing properties and regular absorbency. It is likewise utilized as a warm upgrade compound in the ground source heat pump industry.

Chemical Composition:

Physical Properties:
Appearance:White free flowing powder
Oil absorption25 to 35%:
Sp. gravity:2.6-2.7
Refractive index:1.55
Loss on ignition: 0.3% max
PH of 10% aqueous solution:7 (neutral)

Industrial Applications:
1. Glass & Pottery: Silica is used in bulk in glass industry, Ferro silicon, Ferro alloys, welding rods, pottery industries. It is also used in making silica Ferro manganese alloys.
2. Paints: In wood finish, primers, undercoats, water based paints, distemper, chemical resistance coating, floor coatings etc. It is recommended for texture coating and exterior finishes and .
3. Plastic & Rubber: Silica is used as a filler in plastic industry.
4. Construction : Silica is also used in construction of Cement and chemicals for spray plasters.
5. Food and pharmaceutical: Silica is a common additive in the production of foods, where it is used primarily as a flow agent in powdered foods, or to absorb water in hygroscopic applications. It is the primary component of diatomaceous earth. Colloidal silica is also used as a wine, beer, and juice fining agent. In pharmaceutical products, silica aids powder flow when tablets are formed.

Our Suggested Grades:


Particle Size

Top Cut

Iron Content



10 micron


less than 3%

Glass, Paints


20 micron


less than 3%

Plastics, Food, Pharmaceutical


50 Micron


less than 3%

Construction, Rubber

We have fine& high purity silica with very low Iron content.