For more than 70 years, Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC has been the premier source for natural rheology control. A S Harrison & Co’s long standing partnership with Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC offers a wide range of natural rheology control additives for use in suspension and emulsion concentrates in agriculture formulations.
Why choose Vanderbilt Minerals products?
Our natural, water-washed smectite clays, including VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, VANGEL® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, and VANATURAL® Bentonite Clay, along with our VANZAN® Xanthan Gum products are the industry standard for reliably stabilising emulsions and suspensions.
Vanderbilt Minerals offers other minerals for agricultural applications including PYRAX® Pyrophyllite, for agricultural dusts, and CONTINENTAL® Clay, for wettable powders and water dispersible granules. Also available is VANSIL® Wollastonite, for soil amendments, it is the only Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI)-Listed™ wollastonite that is mined and milled in the United States. DARVAN® Dispersing Agents are highly effective dispersing agents used to lower the viscosity of particulate slurries and to inhibit the settling of particulate solids.
A S Harrison & Co offers a variety of minerals and chemicals to aid in the development of chemically stable and homogenous formulations.
Product and customer insights
Despite numerous cleanings, the productivity of the Reverse Osmosis plant would not recover from severe membrane fouling. The membrane autopsy revealed that the ferric hydroxide was seeding
silica polymerization and that even while the ferric hydroxide was removed, the silica scaling was continuing to grow.
The plant was experiencing weekly shutdowns for fiber clean up (~ 3 kg bags of matted slurry is cleaned per week). The shut downs were costly as they reduce plant availability for production.
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation, known as IMO 2020 was the the largest change in regulation relating to marine fuels impacting 75% of the fuel used by the shipping industry.
Keeping drilling costs low using Redi-Guard™ High Performance, an ecologically friendly drilling fluid technology with revolutionary rheological and shale encapsulation properties
AWC A-110 effectively inhibited scale at a dosage of 3.5 ppm and an operating pH of 6.9. This increase in operating pH reduced the district’s annual acid consumption by ~$350K per year based on their current production.
Research indicates that Sea Buckthorn may be able to strengthen the immune system. One in vitro study focused on the possible immunomodulatory properties of Sea Buckthorn.
MCI® -2020 V/O and ChemMaster’s Colorsil were chosen to repair and protect the walls based on their 20 year warranties and the fact that together they could fulfill the other specified repair design requirements.
The East Hokkaido region is known to have the highest volume of potato product in Japan. Unfortunately, a potato farmer in the area was experiencing a high rate of potato scab infection in his agricultural field.
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