Aluminum Potassium Silicate (Mica)

Definition - What does Aluminum Potassium Silicate (Mica) mean?

Aluminum potassium silicate is a lustrous naturally occurring mineral occurring as a complex hydrous aluminum silicate. It is often used as an insulator of surfaces, equipment or machinery.

Aluminum potassium silicate is also known as mica.

Corrosionpedia explains Aluminum Potassium Silicate (Mica)

Aluminum potassium silicate (mica) is a pigment that can be combined with corrosion coatings to increase their barrier properties for surface protection. Due to its insolubility in water, acids and alkalis, it increases the efficiency and durability of corrosion prevention coatings.

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