Calcite is the purest form of Natural Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) it occurs naturally as a crystalline, rhombohedral shaped Calcium Carbonate. It decomposes in acids, has a Mohs hardness of 3 and specific gravity 2.7 to 2.9.
Fimakemís strength in Wet Ground Calcium Carbonate
Wolkem through its Indo-Japanese joint-venture company Fimakem India Ltd., since 1997 is manufacturing and marketing WGCC a paper filler and coating material under the Trade Name FMT, and continues to be India’s leading WGCC producer.
Enormous Mineral Reserves
Fimakem's strength in the Wet Ground Calcium Carbonate is augmented by its parent company Wolkem India Ltd, which owns and operates the largest Limestone / Calcite mining reserves in Nghe An Province, Vietnam and in India, besides many strategic supply arrangements with mine owners in India, S.E. Asia, Middle East for limestone the basic raw material required for manufacturing of Wet Ground Calcium Carbonate(click here)
Fimakemís competitive edge is its state of the art Japanese grinding technology and automated processes, which ensures consistency in product quality. The Japanese technology comes from Fimatec Ltd, Japan (click here http://www.fmt.co.jp), an established player since 1987 in the WGCC business, holding market leadership positions in Japan, Thailand , Indonesia etc
Fimakem’s WGCC processing operations are spread across the Indian States of, Tamil Nadu, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh which gives it a competitive edge in terms of logistics to customers
Research and Development Fimakem was the 1st company in India to bring the concept of satellite and onsite WGCC plants dedicated to a paper mill and it was also the 1st Company to set up a WGCC plant in India, it today promotes use of WGCC in the Rubber and Glove Applications as well.