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  Bentonite Suppliers,Bentonite Mineral Manufacturers,Sodium Bentonite Suppliers,Bentonite Mineral Suppliers,Sodium ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite in civil engineering applications is traditionally used as a thixotropic, support and lubricant agent in diaphragm walls and foundations, in tunnelling, in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and pipe jacking.
Bentonite is utilized in the removal of impurities in oils where its adsorptive properties are crucial in the processing of edible oils and fats (Soya / palm / canola oil).
Bentonite is used as an animal feed supplement, as a pelletising aid in the production of the animal feed pellets, as well as a flowability aid for unconsolidated feed ingredients such as soy meal.
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 Bentonite, green clay, volcanic clay, volcanic ash, Bowel Cleanse, MONTMORILLONITE
Bentonite is not a mineral but a commercial name for montmorillonite, the active mineral in many medicinal clays and which comes from weathered volcanic ash.
Bentonite is made of a great number of tiny platelets, with negative electrical charges on their flat surfaces and positive charges on their edges.
Bentonite Minerals are derived from an ancient seabed formation in Utah; according to geologists, the clay formed when a layer of volcanic ash fell into what was, long ago, a shallow inland sea.
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 Bentonite Minerals,Calcium Bentonite,Sodium Bentonite,Calcium Bentonite Clay
The absorption of water in sodium bentonite proceeds with a considerable increase in volume (as much as 14 times its original volume) creating an excellent gel and viscous material which is invaluable for the preparation of drilling muds and in grouting of dams, wells etc. Sodium bentonite has an excellent thixotropic property, i.e.
Bentonite when intimately mixed with water in the proportion of one to four gives a pasty mass with the consistency of a heavy grease and in this form it is used for the preparation of medicinal ointments.
Bentonite in the natural state is non-poisonous and harmless; thus it finds use in tooth-paste and even in the preparation of lipstick.
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 Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The bentonite is then dried in a long cylinder called a rotary dryer where approximately 10 to 15% of the moisture is removed.
Bentonite, when mixed with water, forms a fluid (or slurry) that is pumped through the drill stem, and out through the drill bit.
Bentonite serves as an economical bonding material in the molding processes associated with the metal casting industry.
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 Bentonite, Bentonite BaTiSi3O9, Export Bentonite, Sodium Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite is very unusual in the fact that once it becomes hydrated, the electrical and molecular components of the clay rapidly change and produce an "electrical charge".
Bentonite clay's structure assists it in attracting and soaking up poisons on its exterior wall and then slowly draw them into the interior center of the clay where it is held in a sort of repository.
The main purpose of Bentonite is to lubricate and cool the rotary cutting bits, carry away rock cutting fragments and to act as a seal against the escape of gas from the bore hole and to improve and prevent the hole from blowing out.
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 Bentonite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is claimed that the microscopic structure of the bentonite draws impurities into it from the digestive system, which are then excreted along with the bentonite.
Bentonite, in small percentages, is used as an ingredient in commercially designed clay bodies and ceramic glazes.
Bentonite clay is also used in pyrotechnics to make end plugs and rocket nozzles, and can also be used as a therapeutic face pack for the treatment of acne/oily skin.
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Bentonite is a clay generated frequently from the alteration of volcanic ash, consisting predominantly of smectite minerals, usually montmorillonite.
For special applications, bentonite is purified by removing the associated gangue minerals, or treated with acids to produce acid-activated bentonite (bleaching earths), or treated with organics to produce organoclays.
Paints, Dyes and Polishes: Due to its thixotropic properties, bentonite and organoclays function as a thickening and/or suspension agent in varnishes, and in water and solvent paints.  Its adsorption properties are appreciated for the finishing of indigo dying cloth, and in dyes (lacquers for paints and wallpapers).
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 Bentonite in Ponds | Malibu Water Resources
Bentonite is only about 40 percent as effective at sealing leaks when it is applied to wet soils as when it is applied to dry soils.
Bentonite will shrink and crack when dry and is not recommended for ponds in which the water level fluctuates widely through draining or excessive evaporation.
Upon drying, however, bentonite shrinks to its original volume resulting in cracks; therefore, sealing with bentonite is usually not recommended for ponds in which the water level is expected to fluctuate widely.
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 Bentonite's Uses
Bentonite is utilized in drilling mud to extract drill cuttings from the bit.
Bentonite is very popular in the metal casting industry, where it is used as a bonding material for molding processes.
In addition, Bentonite is used in the construction of landfills, remediation of failed landfills, and construction of wastewater holding facilities when local clays are not available.
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 Ashapura Group - About Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite is a commercial term for the montmorillonite group of clay mineral, also known as smectite.
Since much Bentonite is associated with marine formation, it seems certain tha alteration has taken place in sea water, soon after or contemporaneous to ash accumulation.
Bentonite occurs in lenses, pockets or in oval shaped bodies 3 to 10 m tick, covered by a residual soil layer 1.5 to 3 m.
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Hydrated bentonite is made by suspending the microfine bentonite of USP grade purity in purified water.
Bentonite attracts and neutralizes poisons in the intestinal tract.
Though bentonite has been used internally by the American Indians for hundreds of years to help detoxify the bowels, Dr. Anderson recommends that when using it internally, to always use it with psyllium, as a psyllium shake.
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 Iran Mineral Export, Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite Drilling Fluids A clay mineral that is composed principally of three-layer clays, such as montmorillonite, and widely used as a mud additive for viscosity and filtration control.
Bentonite is one of the most unusual and versatile industrial minerals in the world.
The uniqueness of bentonite is due to many geologic factors, but is mainly due to the nature of the primary mineral in the ore, and the relatively high purity of most commercial deposits around the world.
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 Bentonite Clay - Hydrated Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite is known for its highly absorptive properties and its ability to draw out and bind heavy metals, drugs and other toxins from the body.
Today, Bentonite clay is increasingly used both internally and externally by those interested in natural remedies, and it is included on the FDA’s famous “GRASS” list, which stands for “Generally Recognized as Safe.” With increasing public knowledge about minerals, some have expressed concern over the presence of small amounts of aluminum in bentonite clay.
Bentonite in ages past was blown into the sky by volcanic action, which sifted down to help impregnate the soil with its 25 to 35 trace minerals.
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 Colloidal Silver and Natural Bentonite - A compartive bacterial study with Commentary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
This Bentonite (0.1g) was combined with 1 mL of SS to create solution A; similarly (0.1g) the Bentonite was combined with 1 mL of nanopure water to create solution B. Typical YT media was poured into sterile polystyrene plates and allowed to dry overnight.
Externally used, the bentonite as a hydrated magma can actually pull an infection out of the body, as the preparation creates a subtle but strong electromagnetic field, that, in an effect that is not fully understood, also stimulates the body's own natural defenses at the treatment site.
The aluminum silicate bond of bentonite (the crystalline framework for bentonite, not bentonite itself per se) is incredibly strong.
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 Winemaking Fining Agents Help to Clear Homemade Wine
Bentonite is a type of clay, known as aluminosilicate.
When bentonite is added on the first day, it disperses through the wine and most settles to the bottom within a few hours.
When bentonite is added to a wine kit post-fermentation, it does not have the advantage of the CO2 lift that it would get during fermentation.
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 Bentonite, Bentonite Analyse, Bentonite clay, Calcium Bentonite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite clay is used in health spas for facial masks and full body wraps for deep dermal cleansing and rejuvenation because it purifies the skin by removing oils and impurities.
Bentonite clay's adsorptive and absorptive qualities may be the key to its multifaceted healing abilities.
Bentonite Clay is one of the most effective natural intestinal detoxifying agents available and has been recognized as such for centuries by native peoples around the world.
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Bentonite is a soft clay substance composed essentially of clay minerals of the smectite (montmorillonite) group.
The bentonite produced in Saskatchewan is a clay of high swelling capacity when mixed with water.
The bentonite is produced by quarrying and processed by drying, adding soda ash, grinding and bagging.
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 Bentonite [for cleansing)
(Bentonite) Montmorillonite is a volcanic ash when a volcano erupts, there is often a fine steamer mist blown out which usually contains a substance known as a colloid or volcanic ash.
There is no evidence that Bentonite's 25 to 33 minerals can be absorbed into the body because its own adhesive power seems to be stronger.
Trace minerals enable the body to absorb nutrients—“they are the bonding agents in and between you and food,” explains Payne.
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 Soil Bentonite
The plants are made up of a 16 cubic yard aggregate bin, a self-erecting silo, a twin shaft pugmill, water storage tanks with pumps, and a discharge conveyor with a gob hopper.
The bentonite is fed from the silo by means of an enclosed hydraulically driven cleated belt feeder where a high degree of accuracy is achieved.
The bentonite, water and soil are introduced in the mixing chamber.
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Bentonite comes from the modification of volcanic ashes: it is a devitrification in a watery environment with the separation of a part of silica, followed by the crystallization of the montmorillonite, its chemical composition depends from the composition of the water where the volcanic ashes fell.
The capability bentonite has to puff up in water is due to the ionic exchange caused by the presence of cations that are exchangeable in the reticular layers of the montmrillonite.
Bentonite finds more and more applications in different areas and in various products categories.
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 Bentonite Clay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Bentonite Clay is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Bentonite Clay and its spiritual properties: Intestinal cleanse of the colon is strongly recommended by Kalki and The Golden Age Foundation in order to be fully receptive for pranic energy.
Bentonite (also available at many pharmacies under alternative substance names to bentonite: bentonitum, montmorillonite) is believed to have exceptionally properties.
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 Green Healing Clay Therapy | Bentonite ~ Montmorillonite ~ Illite | Pelotherapy
Green clays such as Illite, Bentonite and Montmorillonite have been used by mankind as a part of natural medicine for tens of thousands of years.
Bentonite: Green healing clay (smectite) with a high PH level.
Different forms of bentonite may have different properties, such as sodium bentonite, calcium bentonite, and magnesium bentonite.
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 Bentonite Clay - Herbal Index - herbindex.net
Bentonite, also referred to as Montmorillonite, is one of the most effective and powerful healing clays used to treat both internal and external maladies.
Add 2-3 ounces of Bentonite clay to your bath and thoroughly mix in, soak and enjoy.
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 Bentonite / Montmorillonite Powder from READE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
Common names for smectite include montmorillonite or sodium montmorillonite ("sodium bentonite" or "Wyoming bentonite") and swelling bentonite ("Western bentonite").
g) Sodium activated bentonites are produced by the substitution of calcium ions by sodium ions.
This transformation can be achieved by the addition of a soluble sodium salt to calcium bentonite.
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 Bentonite Detoxificant Sonnes $13.70
The Liquid Bentonite, which is our #7 Detoxificant, was the first of its kind to be processed removing the dirt, mica and impurities leaving the active ingredient Montmorillonite in a colloidal suspension.
America’s outstanding authority on Bentonite, M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), claims that the #7 Detoxificant has remarkable abilities to assist in the removal of positively charged particles (toxins) from the human body by a negative electrical attraction.
Bentonite clay can be mined from veins which are two to three feet wide and deep, but many yards long.
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 Texas Sodium Bentonite -
Sodium bentonite is a natural sealant and is environmentally safe with no chemicals, no additives, and nothing toxic.
Other uses of sodium bentonite include: drilling mud, clumping cat litter, bonding agents for feeds, medicines, cosmetics, foundry industry, pesticide carrier, and many, many more.
Sodium bentonite is EPA approved for use as a pond sealant.
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