is India’s largest and one of the top five players
in Bentonite globally. The Company has extensive reserves
of high quality Sodium and Calcium Bentonite which are
mined & processed carefully into several grades.
These are in different forms such as dried & crushed
lumps, granules, powder to micronized powder, catering
to diverse needs of clients. Our Bentonite products
cater to a wide range of industries starting from the
conventional usage areas of Iron Ore Pelletisation,
Drilling, Metal Casting, Construction, Pet Litter etc.
to value added areas such as paper, detergents etc.
is a highly colloidal clay mineral which gets its name
from the place where its presence and usages were first
discovered – Fort Benton, America. The multiple
properties of bentonite namely hydration, swelling,
water absorption, viscosity, thixotropy make it a multi-application
product for diverse industries. Primarily two varieties
of bentonite are available - sodium bentonite (high
swelling, gelling and thermal durability) and calcium
bentonite (more commonly available worldwide but with
Points of Ashapura’s bentonite and its operations
has extensive reserves of both types of Sodium
& Calcium based bentonite in Kutch, Gujarat,
India. However, predominantly, most of its reserves
are high quality , high montmorrilonite based
Sodium grades which gives Ashapura the opportunity
to produce various quality bentonite products
for diverse industry sectors
the years we have developed multiple bentonite
processing facilities with substantial capacity
additions on mechanical activation, grinding,
granulation etc. We currently have a grinding
capacity of more than 350,000 Mts to cater to
the growing demands in India and abroad.
our Bentonite processing is strictly controlled
by our fully equipped laboratories at our processing
facilities as well as our state-of- art R&D
facility where the fundamental research on Bentonite
is conducted, with the aim to provide consistent,
better & new products to our clients.
main processing facility is close to Mundra port
which is a deep water, all weather port, and can
berth even up to cape sized vessels.
- the clay with a 1000 uses
Bentonite is a highly versatile mineral.
When processed carefully, it caters to a wide range
of industries, from traditional usage areas such as
metal casting, iron ore pelletizing, civil engineering,
drilling, pet litter to speciality application areas
such as paper, detergents, cosmetics etc.
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