High quality vermiculite prepared for use in agricultural, commercial and industrial applications

Our Vermiculite Products

VX Resources Canada produces high-grade, asbestos-free vermiculite for a variety of applications.

Made in Canada. U.S. Shipping available

GRADE

Large (4)

Nominal size range

2-15 mm / 3/32 – 19/32 in

Loose Bulk Density

4.5 – 5.5 lb/ft3

Applications

infill insulation, packaging, refractories, tuber frost protection

Packaging

4 cubic ft bags

GRADE

Medium (3)

Nominal size range

1-8 mm / 1/32 – 10/32 in

Loose Bulk Density

5.5 – 6.5 lb/ft3

Applications

horticulture, lightweight concrete, refractories, packaging

Packaging

4 cubic ft bags

GRADE

Fine (2)

Nominal size range

0.25-1.7 mm / 1/64- 4/32 in

Loose Bulk Density

5.75-6.75 lb/ft3

Applications

horticulture, concrete screeds, animal feed

Packaging

4 cubic ft bags

GRADE

Superfine (1)

Nominal size range

0.25-1.7 mm / <0.7 in

Loose Bulk Density

6.0-7.0 lb/ft3

Applications

friction products, pool base screeds, animal feed

Packaging

4 cubic ft bags

GRADE

VX Micron (0)

Nominal size range

0.1-1 mm / <0.4 in

Loose Bulk Density

7.5 – 8.5 lb/ft3

Applications

friction products

Packaging

4 cubic ft bags

Vermiculite Properties

Thermal Conductivity

0.064 W/mK / 0.44 Btu in/ft2h (f)

Melting/Sintering Temperature

1150c – 1200c

Colour

Light to dark brown

Moisture Content

4-10% depending upon humidity

Absorption Capacity

Vermiculite is hygroscopic and capable of absorbing 4 times its own weight of water.

Cation Exchange capacity

50-100 me/100g

Specific Heat

0.84 – 1.08 KJ/KgK or 0.20 – 0.26 Btu/lb F

Typical Chemical Analysis

SiO2 36 – 46%
Al2O3 10 – 16%
MgO 16 – 35%
CaO 1 – 5%
K2O 1 – 6%
Fe2O3 6 -13%
K2O 8 16%

Vermiculite is mined over several continents and chemical analysis can vary depending upon the source. More information can be made available upon request.

About Vermiculite

Contact us

670 Charles Street North
Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
K7G 2W5

Made in Canada. U.S. Shipping available

Hours

09:00 - 17:00
Monday - Friday