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Cales de Llierca, S.A.

is a leading producer of Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC), high quality lime and derived products.

Our company can be considered one of the most experienced companies in its field.


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Cales de Llierca finishes the startup of the new hydrator

28/08/2017

Cales de Llierca carries out the investment on a last generation hydrator to decrease the usage of natural resources. The investment will enable a raw material and energy consumption reduction when producing the top quality hydroxides. Calcium hydroxide is used for different applications, such as environmental (water, gas and sludge treatments, mortar manufacturing, agriculture, chemical, pharmaceutical and food industries. The calcium hydroxide made in Cales de Llierca has high levels of purity, fineness and whiteness.

Precipitated Calcium Carbonates CALPREC

Global Consumption of Ground Calcium Carbonates (GCC) and Precipitated Calcium Carbonates (PCC)

22/06/2017

The global demand for calcium carbonates has been rising continuously and is expected to exceed 110 million tonnes. Demand for both ground calcium carbonates (GCC) and precipitated calcium carbonates (PCC) continue to increase for paper coating applications as well as mineral fillers for plastics industries.

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) in plastic industry

26/04/2017

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) is used as a mineral filler improving the rheology and mechanical resistance of the plastic.

Cales de Llierca at the European Coatings Show 2017 in Nuremberg

10/02/2017

Cales de Llierca was present at the European Coatings Show 2017 in Nuremberg from April 4th to 6th. This show is organized every two years, being a world reference for the coatings sector. We participated with our own stand in Hall 7, Stand 7-420.

Use of PCC in paper industry

13/12/2016

In the paper industry, Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC) is used to improve the wood fibres adding mineral fillers and additives to stabilize and give the paper consistency, which is obtained after the final drying.

Cales de Llierca is present in K 2016 in Düsseldorf

21/10/2016

Untill 26 October, Cales de Llierca will be at K 2016 (see location), in Düsseldorf. Some 3,100 businesses from the plastics and rubber industry will again be presenting trend-setting products, processes and practical solutions. Tailored materials, efficient use of resources, zero-defect production, generative production methods and digitalisation are only some of the many technological trends featured by this year’s trade fair.

The precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) improves the dynamic properties of rubber

07/10/2016

CALPREC® PR is an ultrafine coated PCC used in a wide range of rubbers, such as processing agents. It can be used to provide a certain level of reinforcement, as they are easy to handle and disperse within a compound.

Cales de Llierca exhibitor in K-Show Dusseldorf

Cales de Llierca will be present in K 2016 en Düsseldorf

01/09/2016

From 19 to 26 October, Cales de Llierca will be at K 2016, in Düsseldorf. Some 3,100 businesses from the plastics and rubber industry will again be presenting trend-setting products, processes and practical solutions. Tailored materials, efficient use of resources, zero-defect production, generative production methods and digitalisation are only some of the many technological trends featured by this year’s trade fair.

Jesús García Carmona at the “iPolymorphs: Novel routes to inorganic polymorphs” conference in Donostia

06/07/2016

Jesús García Carmona, R&D manager at Cales de Llierca, has participated with a Keynote Lecture “Precipitated Calcium Carbonate: an industrial example of sustainable modification of crystal habit”.

The use of PCC in paper industry

27/06/2016

The main product used in the paper industry is Precipitated Calcium Carbonate. PCC is used as a filler, properties such as porosity which ensures whiteness and opacity levels significantly superior to those obtained with the use of other non-synthetic fillers.

Afueras, s/n 17853 Argelaguer
(Girona) - SPAIN
Tel. +34 972 68 70 20
Fax +34 972 68 74 16
calesdellierca@calcinor.com
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