Magnesium carbonates can be used as magnesium source for the manufacture of catalyst compounds.
FOOD AND DIETARY
Magnesium carbonate is used as anti-caking agent in cooking salt and as demolding agent in the manufacture of biscuits. MgCO3 is used as carbonate source in soft drinks. In cattle feeds, the magnesium carbonate provides the magnesium required in the animal’s diet.
SCORA magnesium carbonate is used as mineral filler in papermarking and improves the whiteness and consistency of the paper. In cigarette paper, it is a combustion regulator.
PAINTS and INKS
SCORA calcium carbonate is used as a filler in the manufacture of paint.
PLASTICS, RUBBERS AND ELASTOMERS
Magnesium carbonate is used as a stabilizer in the automotive PVC plastisols.