Related industry uses: Dry wall board
, Joint cement
Mica can be used in the production of dry wall boards, fire resistant wallboards, joint cement and plaster.
MicaFort is used in the production of wall boards and cladding to improve dimensional stability and reduce shrinkage, lower weight, increase fire resistance and provide thermal insulation properties.
MicaFort is extensively used in fibre cement wallboards assisting in the drying process and improving flexibility, fire resistance and providing a moisture barrier.
The joint compounds or cement used to join the plasterboard or wallboards also contains mica for the same reason as detailed above plus to give a uniform finish.