Bentonite is an absorbent aluminium phyllosilicate consisting mainly of montmorillonite. There are different types of bentonite such as potassium (K), sodium (Na), calcium (Ca), and aluminum (Al).
Bentonite is manufactured by ore mining, sodium activation, drying, and milling.
Food and Cosmetics Industry
Decolorizing agent in mineral, vegetable, and animal oils
Binder in metal casting
Base for many dermatologic formulas
Adsorbent in wine
Sealant in landfills
Binder in ceramics