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U.S. Silica Launches Solar Reflecting Roof Technology with White Armor® Cool Roof Granules

Posted by Julie Brown

May 8, 2019 11:22:36 AM

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Earlier this week, we announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office had issued US Patent 10253493, entitled “Particulates having high total solar reflectance.” The patent covers solar reflective particulate composition used for U.S. Silica’s White Armor® Cool Roof Granules. White Armor durable white granules reflect the sun’s heat instead of absorbing heat and transferring it to the building below. Customer results indicate that at least 70% of solar heat is reflected with White Armor Cool Roof Granules featuring the patented particulate composition.

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Topics: energy saving roofing, Cool roof granules, solar roofing, white armor roofing, us silica

Cinco de Mayo, tequila filtration & DE filter aid

Posted by Julie Brown

May 2, 2019 12:14:16 PM

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Thanks to Emily Bell and VinePair for the tequila information.

Happy almost Cinco de Mayo! So you know that our diatomaceous earth filter aid filters the world's best beers, wines, whiskeys, brandy, sakes and a host of other alcoholic beverages, right? What about the world's largest producer of tequila? Yep, bingo. DE filters tequila, too. It's a great week to celebrate this made-in-Mexico drink, and learn a little about diatomaceous earth filtration and tequila.

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Topics: Filtration, tequilafiltration, datomaceousearthfilteraid, highpurityfiltration

Why does DE swim pool filter powder create the clearest pool?

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 25, 2019 2:30:17 PM

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Finally! Winter is over, and we're all looking forward to a perfect relaxing summer day, and a beautiful crystal clear swimming pool.  Exactly how do swimming pools get to be so crystal clear? Diatomaceous earth filter powder, of course! 

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Topics: Filtration, swim pool, diatomaceous earth swim pool filter powder, swim pool filtration, swim pool filter powder

Celebrating Natl. Pet Day and Diatomaceous Earth Insecticide

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 11, 2019 10:53:31 AM

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Happy National Pet Day! Here at EP Minerals, we are big animal lovers, and many of us own dogs, cats, horses and a myriad of other pets, and consider them part of the family. We’re sure you probably do, too! And we want to keep them as happy and healthy as possible. That means keeping them bug-free.

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Topics: DEsect, de, organic insecticide, diatomaceous earth for fleas, diatomaceous earth insecticide, national pet day

National Beer Day! Brought to you by Diatomaceous Earth Filter Aid

Posted by Julie Brown

Apr 3, 2019 9:50:52 AM

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Beer drinkers across the nation are celebrating this week.  Sunday, April 7, is National Beer Day!  At EP Minerals, beer is important to us.  Our largest customers use our incredibly high quality diatomaceous earth filter aid in their brewing filtration. We love everything about beer!

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Topics: Filtration, diatomaceous earth filter aid, beer filtration, DE filtration, brewing filtration

Beer filtration secrets from the world's top brewmasters

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 28, 2019 11:05:41 AM

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How do you make the best beer? Is the ingredients? The hops, the malt, the barley? The recipe? The brewer? The fermenting process? Is it in how you store it?

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Topics: diatomaceous earth filtration, beer filtration, brewing filtration, de filter aid

Tough Winter Driving Demand for CelaPool Diatomaceous Earth Swim Pool Filter Powder

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 21, 2019 1:47:07 PM

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Can't wait for a hot, sunny day, a perfectly clear swimming pool and a drink with an umbrella in it in your hand? Believe me, you're not alone.  After a tough winter (that's still hanging around!), everyone is anxiously awaiting the summer swim pool season!

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Topics: celapool diatomaceous earth swim pool filter aid, diatomaceous earth swim pool filter powder, swim pool filtration, swim pool filter powder

National Ag Day and AgReady Diatomaceous Earth Fertilizer Carrier

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 14, 2019 9:22:45 AM

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It's not easy being a farmer these days. Rising costs, declining crop margins, regulatory pressure, water issues and nitrogen runoff problems. All the while trying to reduce your impact on the environment. What's a farmer to do? Today, on National Agriculture Day, we salute and thank our agricultural producers for what they do for all of us.

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Topics: Agriculture, moisture scavenger, anticlumping agent, fertilizer blending agent, agready, fertilizer carrier, national ag day

EP Engineered Clays' Technical Team Speaking at Guadalajara Edible Oil Conference

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 8, 2019 2:44:06 PM

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The 20th Annual Practical Short Course Advanced Oilseed and Oil Processing Conference is March 11-13, 2019 in Guadalajara, Mexico. The scientific conference focuses on all areas of edible oil production including Oilseed and Oil Processing, Palm & Seed Oil Quality Management, Chemistry and Processing of Oilseed, Energy Management, and By-Product Valorization, Edible Oil Filtration, and Oil Bleaching.

Jorge Bello, EP Engineered Clays' Global Technical Service Manager for Clay Catalysts will be presenting “Oil Bleaching and Processing.” Victor Trevisani, EP Engineered Clays' Latin America Technical and Sales Manager will present “Filtration Best Practices: Adequate Selection of Filter Media.”

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Topics: engineered materials, EP Engineered Clays, bleaching clays, clay catalyst, edible oil

Opening Day is March 28!  Is your baseball infield ready?

Posted by Julie Brown

Mar 1, 2019 12:15:30 PM

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Wow! Opening day is this month! It's crazy to have it in March this year! We love baseball! Go Dodgers! And Giants, and Indians, Tigers, Angels and our hometown Reno Aces. I think I’ve covered all the favorite teams here in our office. Our inside sales team is such big fans of the Dodgers that they even painted one of their walls Dodger blue! I'm bringing in a can of Giants orange this weekend to do my office!

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Topics: drying agents, infield conditioners, mound clays, ballgame changer, baseball infield conditioner, play ball!

   

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