January 8, 2015


Gypsum is a very soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula (CaSO4)2H2O. It is found in alabaster, a decorative stone used in Ancient Egypt. It is the second softest mineral on the Mohs Hardness Scale. It forms as an evaporite mineral and as a hydration product of anhydrite.

(CaSO4)2H2O % on dry basis 95
Silica % less than 0.5
P2O5 % less than 0.5
Water soluble P2O5 % less than 0.15
Fluorine % less than 0.0002
Ash % by wt. max. 0.5
Free Moisture % About 20

Loose in trucks or in railway wagons.

Used as filler in paper, paints, nutrient in growing yeast, insecticides.
Treatment of soil particularly those used for leguminous crops and in the culture of groundnuts.
When mixed with manure, it acts to stabilize the volatile and dissolved nitrogenous compound, thus preventing their loss by
volatilization and leaching. The major use in arid climate is neutralization of black alkali soils by the reaction with alkali carbonates
that cause this condition.
For manufacture of Plaster of Paris.
For Manufacture of fire proof wall boards for building construction.
For manufacturing cement.



By product Gypsum (CaSO4.2H2O) for Sale

We are authorised FACT Gypsum dealer and handling contractor. We have our own handling equipments, tools & experienced supervisors/staff/office at FACT Kochi to ensure best quality of material is supplied to our customers.

Material : Hydrated Calcium Sulphate, a by-product of phosphoric acid.

Description : The material is in the form of crystalline lumps and powder.

Typical specifications:

  1. Free moisture : 20% wt.
  2. Chemical analysis on dry basis :
  1. Total CaSO4  : 95% wt.
  2. Total P2O5    : 1.05% wt.
  3. Flourine as F  : 0.32% wt.
  4. Chloride as Cl : ND
  5. Balance : Silica, Iron, Aluminium etc.


  • Gypsum is used as an ingredient of portland cement.  It is used for the treatment of soils to stablilise volatile and dissolved nitrogenous compounds.
  • It is a raw material in the manufacture of plaster of paris and construction materials like gypcrete and gypboards. It also finds use in manufacturing ammonium sulphate.
  • It also used as filler in pharmaceuticals, paper, paints and insecticidal dusts.

Mode of supply: Bulk Supply by trucks.

For more information about this product or place orders, please contact:


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Mumbai Office: Shetty House, Panchsheel Nagar, Near Jogani Industrial Estate,

Vasant Patil Marg, Sion Chunabhatti, Mumbai – 400 022, Maharashtra

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Hyderabad Office: 402, Divya Shakti Commercial Complex,

Lal Bungalow, Ameerpet, Hyderabad – 500 016, Telangana

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Kochi Office: II/193-A, Opp. FACT Gate,

Ambalamedu, Kochi – 682 303, Kerala

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