Silica: the essential additive for every industry


Every field of application has its own particular requirements. With its broad product portfolio of fumed and precipitated silica and metal oxides, Evonik is perfectly equipped to meet the specific challenges of each industry. Thanks to our worldwide network, we are close to our customers and can work with them to develop bespoke solutions.


In 3D printing Evonik silica provide free flow, anti-caking and electrostatic charge control for SLS and SLA as well as viscosity control over jetting systems and density control in power packing.

3D Printing

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A high degree of flexibility is required for adhesives and sealants used, for example, in automotive manufacturing or wind power plants. Evonik Silica provides the necessary rheology control, reinforcement, flow improvement, stabilization.

Adhesives and Sealants

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In agriculture Evonik silica are used in agrochemical products like fertilizers or herbicides for rheology control in liquid formulations and as flow additives and anti-caking agents in powders and granulates.

Agriculture

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In the manufacture of batteries for electric cars, for example, Evonik Silica increases the safety, service life and performance of lithium-ion batteries.

Batteries

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Evonik silica improve cable gels and oil based fillers as thickeners for rheology control and perfect viscosity. AEROSIL® fumed silica increase mechanical stability and heat resistance.

Cable Gel

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For catalyst carrier applications Evonik offers special silica and metal oxides with high purity and heat stability. AEROSIL® and AEROXIDE® serve as process aid, rheology control agent or silica source for zeolite synthesis.

Catalysts

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AEROSIL® and SIPERNAT® are used in the construction sector as flow aid, anticaking und antisedimentation agent and carrier. Evonik provides a wide range of admixtures for the drymix industry.

Construction

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Evonik silica are used in Defoamers based on hydrophobic liquids such as mineral oil, silicone oil or vegetable oil. AEROSIL® works as rheology modifier and antisettling agent in oil and emulsion. SIPERNAT® is preferred as carrier for powder defoamer.

Defoamers

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AEROSIL® and AERODISP® are used in various electronics applications.

Electronics

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In animal feed Evonik silica serve as free flow additive, anti-caking agent or carrier for liquid components like vitamins or organic acids.

Feed

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Evonik Silica are used in powdered food products like spices, milk powder or coffee creamer to improve flowability, reduced caking tendencyand minimize dust generation.

Food

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In the glass industry Evonik silica AEROSIL® and AERODISP® are used to improve fire-resistant safety glass with excellent heat stability and high glass transparency.

Glass

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Evonik Silica improve the flow properties of starting materials for modern tablet and capsule manufacture and ensures rapid dissolution of the active ingredients. Suitable silica from Evonik is available for solid semi-solid and liquid dosage forms.

Health Care

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Evonik Silica are found in a variety of home care products like powder and liquid detergents. AEROSIL® and SIPERNAT® work as rheology modifier to improve free flow of liquid formulations and to prevent caking in powders.

Home Care

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Evonik Silica are indispensable in modern lighting applications like fluorescent lamps and LEDs. AEROSIL® and AEROXIDE® serve as inorganic binder, light diffuser and mercury diffusion barrier for more effective UV radiation.

Lighting

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In lubricating greases and cable gels Evonik Silica work as rheology modifier, increase the mechanical stability and optimize oil separation. Hydrophilic and hydrophobic AEROSIL® fumed silica are highly effective when thickening is required.

Lubricating Greases

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Evonik Silica are used as fillers and reinforcers in mechanical rubber goods like conveyor belts, automotive parts ort hoses and tubes. ULTRASIL® improves tear resistance, abrasion resistance and heat stability.

MRG

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In the oil and gas industry and biodiesel processing, Evonik silica AEROSIL® and SIPERNAT® provide free flow, anticaking and antisedimentation and serve as emulsion stabilizer.

Oil and Gas

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Evonik Silica improve cleaning performance, whitening effect, rheology control, optical clarity and fluoride compatibility in oral care products.

Oral Care

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In paints and coatings Evonik Silica SIPERNATt® and ACEMATT® are used as defoamers, dispersants, matting agents, rheology modifiers, extenders or co-binders.

Paints and Coatings

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In paper production, paper processing, paper coatings, and inkjet coatings Evonik Silica ensures consistent printability, high absorbency, brilliant colors, and high luminosity.

Paper

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In personal care, Evonik's nature-identical silica can replace microplastics in products and thus provide a soft skin feel. The powder-to-cream concept helps formulators to create eye-catching Color Cosmetics. In Hair Care silica provide rheology control

Personal Care

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Evonik Silica are used in the production of plastics, thermoplastics, superabsorber granules and powders. SIPERNAT® serves as anticaking and Antiblocking agent und provides free flow.

Plastics

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Evonik Silica are an important component in shoe soles. Silica ensure high abrasion resistance and good damping and allow modern design with transparent shoe soles.

Shoe Sole

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With silicones, the rheological, mechanical and optical properties of Evonik silica are advantageous. Silicone rubber is colourless thanks to silica and can be used in a highly transparent way, for example for medical purposes.

Silicone Rubber

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In technical powders Evonik silica SIPERNAT® and AEROSIL® are used as anti-caking agents and they serve as carriers for converting viscous liquids into free flowing powders.

Technical Powder

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AEROSIL®, a fumed silica by Evonik, is an excellent material for thermal insulation, providing temperature stability in refrigerators as well as in heating elements. AEROSIL®, is used as core material in vacuum insulation panels.

Thermal Insulation

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Evonik Silica serve as fillers and reinforcers in tires for cars, motorcycles and bicycles. ULTRASIL® improves tear resistance, effects low rolling resistance that saves fuel and a better grip for more safety.

Tire

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As additives Evonik silica improve the quality of dry toners and color toners for high quality printing results. AEROSIL® fumed silica guarantee flowability and charge stability.

Toner

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In the case of UP resins for yachts, swimming pools, rotor blades, sanitary installations or hoses, Evonik silica is added for viscosity control and to achieve an optimum thickening effect.

UPE

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