Cristobalite • GoreSil® • CristolBrite™

Our Cristobalite, GoreSil and CristolBrite are synthesized from high purity quartz using a solid state, high heat manufacturing process that yields a consistently high conversion and a high purity. C.E.D. uses no additives (mineralizers) in the manufacture of these products.


  • Low Refractive Index
  • Crystal Surface Terminates with Siloxane Groups
  • Rounded Particle Geometry
  • High mohs Hardness
  • High Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
  • Non-reactive, Completely Inert
  • Low Oil Absorption
  • Low Moisture Content
  • Benefits

  • No Haze in Clear or Semi-transparent Coatings
  • Low Sensitivity to Moisture Pick-up
  • Excellent Surface for Silane Treatments
  • Less Abrasive than Quartz
  • Provides Coatings with High Apparent Opacity
  • Very Effective as an Pigment Extender
  • Excellent Abrasion, Scrub and Burnish Resistance
  • Withstands Rapid or Frequent Temperature Changes
  • Acid and Alkali Resistance in Formulated Products
  • Performs Well in High Solid, High Viscosity Formulations
  • Ideal for Moisture Sensitive Systems and Formulations
  • Applications and Industries Currently Served

    C-1 Cristolbalite

  • Investment Powder
  • Refractory
  • Abrasives
  • Metal Polishing
  • Grinding
  • Jewelry
  • Dental Appliances
  • Electronic Parts
  • CristolBrite

  • Quartz Countertops
  • Architectural Paint
  • Traffic Paint
  • Caulks
  • Epoxy Coatings
  • Sealants
  • Plastics
  • Silicon Rubber