Calcium silicate

purum, 12-22% Ca (as CaO) basis, ≥87% SiO2 basis

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≥87% SiO2 basis
12-22% Ca (as CaO) basis


Ca (as CaO), 12-22% T


≤7.0% loss on drying, 2h; 105°C

particle size

7.0-10.0 μm


9.5-11.5 (5% in H2O)


2.9 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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Calcium silicate can be used as a precursor to synthesize several biomaterials. Examples for such applications include the preparation of biocompatible nanocomposites for bone tissue regeneration and the synthesis of sol-gel hybrid bioactive glasses.


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Wenzhong Wang et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(4), 2288-2293 (2013-03-19)
We described an environmentally friendly and facile NaCl nonaqueous ionic liquid route for the first time to synthesize β-CaSiO3 nanowires. β-CaSiO3 nanowires were prepared by annealing precursor calcium silicate hydrate (CSH) nanostructures in NaCl nonaqueous ionic liquid, in which the...
Mark B Green et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(15), 5999-6003 (2013-03-27)
Acid deposition during the 20th century caused widespread depletion of available soil calcium (Ca) throughout much of the industrialized world. To better understand how forest ecosystems respond to changes in a component of acidification stress, an 11.8-ha watershed was amended...
Burak Sağsen et al.
Dental materials journal, 31(4), 528-532 (2012-08-07)
The aim of this study was to compare the fracture resistance of roots filled with gutta percha (GP) and different root canal sealers.Fifty-five human maxillary central incisors were selected and randomly divided into three experimental groups (Groups 1-3) and two...
Haiyan Li et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 9(2), 5379-5389 (2012-10-24)
Angiogenesis is critical for bone tissue engineering. Stimulating proangiogenesis in an engineered bone construct using bioglass or bioceramic is now attracting much attention. However, the specific ion that plays important roles in the stimulation of proangiogenesis has not yet been...
Han Guo et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 7, 3613-3624 (2012-08-01)
The purpose of this study was to synthesize a self-setting bioactive cement by incorporation of wollastonite nanofibers (WNFs) into calcium phosphate cement (CPC). The composition, morphology, setting time, compressive strength, hydrophilicity, and degradation of WNF-doped CPC (wnf-CPC) were investigated. Scanning...

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