High-Performance Fillers for Plumbing Systems

Across the globe, commercial and residential builders are turning to higher-quality plumbing systems that utilize the most advanced technology and maintain exceptional performance over time. Best-in-class plumbing systems implement noise-dampening technology with fillers or additives to deliver improved longevity and consumer experiences. 

From specialty polymers to chemical products, Solvay has developed critical solutions to optimize plumbing systems for decades. Our key brand for plumbing fillers, Blanc Fixe, avoids abrasion with 99% purity and delivers high specific density for excellent performance over time. With several grades suitable for use as additives or fillers in plumbing noise reduction, Solvay is the ideal partner for manufacturers of plumbing components and pipes.


Advanced Solutions for Noise Reduction in Plumbing

  • Blanc Fixe - This synthetic barium sulphate is used as a highly effective filler or additive in polymer-based piping systems and offers an optimal sound-dampening effect due to its high specific density. Blanc Fixe also improves longevity and prevents the abrasion of equipment with its high purity and low silica content. Processors can enjoy additional benefits with specific grades of Blanc Fixe, specifically Blanc Fixe N or Blanc Fixe HD 80, which exhibit excellent flowability and coarse particle size to optimize processing.