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Tymo Mineralien GmbH

Hendrik-Witte-Str. 6, 45128 Essen
Telephone +49 201 81337734
Fax +49 201 81337739

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GIFA 2019 hall map (Hall 13): stand B62

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GIFA 2019 fairground map: Hall 13

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 04  Metallic charge materials
  • 04.01  Charge materials for iron, steel and malleable iron casting
  • 04.01.03  Ferro-alloys


  • 04  Metallic charge materials
  • 04.01  Charge materials for iron, steel and malleable iron casting
  • 04.01.04  Alloying metals, master alloys

Alloying metals, master alloys

  • 06  Moulding sands
  • 06.01  Sands
  • 06.01.02  Chromite sand and flour

Chromite sand and flour

  • 06  Moulding sands
  • 06.01  Sands
  • 06.01.03  Zircon sand and flour

Zircon sand and flour

  • 11  Knock-out, fettling and finishing
  • 11.03  Shot-blasting abrasives
  • 11.03.01  Shot-blasting abrasives, metallic

Shot-blasting abrasives, metallic

  • 11  Knock-out, fettling and finishing
  • 11.03  Shot-blasting abrasives
  • 11.03.02  Shot-blasting abrasives, inorganic, nonmetallic

Shot-blasting abrasives, inorganic, nonmetallic

  • 11  Knock-out, fettling and finishing
  • 11.03  Shot-blasting abrasives
  • 11.03.03  Shot-blasting abrasives, organic

Shot-blasting abrasives, organic

  • 11  Knock-out, fettling and finishing
  • 11.03  Shot-blasting abrasives
  • 11.03.04  Shot-blasting abrasives, others

Shot-blasting abrasives, others

  • 26  Consulting, design, service and engineering

Consulting, design, service and engineering

Our products

Product category: Shot-blasting abrasives, inorganic, nonmetallic


Baryte or barite (BaSO4) is a mineral consisting of bariumsulfate and is derived from the Greek word βαρύς (heavy). The barite group consists of baryte, celestine, anglesite and anhydrite. Baryte is generally white or colorless, and is the main source of barium. Baryte and celestine form a solid solution (Ba,Sr)SO4. Baryte used for drilling petroleum wells can be black, blue, brown or gray depending on the ore body.

The major demand for baryte worldwide is as a weighting agent for drilling fluids in oil and gas exploration to suppress high formation pressures and prevent blowouts. An additional benefit of baryte is that it is non-magnetic and thus does not interfere with magnetic measurements taken in the borehole. The American Petroleum Institute specification API 13/ISO 13500 governs baryte for drilling purposes.

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Product category: Chromite sand and flour


Foundry grade CHROMITE sands are not only used as casting sands in cores and moulds in steel and iron foundries, but also as base material in sliding gate mixes or plugging sands in ladles at steelworks.

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Product category: Shot-blasting abrasives, metallic


Iron ores are rich in iron oxides and vary in color from dark grey, bright yellow, deep purple, to rusty red. The iron itself is usually found in the form of magnetite (Fe3O4), hematite (Fe2O3), goethite, limonite or siderite. The name Hematite, also spelled as Haematite, originates from the Greek word for blood ‘haima’, because hematite in powdered form can be red.   Because of its color, hematite is used in the pigment industry (building products and glass). Other specific characteristics make hematite suitable to use in for example foundry applications (in exothermic products and as core additive) and in the welding and oil-drilling industry.

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About us

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German based TYMO Mineralien GmbH is an internationally operating trading and distributing company in industrial minerals and ores. Since its foundation in 1979, the company has grown and today has offices in the Netherlands, Germany and South Africa.

TYMO Mineralien GmbH is known for its great flexibility in shipping, processing and just-in-time deliveries. The high quality-standards of our staff as to specific requirements is acknowledged by many satisfied customers world-wide. In order to safeguard the consistent quality of our products and services, the ISO 9000 / 9001 quality system has been implemented since 1998.

TYMO Mineralien GmbH does not supply hundreds of different industrial minerals, but concentrates on a dozen carefully selected products and delivers them at the agreed specifications and at the best possible prices.