Packing Materials - The Vermiculite Association

Packing Materials

Porcelain teapot being packed in vermiculite prior to shipment

Porcelain teapot being packed in vermiculite prior to shipment (Picture courtesy of Dupre Vermiculite)

Exfoliated vermiculite is easily poured around irregular shaped objects and provides a cushion against shock during handling and transportation.

Being highly absorbent, exfoliated vermiculite used for packaging is also an ideal material should leakage occur from vessels during their transportation.