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AGILON® Performance SilicaAGILON® Performance Silica

A revolutionary new material for performance, environmental and process improvementsA revolutionary new material for performance, environmental and process improvements


Service That’s Second to NoneService That’s Second to None

The personal focus of a small company. The global resources of a large one.The personal focus of a small company. The global resources of a large one.


Discover the PossibilitiesDiscover the Possibilities

Performance engineered silicas for everyday productsPerformance engineered silicas for everyday products


About Us

PPG pioneered the development of amorphous precipitated silica in the 1930s. That legacy of quality, reliability and technical accomplishment continues.  Today, PPG remains a globally recognized leader and innovator in the industry, supplying a wide range of high-quality silica products, backed by a world-class service and technical support network that is dedicated to fulfilling the everyday demands of its customers, and to helping them meet the challenges of tomorrow.

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What is Precipitated Silica?

A critical component in tires, rubber, food, feed, paints, inks and more. Learn why there’s more to silica than meets the eye.

Silica Performance

It reinforces. It flows. It carries. It strengthens. It thickens. What else does silica do to make today’s high-performance products possible?

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Carrier & Free-Flow

PPG precipitated silica products are used as free-flow and carrying agents for food, animal feed and agricultural and industrial applications enabling products and processes to flow better.

Feed   Food

Agricultural and Industrial


PPG precipitated silica products have been integral to the rubber industry since the 1930s and have earned the trust of manufacturers and compounders around the world for their reliable performance, consistent quality and dependable supply.

Tires   Industrial Rubber

Silicone Rubber  Footwear

Coatings, Adhesives and Sealants

PPG precipitated silica products are used as high-performance flatting agents, thickeners and anti-corrosion pigments to improve the performance, workability and sustainability of coatings, paints, inks, adhesives, and sealants.

Coatings, Paints and Inks

Adhesives and Sealants


PPG precipitated silica products are a key component of battery separators and TESLIN® synthetic paper, providing microporosity that is the basis for a wide range of related performance benefits.

Battery Separators

Synthetic Paper