Magnesium oxide and magnesium chloride are the key components for the producion of sorel cement. For decades the preferred magnesium oxide for sorel cement in abrasives has been Stonemag® which was specificly developed for this application by Van Mannekus.
Due to its unique properties sorel cement is largly used for the manufacuturing of grinding and polishing stones for marble, granite and terrazzo.
Sorel cement is also the prefered binder for the production of mill stones for the dehusking and polishing of rice. Already for decades Van Mannekus has been the market leader with Mankey® products: Mankey Magnesia Cement and Mankey Emery.