Water Filtration Application

Maddox was developed by African Pegmatite over ten years to remove carbon dioxide, sulphides, chlorides, metals, and other materials from water. This customized, smelted blend of manganese dioxide and granulated green sand eliminates the need for other treatments.



  • Extremely hard and durable in a wide pH range
  • Elevates the pH of water
  • Increases the oxidation of difficult metallic salts to suspended solids
  • Reportedly effective after more than 12 years
  • Efficacy drops to 60% after as many as eight years
  • Eliminates the need for pre lime treatment of sodium and potassium hypochlorite
  • Automatically oxidizes colloidal metal salts
  • Functions in saline waters and sea waters
  • Removes up to 28% chloride in sweet waters


Choose the packaging and shipping arrangement that best suits your needs, from small packaging to bulk bags or custom sizes made just for you. We can accommodate virtually any size, from one metric ton to thousands.


We maintain competitive pricing in an effort to win and retain your business for as long as you need us. Our goal is to meet the needs of every customer, including those with special requests and demanding production schedules.

A 15-day general turnaround for manufacturing allows us to get your compounds to you as quickly as possible, so you can keep up with the demands of your business. Contact us to get in touch with a distributor in your area if you don’t have time to wait for materials.

We currently ship to 44 countries across the world and we’re happy to ship to yours, too. The dependable and professional logistics channels we have in place make it easy to offer great pricing and service regardless of your location.

African Pegmatite

With 48 years as professionals in mining and manufacturing, we have the insight, network, and experience to offer you the very best in quality, service, and efficiency. We’ve been accredited by the ISO 9001 since 2002 and have most recently met the 2015 standard.

We aim to provide the very best materials available to our customers, and become your one-stop shop for colourants, minerals, compounds, and more. Take a look at our general water filtration page to see all the other water filtration and supplementary products we have available.

If you’d like to become a distributor of African Pegmatite products, get in touch with us and we’ll customise an arrangement with you.