They have a high density, a low oil absorption, and a low refractive index. Barytes are radiopaque, and they are UV light reflectors. Unique properties of fine grind, high brightness and chemical inertness. In automotive primers and topcoats, gloss enamels. In powder coatings, semi-gloss and gloss latexes. In industrial and architectural coatings. In many plastics, ceramics, friction materials, and rubber goods. In plastisols, adhesives, latex products, urethane foams. In acoustical compounds, insulating materials, and sound attenuation products.