TITLE

Titanium dioxide

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/15/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 14, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses titanium dioxide, which is used as pigment to provide brightness, whiteness and opacity to coatings and paint. Available in two forms, rutile and anatase, titanium dioxide is produced from either titanium slag or ilmenite rutile. The pigment is extracted using chlorine or sulphuric acid. Estimates predict the global trend for titanium dioxide demand to grow in line with the gross domestic product.
ACCESSION #
27192743

 

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