Applications of Titanium Dioxide

  • Author:Ray Dean
  • Source:www.oceanchinachem,com
  • Release on :2016-06-11

Titanium Dioxide (chemical formula: TiO₂), a white solid or powder amphoteric oxide, molecular weight: 79.87, is a white inorganic pigment, with non-toxic, best opacity, best whiteness and brightness, it is considered the world the best performance of a white pigment. Titanium dioxide and strong adhesion, chemical change is not easy, is always white. Widely used in paint, plastics, paper, printing ink, chemical fiber, rubber, cosmetics and other industries. Its high melting point, is also used to manufacture fire-resistant glass, glaze, enamel, clay, utensils and other high-temperature experiments.


At the same time, the titanium dioxide has good UV-shielding function, often as textile fibers incorporated into a sunscreen ultrafine titanium dioxide powder were also added into the paste prepared sunscreen cosmetic sunscreens. Rutile titanium dioxide can be extracted with acid decomposition, or obtained by the decomposition of titanium tetrachloride. Titanium dioxide is stable, widely used as a white pigment in paint, it has a good covering power, and white lead is similar to, but not white lead will be black; it has the same persistence zinc white. Titanium dioxide is also used as a matting agent enamel, it can produce a very bright, hard and acid-resistant enamel overlay.


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