titanium dioxide


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titanium dioxide

[tī′tā·nē·əm dī′äk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
TiO2 A white, water-insoluble powder that melts at 1560°C, and which is produced commercially from the titanium dioxide minerals ilmenite and rutile; used in paints and cosmetics. Also known as titania; titanic anhydride; titanium oxide; titanium white.

titanium dioxide

A white pigment having a very high opacity; used in paints; occurs in two crystalline forms, anatase and rutile, of which the latter has higher opacity.
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The Commission alleges that without a remedy, the acquisition would allow the newly merged firm and the other top supplier, Chemours Company, to control the vast majority of chloride titanium dioxide sales in the North American market and more than 80 percent of chloride titanium dioxide manufacturing capacity in the North American market.
The market in the anatase segment is expected to witness high growth rate during the forecast period because of the increasing demand for the anatase grade of titanium dioxide for paints and coatings applications for the construction industry.
The company said the price of titanium dioxide pigments will increase by USD160 per tonne in Asia-Pacific from 1 April 2017 or as contracts allow.
Chapter 1 provides a presentation and analysis of the global market for titanium dioxide - including forecasts up to 2023.
Following ingestion, most titanium dioxide passes through the body unchanged in the faeces but a small amount (maximum 0.
Titanium dioxide nanotubes have been produced by eliminating autoclave device and by reducing pressure and temperature.
Titanium dioxide is a chemical used in the manufacture of dishes, paper, bathtubs, clothing, toothpaste, creams, cookies, PVC window frames, etc.
Only one previous study, done a decade ago, reported on titanium dioxide content in a few commercial products.
Escalating and volatile pricing for titanium dioxide has been an important issue for PPG," said the company's chief technology officer, Charles F.
The company is increasing the price of all DuPont Ti-Pure(R) titanium dioxide grades by USD200.
Geological Survey to work on modifying titanium dioxide nanoparticles so that ordinary sunlight will prompt them to interact with and neutralize contaminants.