Titanium Dioxide Powder TiO2 (Rutile)

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Rutile - Fine white powder

Titanium Dioxide is the naturally occuring oxide of titanium and is found as the minerals Rutile, Anatase and Brookite. rhodochrosite. Titanium dioxide accounts for 70% of the total production volume of pigments worldwide. It is widely used to provide whiteness and opacity to products such as paints, plastics, papers and inks.

Uses for Titanium Dioxide:

  • In ceramic glazes titanium dioxide acts as an opacifier and seeds crystal formation
  • As whitening and opacifying agent in the following industries:- Coatings and Paints, Printing, Plastics, Synthetic Fibres, Paper, Rubber, Ceramics, Cement, Cosmetics
  • Applied to sports pitches, tennis courts etc to produce the white lines.
  • A thin film of TiO2 is used to produce reflective optical coatings for dielectric mirrors and some gemstones.
  • Used in the production of self-cleaning glass and antifogging coatings.
  • Production of titanium metal.
  • Used as a welding electrode covering.


Properties of Titanium Dioxide Rutile:

  • Other Names: Titanium dioxide, Titanium(IV) oxide, Titanium White, Pigment White 6, C.I.No 77891.
  • CAS No: 13463-67-7
  • EINECS No: 236-675-5
  • Formula: TiO2
  • Molar mass: 79.86 g/mol
  • Melting Point: 1843 C
  • Boiling Point: 2972 C
  • Solubility: insoluble
  • pH: 6-8

Specification of Titanium Dioxide Rutile:

  • Appearance:- Fine white powder
  • Titanium dioxide content: >94.0%Of which is rutile:- >98.5%
  • Volatile matter at 105C:- 0.5%
  • Lightness:- 94.8 – 95.5
  • Density:- 4.1g/cm3
  • Oil Absorption:- 21g/100g
  • Retained on 45 micron:- <0.02%


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