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
- It is widely used to provide whiteness and opacity to products such as paints, plastics, papers and inks.
- 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.
Properties of titanium dioxide:
Other Names: Titanium dioxide, Titanium(IV) oxide, Titania, Rutile, Anatase, Brookite
CAS No: 13463-67-7
EINECS No: 236-675-5
Molar mass: 79.86 g/mol
Physical state: white powder
Specific gravity: 4.23 g/cm3
Melting Point: 1843 C
Boiling Point: 2972 C
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