Uses of titanium dioxide

Paint & Coatings
Titanium dioxide: an essential ingredient in paints

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a substance found in a huge range of everyday products – from plastics to sunscreen.

Paint & Coatings
Making paper lighter and brighter with titanium dioxide

Titanium dioxide (TiO2) is widely used in paper and laminates production both as a pigment and as a UV protection agent.

Environment Sustainability
How titanium dioxide helps create transparent solar cells

The climate transition requires solutions for a carbon-free future and new innovative methods to produce green energy.

Paint & Coatings
Maintaining landmark structures

Titanium dioxide is the pigment of choice to create white materials and coatings.

Environment Sustainability
World’s biggest offshore windfarm protected using titanium dioxide paints

Lying 90km off England’s Yorkshire coast, the world’s largest offshore windfarm sailed into operation in August 2022.

How titanium dioxide is helping to keep Kenyan homes cool

In the midst of rising global temperatures, a new, innovative use of titanium dioxide (TiO2) could enable millions of people to beat the heat in urban settings.

Environment Paint & Coatings
How we can use colour for social good in the new European Bauhaus

Colours have the power to impact our daily lives – in fact, research suggests that colours influence us psychologically and physiologically.

Titanium dioxide unlocks innovation in ‘green’ hydrogen technology

Decarbonisation of heavy-duty industries relies on innovative ways to produce ‘green’ and sustainable energy.

Plastics and ceramics
Sustainable cookware that makes a lasting impression

How titanium dioxide (TiO2) helps create durable, versatile, attractive and efficient kitchenware for better, more sustainable cooking.

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