The main application areas of titanium dioxide: coatings, plastics, inks, papermaking, of which coatings account for 60%, plastics for 20%, papermaking for 14%, and others (including cosmetics, chemical fiber, electronics, ceramics, enamel, welding rods, alloys, glass, etc.) Domain) accounted for 6%.
Titanium dioxide is not only used as a coloring agent in the rubber industry, but also has the functions of reinforcement, anti-aging and filling. Titanium dioxide is added to white and colored rubber products. It is resistant to sunlight under sunlight, does not crack, does not change color, has high elongation and is acid and alkali resistant. Titanium dioxide for rubber is mainly used in car tires, rubber shoes, rubber flooring, gloves, sports equipment, etc., generally anatase type. However, when used in the production of automobile tires, a certain amount of rutile products are often added to enhance the anti-ozone and anti-ultraviolet capabilities.
Titanium dioxide is also widely used in cosmetics. Because titanium dioxide is non-toxic and far better than lead white, almost all kinds of fragrant powder use titanium dioxide instead of lead white and zinc white. You only need to add 5%-8% titanium dioxide to the fragrance powder to get a permanent white color, make the fragrance smooth, have adhesion, absorption and hiding power. In gouache and cold cream, titanium dioxide can weaken the greasy and transparent feeling. Titanium dioxide can also be used in various other spices, sunscreens, soap flakes, white soap and toothpaste.