Titanium Dioxide Raspberry Solar Cell, Video Demonstration

INDUSTRY, MINERALS, PRODUCTS

Photovoltaic cells, also called solar cells, are devices that create electricity from light. The most common type is made from silicon in a process similar to the way computer chips are made and requires large expensive factories.One possible alternative to silicon cells is dye-sensitized cells, which are less efficient, but are far less expensive to manufacture. The dye absorbs light and transfers the excited electrons to the titanium dioxide. The titanium dioxide semiconductor material separates the charge. The redox couple completes the circuit. In this lab, we will use raspberry juice to construct a simple dye-sensitized solar cell and measure the electricity the cell produces.

 

 

Source: Wisconsin Mrsec

SELF-CLEANING GLASS MADE OF TITANIUM DIOXIDE

INDUSTRY, MINERALS, PRODUCTS

We had mentioned it in this blog before, Titanium Dioxide is a really special mineral with uncountable applications. TiO2 has once again shown its power through this revolutionary Self-cleaning glass. If you want to know more about how it works read this interview from The University of Cambridge and discover the advantages of Titanium Dioxide, one of the unique products of TOR Minerals.

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/content/interviews/interview/1046/

 

Take a look at this post, also dedicated to TOR Minerals’ unique coloured TiO2, Titanium Dioxide.

https://torminerals.wordpress.com/2014/07/01/titanium-dioxide-goodbye-to-the-white/

 

Source: The Naked Scientists, University of Cambridge

Innovating… TiO2- Color Hybrid Pigments

Sin categoría

Innovating... TiO2- Color Hybrid Pigments

Unique, Beige and Gray Colored TiO2 Pigments offer formulation cost savings for paints, coatings and plastics

Titanium Dioxide or TiO2 is the most widely used prime pigment in paints, coatings, plastics, paper and many other products. Typically TiO2 provides opacity and whiteness to end products. HITOX® and TIOPREM® (heat stable for high temperature applications), however, are unique beige and gray colored Rutile TiO2 pigments. They occupy a marketing niche as high quality, color pigments that offer cost savings by replacing some of the more expensive color pigments as well as white TiO2 in a broad range of color formulations. HITOX® and TIOPREM® are commonly used by major international paint and plastics manufacturers. Uses include paints and coatings (architectural, industrial, metal finishes, powder coating, coil backers, primers and wood coatings), sealants, floor tiles, PVC and plastics master batch.

CONTACT WITH US THROUGH http://www.torminerals.com

TOR Minerals, also aware

Sin categoría

TOR Minerals, also aware

Alumina Trihydrate (ATH) and Boehmite (AMH) halogen-free flame retardant & smoke suppressant fillers for plastics, rubber and specialty applications.

Non-toxic, non-corrosive Alumina Trihydrate (ATH) and Boehmite (AMH) flame retardant and smoke suppressant fillers function on the principal of heat- activated decomposition into aluminum oxide and water. During fire conditions, water vapor is released via an endothermic reaction which acts to cool the surface and displace oxygen required for burning. The resulting aluminum oxide char barrier further hinders combustion and reduces smoke density.

Alumina Trihydrate is the most widely used and increasingly important, environmentally friendly flame retardant in the market. Thermal decomposition occurs at about 200°C, making it suitable for a broad range of plastics and rubber applications. Specialty low viscosity ATH is available for meeting the most stringent performance requirements for a variety of composite processes, substituting halogenated flame retardants. For higher temperature polymers or processing conditions, boehmite is thermally stable to > 300°C and offers excellent mechanical properties, high heat capacity and good resin compatibility.

Titanium Dioxide: goodbye to the white

Sin categoría

Titanium Dioxide: goodbye to the white

Unique, Beige and Gray Colored TiO2 Pigments offer formulation cost savings for paints, coatings and plastics

Titanium Dioxide or TiO2 is the most widely used prime pigment in paints, coatings, plastics, paper and many other products. Typically TiO2 provides opacity and whiteness to end products. HITOX® and TIOPREM® (heat stable for high temperature applications), however, are unique beige and gray colored Rutile TiO2 pigments. They occupy a marketing niche as high quality, color pigments that offer cost savings by replacing some of the more expensive color pigments as well as white TiO2 in a broad range of color formulations. HITOX® and TIOPREM® are commonly used by major international paint and plastics manufacturers. Uses include paints and coatings (architectural, industrial, metal finishes, powder coating, coil backers, primers and wood coatings), sealants, floor tiles, PVC and plastics master batch.

Because quality matters

Sin categoría

Because quality matters

Solid Surface bath design made of ATH -Aluminum Trihydrate-

In our hands you will find the best raw materials, the best quality minerals, thanks to our quality control and high requirement standards.
Because quality does matter to you, visit us on http://www.torminerals.com and meet your expectations.