Applications

The LANXESS products Bayferrox®, Colortherm® and Bayoxide® can be used in a wide variety of applications. These include not only the coloring of various materials but also technical applications in which color plays only a minor role.

Here you can find comprehensive information about many of our applications. You can customize your search, for example, by selecting your required industry or end product.  Alternatively, you can simply browse through the many application fields in which our pigments are used.

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  • Airbags

    Bayoxide® products from LANXESS are used in the automotive industry in airbag systems. By use of these technical oxides  driving safety can be improved. Iron oxides are used together with sodium azide in airbag gas generators. The iron oxide serves as an oxidizing...

  • Aquariums, Ponds

    Bayoxide® E33 is FeOOH with a very high surface area and high adsorption capacity. At the same time, the granules are stable in the stream of water. The Bayoxide® E 33 granules are marketed with a particle size of 0.5-2 mm and a bulk density of 0.4-0.6 g/cm3. Compared...

  • Artifical Turf

    In the U.S.A. they have long been taken for granted; now they are beginning to take hold in other parts of the world - sports facilities with artificial turf. One reason for this is that the International Soccer Federation (FIFA) gave its approval in 2005 for...

  • Automotive Coatings

    Optimum surface protection and an attractive appearance are among the main requirements placed on vehicle coatings. LANXESS inorganic pigments are used in a very wide variety of vehicle coatings. Apart from passenger cars the pigments are also used in coatings for...

  • Biogas Desulfurization

    Biogas is gaining in popularity because it is an ecological, resource-conserving and climate-neutral energy source. In a biogas plant, organic substances are decomposed and fermented under anaerobic conditions, meaning in the absence of oxygen. These systems process...

  • Brake Linings

    The manufacture of brake linings involves the use of binders, rubber, glass fiber and metal, as well as chromium oxide, iron oxide and titanium dioxide. Due to their special technical properties iron and chromium oxide pigments are used to define a specific coefficient...

  • Catalysts

    Iron oxide pigments play an importance role in the production of various catalysts. The quality of the catalysts is highly dependent on the compounding of the precursors. LANXESS pigments fulfill these special and often customer-specific requirements. In co-operation...

  • Ceramic Stains

    There are various commodity articles made of ceramic materials. LANXESS offers a variety of chromium and iron oxides with defined particle size and high reactivity which can be used in the production of iron chromate and copper chrome spinells. All LANXESS pigments...

  • Cigarette Tips

    Iron oxide pigments are often used for the yellow or brown coloring of cigarette filter tips Since the heavy metal content of pigments used in this application is regulated in some countries, LANXESS offers high-purity pigments. For example, Bayferrox® 920 Z Paper. The...

  • Coil Coatings

    Coil coating is the continuous coloration on one or both sides of metal sheets. The coated metal is then used to manufacture a wide variety of products including building facades, domestic appliances and roofing systems. The High Performance and High Performance...

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