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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  • Colored Wood Plastic Composites

    Wood plastic composites have been booming in the USA since the 1990s. Composite materials made of wood fibers and thermoplastics which are used in numerous home-and-garden applications. They look like wood, can be processed like wood but offer significant advantages...

  • Corrosion Protection Paints

    Apart from surface protection against light, weather or chemicals, esthetics also play a role in corrosion protection paints. For the coloring of paint systems LANXESS inorganic pigments are often used. They are distinguished by their high quality. Besides their high...

  • Decorative Cosmetics

    Dark or bluish black mascara, grey eyeliner, green eye shadow or red lipsticks, all of these products can contain iron or chromium oxide pigments for coloration. In all products for decorative cosmetics compatibility with the skin is of utmost importance.LANXESS offers...

  • Decorative Paints

    Nowadays, trade paints are available not only as solvent-based formulations but also as water-based paints of comparable quality. Because they have outstanding flow properties and are easy to apply, they are of interest not only to painters and decorators but also to...

  • Drinking Water Treatment

    In many countries, the concentration of arsenic that occurs naturally in groundwater is too high for safe consumption. With the Bayoxide® E 33 product line, LANXESS is developing innovative products that are being used to purify drinking water around the globe. ...

  • Emulsion Paint for External Applications

    Emulsion paints are commonly used for exterior walls or facades. Apart from pure esthetics they serve as protection for buildings. To have this protective function, these paints also must have good water-repellent properties. In moderate climates certain water vapor...

  • Emulsion Paint for Interior Walls

    In comparison to emulsion paints for exterior walls, the requirements with respect to weather stability are of lower importance for the painting of interior walls. However, light fastness plays a decisive role since interior walls might also be exposed to intense...

  • Floorings

    Bayferrox® and Colortherm® pigments which are specially developed for the paint and coatings industry are also applied in floorings.  Apart from a narrower specification range for color shade and color strength, these High Performance and High Performance Special...

  • Industrial Coatings

    Industrial coatings are high-grade systems that can be applied to almost any kind of everyday object. Such articles are made of a wide variety of materials and, in most cases, are finished with a surface coating to protect and preserve their value and/or to make them...

  • Iron Chemicals

    As iron raw material, the iron oxide pigments are used for the production of iron chemicals LANXESS offers the product Bayoxide® E 8611, a magnetite. It is a high quality iron oxide black pigment which has very high reactivity and purity.The field of application for...