Lanxess expands worldwide availability of Bayferrox 912 LOM pigments
Bayferrox 912 LOM is a micronized yellow pigment with very good dispersibility. The pigment’s short, needle-like structure results in an outstandingly low viscosity. With respect to color the pigment resembles Bayferrox 3910 - a yellow pigment well-known throughout the coatings industry - but is somewhat darker and redder as a full shade.
Yellow pigments comprise nearly 30 percent of the worldwide market for synthetic iron oxide pigments. Lanxess offers tailored yellow pigments for almost any application. Besides Bayferrox 912 LOM, other high-performance specialties include Bayferrox 943, for instance, which has a distinctive orangey hue. Also noteworthy is the yellow, low-silking pigment Bayferrox 915 with its unique particle morphology.
Lanxess has an annual capacity of 350,000 metric tons for the production of iron oxide and chrome oxide pigments at sites in Germany, Brazil and China. The environmentally safe iron and chrome oxide pigments in the established Bayferrox and Colortherm product ranges are lightfast, weather-stable and highly resistant to chemicals. The current range of synthetic iron oxide pigments comprises more than 100 shades. The most important customers are the construction industry, followed by the paints and coatings sector.
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