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 agent...

  • 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 have...

  • 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 Special...

  • Colored Glazes

    Colortherm® Green GN and Colortherm® Green GX are the two LANXESS products that can be used for the coloring of glazes.  The Colortherm® range of products has been developed particularly for applications which require high heat stability Like all LANXESS Colortherm®...

  • Colored Acoustic Barriers

    Colored sound-insulating walls manufactured from concrete keep the noise out. They are used mainly on highways or motorways. They can be colored so that they blend in with their surroundings, to create a uniform effect with neighboring buildings, or so that they stand...

  • Colored Asphalt

    Gone are the days when the ground beneath our feet and wheels was restricted to gray; modern urban and landscape design has long used color as a design element. Colored asphalt and mastic asphalt guide traffic, show the way, designate zones and decorate plazas. In soft...

  • Colored Concrete Masonry Blocks

    Colored concrete masonry blocks can be used for new buildings which need to blend in with centuries-old buildings or to accentuate an architectural effect: Buildings with integrally-colored concrete masonry blocks have a higher visual appeal than their grey...

  • Colored Concrete Roofing Tiles

    Colored concrete roof tiles bring an element of color to individual designs and roofing work. A wide variety of color shades from the Bayferrox® and Colortherm® product lines are available.  The choice of pigment is of major importance for the quality of the...

  • Colored Enamel

    Enameling of commodity articles made of various metal materials is performed at very high temperatures. Therefore, the pigments used in this process have to fulfill high requirements with respect to heat stability and color consistency. With the aid of LANXESS...

  • Colored Engobes

    Engobes are slip-glazes which are used for the coloring of ceramic articles. The LANXESS products Colortherm® Green GN and Colortherm® Green GX add intense green color to different kinds of engobes. The Colortherm® range of products has been developed particularly for...

  • Colored Facade Elements

    The exterior walls of houses have been rendered to protect them against weathering since time immemorial. At first it was customary to use natural materials such as slate or wood, now these have been augmented by man-made construction materials such as concrete facades....

  • Colored Fertilizer

    Bayferrox® pigments are used to lend a characteristic color to fertilizers which are often colorless. For example, iron oxide pigments can be used to achieve the slightly reddish shade of some high quality, naturally occurring potash salts which are preferred by some...

  • Colored Fibre Cement

    Fiber cement elements can be used in a variety of applications. They can be used for roofing and walling applications. Whether the intention is to emulate the color of natural slate, or to provide an entirely new color, inorganic pigments from LANXESS bring color to...