Litopon: una alternativa al dióxido de titanio

Lithopone: an alternative to titanium dioxide

Lithopone was developed in the 1870s as a substitute for lead carbonate (lead white), to overcome its drawbacks of toxicity and poor weathering resistance. Within a few years, titanium dioxide displaced lithopone to become the white pigment (PW6) par excellence in the industry and the world’s best-selling inorganic pigment. However, titanium is a product whose…

pigmentos para pinturas

How to choose paint pigments?

When manufacturing a paint, it is very important to know how to choose all its components so that it retains its properties when used in the application for which it has been designed. One of these properties, perhaps one of the most important, is undoubtedly the colour. The components that determine the colour of a…