One of the most valued properties of CALPREC PA is its use as an extender in Titanium Dioxide paint. CALPREC PA from Cales de Llierca promotes a spacing effect between the titanium dioxide particles, thus reducing its proportion and cost in formulations.
In the paint industry, titanium dioxide (TiO2) is a bright white substance used mainly as a coloring agent, highly valued for its brilliant color, its ability to scatter light and its resistance to ultraviolet rays. It is a dry, finely powdered white powder.
It is the whitest and brightest known pigment because it has reflective qualities without being toxic or reactive. Also known as titanium white, white pigment 6, CI 77891 or perfect white pigment, it is the natural oxide of titanium, with the chemical formula TiO2. It is highly concentrated in coloring, making it a very saturated color and resistant to acids and alkalis. Titanium white is often used for painting medium waterborne paints. Its main characteristics are:
Its uses range from the cosmetic industry to the food industry, paper, coatings, etc.