WILMINGTON, Del., Dec 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New DuPont™ Ti-Pure® R-796+ titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment maximizes process flexibility and provides superior performance across a variety of decorative paper types and paper making chemistries. Ti-Pure® R-796+ delivers a highly desirable combination of opacity, light stability, and high brightness together with consistent quality.
"Through discussions with customers, we learned that there was a need for a higher performance TiO2," said Guclu Turkoglu, the global segment manager for DuPont Titanium Technologies' laminates business. "Ti-Pure® R-796+ delivers benefits at all levels of the laminates value chain, including furniture and flooring consumers, who appreciate the higher quality and durability of laminate products."
Ti-Pure® R-796+ is the optimum choice for both high and low pressure decor papers and decorative foils.
For additional information visit www.titanium.dupont.com/R796PLUS/en.
DuPont Titanium Technologies is the world's largest manufacturer of titanium dioxide, serving customers globally in the coatings, paper and plastics industries. The company operates plants at DeLisle, Miss.; New Johnsonville, Tenn.; Edge Moor, Del.; Altamira, Mexico; and Kuan Yin, Taiwan; all of which use the chloride manufacturing process. The company also operates a mine in Starke, Fla. Technical service centers are located in Paulinia, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Mechelen, Belgium; Dzerzhinskiy, Russia; Kuan Yin, Taiwan; Ichon, Korea; Shanghai, China; Hyderabad, India; and Wilmington, Del., to serve the Latin American, European, Middle Eastern, Asian and North American markets.
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