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LANXESS at bauma 2013

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2013-04-08 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Chemicals , Inorganic Pigments , Company News , Bayferrox

Inorganic pigments for the sustainable coloration of construction materials

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS remains focused on the megatrend urbanization and is presenting a comprehensive range of inorganic pigments for the construction industry at bauma 2013, taking place April 15 - 21 in Munich, Germany.

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2013-03-08 | Press Releases , Trade & Technical Press , Performance Chemicals , Inorganic Pigments , Bayferrox

Elegance in black

Specialty chemicals company LANXESS, one of the leading manufacturers of inorganic iron oxide pigments, has expanded its portfolio of black pigments for the coloration of concrete.

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For the Praça das Artes building complex in the center of São Paulo, Brazil, the architects chose red and brown integrally colored concrete as the material for the facade. The solid section of the facade is made entirely of exposed concrete integrally colored with iron oxide pigments. The clearly visible formwork of the exposed concreted surfaces underscore the lively character of the integrally colored facades. Photo: LANXESS AG

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Concrete pavers colored with Bayferrox iron oxides show their true colors for a very long time. The choice of the pigment is of crucial importance for the quality of final product. Years of observing colored concrete products exposed to different climatic conditions in various locations have shown that weather-resistant inorganic oxide pigments from LANXESS offer excellent fastness properties. Photo: LANXESS AG

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In Spijkenisse, a town near Rotterdam in the Netherlands, the bridge on the 10 euro note has been recreated according to a design by graphic designer Robin Stam. 18.7 cubic meters of concrete was cast for the walkable tourist attraction. 200 kilograms of Bayferrox pigments from the specialty chemicals company LANXESS provided for accurate color reproduction. Photo: LANXESS AG

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The bridge shown on the 50 euro note was cast from 23.9 cubic meters of concrete. 240 kilograms of Bayferrox 960 iron oxide pigments from LANXESS were used to accurately reproduce the color of the original. Photo: LANXESS AG

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Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has expanded its portfolio of black pigments for the coloration of concrete. The new powder grade Bayferrox TP LXS 5253 and Bayferrox TP LXS 5255 granules are of particular interest wherever long-lasting black with an intense blue undertone is desired.

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Saturation series for black iron oxide pigments iron oxide 1, iron oxide 2 and Bayferrox TP LXS 5253 (from bottom to top ) with 1-% graduation from left (1 %) to right (10 %). The blocks were made with white cement. (Photo: LANXESS AG)

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Saturation series for granular black iron oxide pigments (from bottom to top) iron oxide 3, iron oxide 4, Bayferrox TP LXS 5255 in 1-% graduation from left (1 %) to right (10 %). The blocks were made with white cement. (Photo: LANXESS AG)

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