When we manufacture titanium dioxide pigments we also make a number of valuable co-products that provide solutions to some real challenges.
Tighter regulation coupled with the need to conserve water, makes waste water treatment important and challenging.
Our ferrous sulfate and ferric sulfate can be used to treat water. In some wastewater biological treatment systems the bacteria cultures sometimes need iron supplements to encourage healthy growth. Our ferrous sulfate can also be used to give these bacteria the iron boost they need.
NURTURING THE EARTH
Our products can be used to enhance soil and improve its agronomic properties. Our magnolites, calcium sulfate and iron sulfate can be used to enrich soil and to help combat “ferric chlorosis”, which if left untreated, can result in spoiled crops and loss of revenue. Added to alkaline soils, sulfate fertilizers change the acidity and help to release other nutritive elements for growing crops.
ANIMAL FEED FOR STRONGER, HEALTHIER SWINE AND POULTRY
Our products can be effective iron supplements for animal feed, particularly for poultry and swine. In a world where the population is increasing, the need to farm healthy animals is important. Our ferrous sulfate monohydrate is certified for use in the animal food industry.
Cement is a strong, versatile product but it can cause chrome dermatitis for some people who come into contact with it regularly. Our cement additives can help to lower chromium (VI) levels, which has been proven to reduce the incidence of chrome dermatitis for those working with cement1.
1 Zachariae , Agner & Menne Contact Dermatitis 1996 , 35 , 83-85
For more information about any of the above, or to request a sample, contact us at P&A_info@huntsman.com.
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