Chloride process

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Production of titanium (IV) oxide using processes (chloride process or sulphate process ), with a distinction from Chinese production

In the chloride process , rutile or TiO 2 slag is converted into titanium tetrachloride at 800–1200 ° C with coke and chlorine . After purification by distillation, TiCl 4 vapor is burned with oxygen to form titanium dioxide and chlorine gas (1000–1400 ° C):

Titanium tetrachloride is also used in the manufacture of titanium.

See also: Kroll trial

Individual evidence

  1. Entry on the chloride process. In: Römpp Online . Georg Thieme Verlag, accessed on June 13, 2014.