Iron oxide finds new market in batteries

By John Ollett
Published: Wednesday, 05 December 2012

Lanxess’ new range of iron oxides to focus specifically on electric car market

German chemicals group Lanxess AG has developed a new range of iron oxides specifically aimed at the lithium-ion battery market.

The company, which is one of the world’s largest producers of iron oxide, believes that iron oxides are superior to the iron oxalate that was used in the first generation...

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