Italcementi patents new carbon-doped titanium dioxide-based cementitious material

Italcementi patents new carbon-doped titanium dioxide-based cementitious material

Italcementi, part of Heidelberg Materials, has filed a patent application for a titanium dioxide-based cementitious material. The Patent Office Journal has reported that the material consists of titanium dioxide (TiO2) imbued with carbon dopants. This is produced by irradiating the TiO2 in the presence of an inert gas and an organic compound.