Review of TiO2-Rich Materials Preparation for the Chlorination Process

  • Shiju Zhang
  • Songli Liu
  • Wenhui MaEmail author
  • Yongnian Dai
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


The resources of vanadium–titanium magnetite in China are very abundant, most of which are used to prepare titanium-rich materials. Titanium pigment, electric welding bar and titanium sponge are made from titanium-rich materials such as synthetic rutile and titanium slag etc. To fully utilize titanium resources, many production methods of titanium-rich materials were proposed. In this article, authors review on methods of preparing titanium-rich materials which are Electric Smelting Process, Reduction-rust Process, Selective Chlorination Process, Acid Leaching Process, and sum the advantages and disadvantages of them. Existing problems and possible tendency of production methods of titanium-rich materials are also discussed.


Titanium-rich materials Preparation technology Status and development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shiju Zhang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Songli Liu
    • 3
  • Wenhui Ma
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
    Email author
  • Yongnian Dai
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Faculty of Metallurgical and Energy EngineeringKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Resources and Environmental Engineering CollegePanzhihua UniversityPanzhihuaPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Machinery and Electrical EngineeringYangtze Normal UniversityFulingPeople’s Republic of China
  4. 4.State Key Laboratory of Complex Nonferrous Metal Resources Cleaning Utilization in Yunnan ProvinceKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingPeople’s Republic of China
  5. 5.Engineering Research Center for Silicon Metallurgy and Silicon Materials of Yunnan Provincial UniversitiesKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingPeople’s Republic of China

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