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Solvay offers a wide range of products and solutions designed for enterprises and small businesses across a variety of industries. 

Solvay produces a wide range of Barium and Strontium compounds. Our expertise and know-how gathered in more than 100 years of production, enables us to offer a broad assortment of high-quality customized products to suit your needs within a range of applications such as in displays, glass, ferrites, bricks, batteries, tiles and ceramics among others.

We ensure that our products constantly offer the highest quality levels by performing continuous chemical and technical audits on raw materials, production processes and final products.

  • Barium derivatives
  • Strontium derivatives

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Calcium Chloride is one of Solvay's oldest products, and it still remains important today. Over the years, Solvay has adapted the applications of CASO® to meet the demands of users as diverse as the agricultural and food & feed industries and civil engineering. It is also used extensively in the oil industry, in water treatment processes, for treating roads in winter and summer, and for domestic and industrial dehumidification.

Our IXPER® products, based on calcium and magnesium peroxides, are used to provide the performance benefits of hydrogen peroxide (oxygen release, bleaching, reduction of odors, oxidation), delivered in a stable, sparingly soluble powder form. The intrinsic chemical stability and the thermal stability are excellent, whereas the solubility in water is very low. The characteristics of IXPER® products, and in particular their ability to release oxygen slowly, make them suitable for use in a wide range of applications.

  • Calcium Derivatives
  • Calcium or Magnesium Peroxides

Solvay’s portfolio of fluorine products are at the forefront of many critical applications. From uses in the intricate etching of semiconductors to ozone friendly alternatives in polyurethane insulation products, Solvay delivers fluorine solutions with high-performance profile. 

With our state-of-the-art application technologies we serve customers with a full range of fluorochemicals. Our offer includes elemental fluorine, inorganic fluorides, organic intermediates and a large choice of fluorinated specialties.

Due to their unique properties, fluorinated molecules are key for the synthesis of active pharmaceutical and agro-chemical ingredients,brazing of aluminum heat exchangers (Nocolok®) and for electronic applications.

Lithium salts (LiTFSI - lithium bis-trifluoromethanesulfonimide) have become an essential component of Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles.

Solvay LiTFSI is the lithium salt market reference with outstanding electrochemical properties, high stability (chemical and thermal) that ensure safety and performance to its main end-use applications: electrical vehicles, e-bikes, flat panel screens, smartphone, laptop & powertools.

We also offer Lithium Cryolite (Li3AlF6), which is used for the production of abrasives, welding agents and soldering agents.

  • Lithium Chemicals

We are the leading supplier of peroxygen-based products to traditional industrial consumers – pulp and paper, textile and chemical manufacturing industries – as well as to leading applications, including aerospace, semiconductor and consumer electronics. 

Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) is mainly used by the paper industry to bleach pulp and to produce propylene oxide. Its properties are also of interest to many markets like chemicals, food, textiles and environment.

  • Biocides
  • Hydrogen Peroxide
  • Persalts

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Phenol and derivatives produced by Solvay are used in the production of synthetic resins employed in foundries, construction and abrasives. We provide substitute products that meet the current challenges of sustainable development thanks to a portfolio of competitive products and privileged access to bio-sourced raw materials (ethanol and glycerol). 

Solvay provides a completely integrated polyamide 6.6 value-chain,including a comprehensive range of polymers and yarns designed to meet customer needs in the automotive, fashion and consumer goods industries.

Committed to sustainability, Solvay boasts a broad range of polymers that respond to strong demand for bio-based, recycled and biodegradable raw materials. 


Polyamide Yarns

Rare earths are natural elements present in large quantities in the earth’s crust. Solvay formulates rare earth and metals into high-technology materials for use in automotive catalysis (emissions control for gasoline and diesel vehicles) or electronic applications (CMP, phosphors for low-energy lamps, LCD and plasma flat screens, precision optics, etc.). 

Solvay offers leading materials for gasoline catalysis: Actalys®-Optalys® range is present in more than one third of catalytic converters worldwide. Solvay’s materials reduce usage of precious metals whilst simultaneously improving catalytic converter performance and durability.

Aluminas are a major component in automotive catalytic converters and complement Solvay's rare earth product range for automotive emission control systems.

  • Alumina for catalysts
  • Cerium / Zirconium Mixed Oxide
  • Metal Oxide
  • Rare Earth Derivatives
  • Rare Earth Organometallic
  • Rare Earth Oxide

High performance silica is mostly used in polymer reinforcement - in particular rubber and elastomers - or as "carriers" for powdered food ingredients. Its main markets are the tire industry, nutraceutics and toothpaste. 

As the inventor of high-performance silicas in the 1990s, and the current world leader in silica technology, Solvay was the first to introduce on the market a dust-free micropearl form of precipitated silica. Solvay has participated in the development of a variety of innovative products such as energy-efficient tires, which are used by the major tire manufacturers to reduce vehicle’s fuel consumption as well as CO2 emissions. Solvay’s latest innovation for the tire industry is the brand new Efficium® breakthrough Highly Dispersible Silica, delivering significant productivity benefits in handling, mixing and extrusion without compromising on performance.

  • Silica

Solvay produces more than 7 million tonnes of sodium carbonate both by the traditional Solvay ammonia process and by the refining of Trona ore. Our high quality soda ash meets customers’ specifications in accordance with all applicable safety, health and environmental standards.

Sodium bicarbonate serves the food and feed markets, the health sector, and is also used for flue gas treatment. For example, SOLVAir® Solutions help coal-based power plants, industrial or municipal waste incinerators to limit their acid gas emissions and improve air quality.

  • Caustic Soda
  • Soda Ash & Derivatives
  • Sodium Salts

Oxygenated solvents are used in the automotive industry (paints, metal cleaning), and industrial products (flexible packaging, coatings, adhesives, agrochemistry, textile, leather) or consumer goods. They have a high solvent power, low toxicity and a low impact on the ozone layer. They are biodegradable and are the primary alternative to chlorinated solvents.

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