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Chapter 6

TiO2 on Plastic, Textile, Metal and Paper

Polymeric materials are present in many applications of nowadays life. Photocatalytic plastics are already available and present many advantages with their self-cleaning and characteristics. The complex integration of TiO2 with plastics is described in many aspects. Textiles are often exposed to polluted air and liquids. TiO2 integration in textiles is here presented with its self-cleaning properties related to dirty coming from various pollutants. The new fields related to photocatalytic paper and metals are described as well. Finally all the practical applications and commercial products are reviewed.

Print publication date: 24 Aug 2010
Copyright year: 2011
Print ISBN: 978-1-84755-870-1
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-203-1