Rutile Products

Rutile is used in the compounding of coatings for mild and alloy steel welding rods.  It provides arc stabilizing flux and slag forming material.  Balanced additions of Milled Rutile (RUFLUX 61) help to control drying cracks in coatings.  It is also used as a specking additive in ceramic glazing formulations.  Ceramic Rutile is used as a natural stain in glazes.


  • Insoluble in water and alkali
  • Slightly soluble in dilute mineral acid
  • Soluble in hydrofluoric acid & concentrated sulfuric acid