Rhodia Silica is the world leader for high-performance silica used in polymer reinforcement – chiefly for rubber and elastomers – or as “carriers” for dietary supplements.
Mainly used in the manufacture of low energy-consumption tires, highly dispersible Zeosil® silicas help to reduce CO2emissions and form an integral part of the drive for sustainable mobility. They have received official approval from leading tire manufacturers worldwide.
High performance silicas sold under the Tixosil® brand are used in oral hygiene products as well as in the food processing and animal nutrition industries.
Working from its eight production sites and four R&D centers, Rhodia Silica strives to provide its customers with unique technological solutions, These are designed to comply with the most stringent international regulations and support customers’ growth strategies – for example, with the opening in October 2010 of a new plant at Qingdao, China.
Rhodia’s latest innovation for the tire industry is a range of new-generation, high surface-area silica.
Flagship brands & innovation
Zeosil® is the brand name of a range of highly dispersible silicas for tires. Zeosil® Premium is the latest introduction to the range, offering less rolling resistance and enhanced performance.
A range of innovative, new-generation products are sold under the Tixosil® brand, such as micro-pearl silica or standard quality silicas.
N° 1 worldwide for high-performance silica