Engineering Materials

We provide an extensive range of products for use in the Engineering Materials Sector

Our temperature-resistant materials for use in refractory & foundry applications include colloidal silica for fibre bonding, heat stable pigments, muscovite micas & phlogopite mica extenders. Lubrication oils & greases can be formulated using castor oil-derived corrosion inhibitors. Some of our key suppliers for these materials include Imerys, Lanxess and Nouryon.

Where are these products used?

Within the Engineering Materials industry our products are used in several environments where high temperature and engineering obstacles must be carefully considered. Our inorganic pigments, under the Colortherm brand, have heightened heat stability making them an excellent choice for high temperature applications. Our colloidal silica is used as a high temperature binder for refractory fibre bonding applications where operating temperatures reach 1200 degrees with little shrinkage and good resistance to thermal shock. For more information on our products, you can use our Advanced Product Search to discover more about which materials can be used with particular applications in the industry.

Meet our suppliers and the products we offer in this industry

Here you can find some examples of the suppliers we work with and the different types of raw materials we supply into engineering material applications. Delve deeper into each supplier for an insight into the type of products we have on offer.

  • Castor International

    Castor oils are used to formulate lubricating greases, drilling and cutting oils, racing oil (for two-stroke engines), transmission fluids, coolants, etc. for use in the metallurgy sector

  • Imerys

    Imerys range of Perlites are suitable for a variety of refractory applications

  • Lanxess

    Lanxess offer Bayoxide C GS a chrome oxide green pigment.

  • Nouryon

    Nouryon offer a wide range of colloidal silica suitable for a range of refractory applications

Technical Brochures and Downloads for Engineering Materials

If you would like to find additional technical information for engineering materials, please visit our dedicated downloads page to access our full library of technical information including industry-specific applications, processing guidelines, formulation advice, product properties and characteristics, full product range overviews and much more!

For detailed product information please see brochures available from Dow Wolff.
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Bayferrox, Colortherm and Bayoxide Overview


Castor Product Range


Levasil Colloidal Silica

Key product groups


Additives (Binders, Performance enhancers, Rheology modifiers)


Colourants (Inorganic pigments)


Minerals (Extenders & Fillers)


Resins, Polymers & Hardeners (Corrosion inhibitors, Multifunctional products)

Key product groups

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