Cuprous Oxide

Cuprous Oxide (Cu2O)

American Chemet Corporation is the largest and most versatile manufacturer of cuprous oxide in the world.

Cuprous Oxide- The inorganic compound with the formula Cu2O. It is one of the principal oxides of copper, the other being another one of our products, cupric oxide (CuO). 

Our technology allows for the production of cuprous oxide with unique properties including low tint strength LoLo Tint ® which is used to produce brighter colored antifouling coatings.  Chemet CDC™ is a patented product offering reduced leach rates, and improved stability with anti-fouling co-biocides and resin systems.

Cuprous oxide applications:

  • Anti-fouling coatings

  • Mineral supplement for animal diets

  • Colorant for porcelain, glazes, and glass

  • Catalyst

  • Brazing pastes

  • Agricultural foliar fertilizer

  • Agricultural fungicide and seed dressing