Other Uses of Chrome

Chromium and health

Chromium is a metallic element which exists primarily in the mineral, chromite. This mineral is the main constituent of chrome ore and the only commercial source of chromium. After processing, chromium occurs in several forms, also called oxidation states...

Chromium in cement

World-wide, there is an annual production of some 1.5 billion tonnes of cement - the concrete of our modern global infrastructure, from roads to houses, from dams to water treatment systems, from schools to hospitals...

Chromium and leather

Making leather from the skins of animals, reptiles and fish is one of society's oldest industries. Most leather is made from the hides of animals reared for their meat and hence tanning converts what would otherwise be waste products from the food industry into valuable retail products...

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