With a chemical resemblance to Calcium (Ca), strontium is an alkaline earth metal known for its malleability and reactivity in contact with water and air. Used by the automotive sector for NOx emission reduction, the aluminium industry also uses strontium to produce high-performance ductile alloys.
- Pyrotechnic production (red colouring in fireworks, emergency flares, etc.)
- Catalytic converter doping agent
- Manufacture of television screen crystals