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Iron oxide

Iron oxides are pigments. In their natural state they are known as ochres. They exist in different shades, the colour depending on the chemical structure of the oxide (yellow, red, black, brown, green, etc.). Synthetic pigment shades are more vivid than those of the natural pigments.

Pigment colour arises from the effect of light absorption. Only non-absorbed light will be diffused by the material and will determine its colour.
Synthetic iron oxides are obtained by iron oxidation (scrap metal) which turns into iron oxide (hydrated).

Millenis has set up partnership with iron oxide industrial producers in importing and distributing in Europe any type of iron oxide destined for various industrial application.