Orange Iron Oxide (Orange 960) - 257

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This is a Rich Red Oxide pigment from Germany, suitable for most applications. Manufactured Oxide pigments have a high tinting strength, so can often be used at a lower mix ratio than natural pigments. A great choice for artists oil paints, watercolours, acrylics and chalk pastels. Red iron Oxide is unnaffected by the high alkalinity found in lime so it is suitable for tinting plasters and mortars.

  • A Manufactured Pigment
  • Excellent UV Stability
  • Suitable For All Mediums
  • Lime And Cement Colour Stable
  • Non-Toxic

Technical Info:

Pigment Name: Orange Iron Oxide – 257
Pigment Type:
  Manufactured Pigment
Country of Origin: France
Colour Index: R101-Y42
Density: 485 g/l
Chemical Make-up:  Synthetic Iron Oxide
Chemical Formula: Fe203+Fe00H
Lime Stable? Yes
UV Rating: Very Good
Colouring Power: Excellent
Particle Size: 50 microns (325 Mesh)
Heat Stability: Colour Stable to 165°C / 300° F