Iron Oxide (red)

Iron Oxide (red)

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Formula: Fe2O3

Iron Oxide is the most commonly used form of Iron as a colorant in glazes and clay bodies. It is used most often to produce tan to brown colours. When used in amounts greater than 4% it can react as a flux and increase the fluidity of the glaze

Melting Point: 1548oC

Molecular weight: 159.6

Glaze Material Group: Colorant

Alternative Name: Ferric Oxide, Primer Red, Raw Umbers

Safety: No significant hazards
No recommended products at the moment.