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Micaceous Iron Oxide

Other names: Gray Iron Oxide, MIO, Fe2O3 Coating Powder, Specular Hematite, flaky Hematite
Colour and appearance: Gray Metallic Lustre
Uses: MIO Coating, other paints, pigment and coating Industries, etc

About Micaceous Iron Oxide:
We Vstake Solution Pvt. Ltd are Manufacturers, Suppliers, Provider, Wholesaler, Trader, Dealer, Exporters of Micaceous Iron Oxide.Micaceous iron oxide (MIO) is a type of iron oxide that has a unique structure and properties. It is also known as "micaceous hematite" or "specular hematite" due to its shiny, metallic appearance. Here are some key characteristics and information about micaceous iron oxide:

  • Appearance: Micaceous iron oxide has a silver-gray to black metallic luster. Its appearance is often described as shiny and sparkling due to the micaceous or flaky structure of its particles.
  • Chemical Composition: The chemical formula of micaceous iron oxide is Fe2O3, the same as that of hematite. It is composed of iron (Fe) and oxygen (O) atoms.
  • Micaceous Structure: What sets micaceous iron oxide apart is its unique micaceous or flaky structure. It consists of thin, platy or lamellar particles that are stacked on top of each other. This structure gives it its characteristic shimmering appearance.
  • Natural Occurrence: Micaceous iron oxide can be found in natural deposits, often associated with iron ore deposits. These deposits are mined for their MIO content.
  • Particle Size: The size of the micaceous particles can vary, and different grades of MIO may be produced based on the desired particle size and purity.
  • Micaceous Iron Paint: Paints containing micaceous iron oxide are sometimes referred to as "micaceous iron paint" or "MIO paint." These paints are known for their protective qualities and are used in applications where corrosion resistance is crucial.
  • Environmental Considerations: As with other materials used in coatings and paints, the environmental impact of MIO and its production processes is a consideration. Sustainable and eco-friendly formulations are being developed in response to environmental concerns.
  • Micaceous iron oxide is valued for its protective and aesthetic properties in various industrial and construction applications, particularly in situations where corrosion resistance and durability are essential. It is an example of how natural minerals can be harnessed for specific engineering and industrial purposes.We Vstake Solution Pvt. Ltd are deeply engaged in offering a wide array of Micaceous Iron Oxide to our valuable Clients located in Mumbai, in Navi Mumbai, in Thane and all over India.

    Size available:
    We offer following sizes to paints, pigment and coating industries.
    150 Mesh, 200 Mesh, 240 Mesh (Other customization is possible depending on requirement)

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