Red Oxide is a highly concentrated dry powder of the finest grade and is ideally suited for use in paints, rubber, paper, polishing rouge, ceramic, linoleum, wall paper, plastic asphalt, cement colors, mosaic tiles and flooring. It is also plays a role in foundry core making and ferrite, which is used by the electronic industries.
· Chemical stability
· Light weight
· Balanced chemical composition
Red Oxide is used in steel plants. This mineral can be found in large amount in various regions in India specially the better quality Red Oxides can be found in Bellary (Karnataka). These are also used in shading and toning in building and ceramics. Red oxide is used in paints and primers as a rust preventive. If traces of rust are present on an iron surface, red oxide paint will still adhere, because it interacts with the surface by forming chemical bonds.