Iron Oxide, also known as Ferric Oxide, is found naturally as minerals and it has been widely used as pigments.
Ferric Oxide is obtained through the reaction between sodium hydroxide and ferric chloride.
FeCl3 + 3 NaOH → Fe(OH)3 + 3 NaCl
It is used in construction industry products such as concrete prefabricated parts and building materials. It is also used as a colorant on outdoor concrete surfaces such as walls, floorings, parking lot and ladder.
It is used as pigments in paint coloring and protective substances. It can also be used in paints for other applications such as furnitures, toys, electrophoresis and magnetic paints.
It is used as pigments in plastic coloring for plastics such as thermosets, thermoplastics.