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Micaceous Iron Oxide

Last updated: June 1, 2018

What Does Micaceous Iron Oxide Mean?

Micaceous iron oxide is a naturally occurring mineral substance used as the primary ingredient in protective coatings and primers due to its anticorrosive properties.

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Corrosionpedia Explains Micaceous Iron Oxide

Micaceous iron oxide is water resistant and aligns to metallic surfaces to which it is applied. It forms a protective barrier of overlapping plates and effectively prevents corrosion infiltration. The flakes formed by micaceous iron oxide are weather-resistant and UV-absorbent.

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