Micaceous Iron Oxide

Published: | Updated: June 1, 2018

Definition - 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.

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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