Iron Oxides have become increasingly important due to their pure hue, consistent properties, and tinting strength. Single-component forms are mainly produced with red, yellow, orange and black colours. Their composition corresponds to that of minerals hematite, goethite, lepidocrocite, and magnetite. Brown pigments usually consist of mixtures of red or yellow or black iron oxides.
iron oxide pigments Historically, the Iron Oxides market has grown at a 2%-4% per year growth rate. There have been cyclical ups and downs but over a long term, this rate holds true. Its current use is mostly in construction, coatings, ceramics, paint, ink, rubber, plastics, cosmetics etc.