PROTECH OXICROM

Ferrous oxide compound for concrete, plaster and paint pigmentation

Code: PRT.0116

Components: 1

Appearance: Powder

PROTECH OXICROM is an inorganic oxide/hydroxide based powder compound. Added in appropriate quantities and homogeneously distributed, it is ideal for the pigmentation of cement or similar conglomerates, plaster and paint. PROTECH OXICROM oxides are available in yellow, red, brown, green, blue and black.

Certification obtained and Standards

Product of the Sanageb line, the line of products from Azichem Srl dedicated to green-building, ecological sanitation, thermal insulation and energy saving products since 1994.

Sanageb - Prodotti naturali per la Bioedilizia

Product of the Sanageb line, the line of products from Azichem Srl dedicated to green-building, ecological sanitation, thermal insulation and energy saving products since 1994.

Product of the Floor line, the line of products from Azichem Srl dedicated to the main, complementary products and accessories for the construction, restoration and/or renovation of concrete floors and screeds.

Floor - Prodotti per pavimenti e massetti in calcestruzzo

Product of the Floor line, the line of products from Azichem Srl dedicated to the main, complementary products and accessories for the construction, restoration and/or renovation of concrete floors and screeds.

General characteristics

shelf-life

Shelf-life: 12 month

temperature-of-use

Temperature of use: +8 / +30 °C

consumption-by-weight-of-binder

Consumption (% by weight of binder): 3-10 %

Available colours

- Red

- Brown

- Yellow

- Blue

- Black

- Green

- Tobacco

Characteristics

Ferrous oxides have been used since ancient times for colouring paints. The main ferrous minerals from which the pigments are obtained are, of course, iron and its derivatives and compounds. The main colours of these pigments are dark gray/black in relation to ferrous oxide derivatives, and classic rusty red in relation to ferric oxide derivatives. Other more complex compounds may have colourings of yellow, orange, red and brown.

Use fields

PROTECH OXICROM is ideal for the pigmentation of concrete for architectural and industrial floorings of washed gravel, shotcrete and exposed stone tiling, as well for the formulation of dyes and paints.

Use method

The use of PROTECH OXICROM ferrous oxide compounds is extremely simple: in the case of concrete, cements, mortars, plasters and so on, the pigment must be gradually and uniformly added to the mixer and mixed until a homogeneously coloured mixture is obtained. The indicative dosage of approximately 3-10% of the weight of the mixture to be pigmented should be varied according to the desired colour intensity.

Application methods

- To be added to other components

Tool cleaning

- Water

Permitted supports

- Plasters

- Concrete

- Cement-based or lime-based mortars

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