Iron (III) oxide, otherwise called ferric iron, is one of the three main oxides of iron. It is abbreviated as Fe2O3 and is actually a naturally-occurring mineral known as hematite. Readily attacked by acids, Iron (III) oxide is what most people know as rust.
Iron oxides are commonly used components in a wide variety of manufacturing process. They’re integral for several high-throughput applications that result in some of today’s most prominent commercial goods. Noah Technologies supplies a wide variety of iron oxides to manufacturers all over the country in various purities and amounts.
Here are three common manufacturing applications for these unique compounds.