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Project Overview

Project Number
M0046, M0064
Project Theme
Processing Technology


A by-product of the Becher synthetic rutile process is iron oxide, formed during the aeration reaction which rusts the iron from the reduced ilmenite.

This project explored the feasibility of producing marketable iron oxide for pigmentation, by oxide calcination.

Keywords: iron oxide, reduced ilmenite, pigment, synthetic rutile, oxide calcination

Page was last reviewed 30 October 2020

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