Iron Black Pigment Powder


100% Synthetic


Iron Black pigment is a synthetic black pigment that is made by precipitating iron salts in the presence of an alkaline solution. Also knowns as Black 318, or Noir 318, The resulting pigment is a fine, dense powder that ranges in colour from a deep blue-black to a brownish-black, depending on the specific production process used.

Iron black is often used in paints, inks, and other art materials. Iron Black has good lightfastness and is resistant to fading and weathering.

Our Iron black is a deep black that gives very good coverage with a transparent binder.  It is solid neutral grey with a white binder.

Iron Black Pigment is 100% synthetic.  Iron black is non-toxic and safe for your health and the environment.

Colour: Black 318 – Noir 318

Details: Dry Ground Pigment Powder

Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : iron oxide

Color index : Bk11
Case number : 1317-61-9
Apparent density : 850 g/l
UV resistance : very good
Coloring power : very good

Use : lime, wax, paint, plaster, fresco, glaze, cement, fine arts.
This pigment is in powder. For use in artistic paint, it should be finely ground in a mortar before mixing it with the binder.

Linseed oil : dilute the powder in some turpentine oil before adding it to linseed oil.
Paint with water/lime paste : dilute the pigment in some water to make it liquid before incorporating it into the paint.
Lime powder/cement/plaster : directly incorporate the pigment (up to 10% based on the weight of the binder), then mix in order to stain all of your binder.

Color : Iron Black Pigment is a deep black, with very good coverage, with a transparent binder. Solid gray, neutral, with a white binder.


Made in Germany. 

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