Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Red Lead

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_9821

n (15c) Pb3O4. Pigment Red 105 (77578). Bright red to orange-red tetroxide; excellent opacity with good properties as a primary constituent of anti-corrosive primers for iron and steel. Density, 8.9 g/cm3 (74.2 lb/gal); O.A., 7–9. Also known as Minium. See  Orange Mineral.

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  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA