Colour: Oxy Apt Jaune (Oxy Apt Yellow)
Details: Dry Ground Pigment
Technical characteristics :
Chemical name : iron oxide
Color Index : Y42 - Y43
Apparent density : 545 g/l
UV resistance : excellent
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 : bright yellow ochre, very covering, with a transparent binder. Light straw yellow with a white binder.
This pigment is 100% natural.
Made in France.
History : first called "yellow oxide of Apt" in reference to the city of Apt, where is the Ocres de France's factory. It has become over the time the "yellow Oxy Apt".