red oxide

red oxide

A natural or synthetic inorganic red pigment; used in paints to provide a lightfast color at a low cost; grades vary in purity, particle size, and brightness.
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Internal surfaces were thoroughly cleaned, dried and media blasted; exterior surfaces were also media blasted and coated with red oxide primer.
Next, apply a coat of red oxide metal primer, then your topcoat.
At the fault line, the thick translucent skin gives way to a patchwork of clear glazing, sometimes canted, in red oxide painted steel framing, which marks the dissonant zone of the ramp and allows generous views out.
The 1936 Aveling Barford Roller has been stripped to red oxide ready to be re-painted in its original green.
A number of different paints are available to meet different specifications, including red oxide, black oxide, zinc chromate and machine gray, but the required paint usually is spelled out by the customer.
A drain hopper head, some wooden moulding (B&Q have used a Baroque drop by Richard Burbridge) a newel cap, a verdigris paint kit, some ESP primer, Plastikote red oxide spray paint, Plastikote clear flat varnish, and a glue gun with some all-purpose glue sticks to put the whole thing together.
Floors made of concrete tinted with red oxide are raised slightly above ground level, further blurring the distinction between exterior and interior.