Chromium Oxide Green

Product Code: CHROX


ProductDescriptionPriceQuantityExt. PriceIn Stock?  
CHROX-11# CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN$26.9500 $0.00 Yes
CHROX-2525# CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN$437.9500 $0.00 No
CHROX-55# CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN$100.9500 $0.00 Yes
CHROX-H1/2# CHROMIUM OXIDE GREEN$16.5000 $0.00 Yes

Name Chromium Oxide Green
Description Chrome oxide is a very refractory ceramic colorant (even a 50% mix with a high borax frit will not even begin to melt it in a crucible). Chrome oxide is the only stable oxide of the metal chromium. It is a bright to dark green crystalline powder insoluble in alkalis and acids. It is manufactured from the mineral Chromite mined in southern Africa, Asia, Turkey and Cuba. As with other powerful coloring agents, chrome must be milled fine enough to eliminate specking in glass or glaze.

Chromium is a 'fast' colorant. Meaning it can produce strong green colors under all furnace conditions, slow or fast, reducing or oxidizing. It is also a flat colorant, due to its refractory nature. It usually produces an army helmet opaque green. It is powerful, typically only 2% will produce a dark color. It cannot be used to make a metallic glaze.