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MIO coatings are formulated with micaceous iron (MIO) pigment, a very dark coloured layered mineral with a subtle metallic lustre that offers outstanding protection against the elements. Before specifying any MIO products, please read our two Tech Notes on MIO Coatings. Our products available in MIO are listed below. Please check with your Dulux Protective Coatings Consultant for advice regarding the best MIO coating choice for your particular project.

Natural Grey
Mid Grey (Bridge Grey)
St Enoch Grey

Dulux Protective Coatings Colour Accuracy Statement

Whilst every effort has been made to accurately match the colours depicted on our website to actual product colours, Dulux Protective Coatings advises that there may be colour variation between these. Variation may be due to a combination of factors, including:

  • Computer monitor (make, model and screen type)
  • Screen settings (resolution, contrast and brightness control)
  • Room lighting (eg. incandescent, fluorescent, halogen or natural light)

Furthermore, a coating can exhibit variation in perceived colour from a given colour standard depending on gloss level and application method. Another complication is metamerism, a phenomenon in which the perceived colour changes, depending on the light source under which it is viewed; for example a swatch of a product tinted to a particular yellow can appear to be an exact match to the standard colour swatch under sunlight, but appear to have a very different tone under an incandescent or fluorescent light. This metamerism may be due differences in resin or tinter types used in each sample.

Please note that the Quantum FX and Micaceous Iron Oxide colours can also exhibit additional variation in appearance due to the metallic flake pigments they contain. The perceived colour of metallic pigmented paints varies widely according to viewing angle, light source and application method due to reflective metal flake in the formulation.

For more information about colour, please read our Tech Note on Colour Accuracy.

If you need to specify any of our colours for a specific project involving Dulux Protective Coatings, please contact us.

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