A by-product of the steel production, mill scale is an attractive alternative source of iron oxides for the cement industry and the chemical industry.
The mill scale is produced during the milling process from the sudden oxidization of the hot iron products.
The main component of the mill scale is iron oxide (>95%)
The mill scale can be used as:
1. Additive in the production of ceramic tiles and roofing
2. Additive in the cement industry
3. Catalyst in the recycling of batteries
4. Alternative fertilizing component for soils lacking in Fe