Optical rouge

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Description

A synthetic iron oxide abrasive that was used for polishing glass lenses (Organ, 1968). Optical rouge has been replaced by cerium oxide which polishes faster. See Ceriorouge.

Comparisons

Properties of Common Abrasives

Resources and Citations

  • R.M.Organ, Design for Scientific Conservation of Antiquities, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, 1968

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