The Study of Laterite Colour from Using Iron Ore Tailing Substitute Fine Aggregate


  • ศรันย์ สิงห์เปา Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
  • ปลูกเกษม ชูตระกูล Printing and Packaging Technology, Faculty of Art and Architecture Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna
  • ศิวโรฒม์ ศิริลักษณ์ Mining Engineering, Faculty of Engineering


laterite, iron ore, iron tailing, fine aggregate


The main objective of this study was to utilise iron ore tailing from Phu-Ang source, Loei as a laterite colour. It was used to substitute the fine aggregate with -30+200 Mesh sieved size. It was found that the colour in CIE L*a*b* colour system was nearly identical to the natural laterite from Li source, Lamphun. With this, iron ore tailing could be replaced fine aggregate in the forms of a natural red colour as compared to a laterite colour. Besides, the labor cost could be saved, shortly white-wash time, and cheap material cost. However, the disadvantages were the high density mixture, ore resource distance, and the colour changing caused by the oxidized time in the ambient air


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สิงห์เปา ศ., ชูตระกูล ป., & ศิริลักษณ์ ศ. (2019). The Study of Laterite Colour from Using Iron Ore Tailing Substitute Fine Aggregate. RMUTL Engineering Journal, 4(2), 16–22. Retrieved from



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