Siennas are one of the oldest pigments used by mankind. These natural Iron Oxides are known for their durability and are considered a permanent pigment. Raw Siennas are both lightfast and chemical resistance.
Hoover 208RS balances the need of product quality and cost. This pigment disperses on a high-speed disperser to a lower level than Hoover Best grades, but can still be media-milled to the desired grind specification. By eliminating Hoover’s premium grinding step, Hoover can pass the cost savings on to our customers. Raw Siennas are one of the most versatile pigments on the market today. They are used in almost any application, but are most often recognized as one of the prime pigments used for stains and glazes in wood coatings because of their transparency and yellow tone. When people picture the woods oak and pine, they most often are picturing those woods stained with a Raw Sienna.