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Microzir Whitener Z40

Microzir Whitener Z40

The zirconium silicate is the main opacifier used in the ceramic industry.

Chilches Materials is notable for the high quality of its opacifying zircon micronized MICROZIR® attained by the use of zircon sands of premium and ultra-fine grinding latest technology.

Used as an opacifier and whitener, for glazes used in tiles, sanitaryware and ceramic body among other applications.

PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION
d50 2.00 ± 0,30 (microns)
d98 7.30 ± 0,30 (microns)
PRODUCT PRESENTATION
Bulk, Big-Bags and Paper bags.
CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
GUARANTEED
SPECIFICATIONS
TYPICAL
ZrO2 + HfO2 >35% 40
TiO2 <0,25% 0,15
Fe2O3 <0,15% 0,09
Al2O3 <50% 40
SiO2 <25% 18
Uranio+Thorio <500 ppm 3,9 Bq/g
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Specific gravity 4,6 – 4,8
Mohs hardness 7,5
Melting point 2200 oC
Loss on ignition <0,9%
Solubility in water Non-soluble
Flammability Non-flammable
Appearance White powder
Technical Specifications
MSDS