Zirconia (TZP) & Zirconia Toughened Alumina (ZTA)

Zirconia (TZP) and
Zirconia Toughened Alumina (ZTA)

Ultra hard ceramic materials, with a Vickers hardness higher than that of any known hardened steel & come in various doped forms depending on the required application.

Key Properties

bullet  Highest fracture toughness of any currently available      engineering/ monolithic ceramic material.
bullet  Excellent wear resistance
bullet  Excellent bend / compression strengths
bullet  Very high Toughness factor
bullet  Low thermal conductivity
bullet  Ultra fine grain allows for excellent polished
surface finish
bullet  Excellent corrosion / chemical resistance
bullet  Good tensile strength

Applications

bullet  Tubes
bullet  Wear parts
bullet  Pump liners & pistons
bullet  Shafts
bullet  Impellers & Rotors
bullet  Blades, Knifes & slitters etg.
bullet  Wire drawing rings
bullet  Grinding media
bullet  Valves
bullet  Thermal protection