Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Beads YSZ

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Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Beads YSZ

Unlock the potential of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Beads (YSZ) for high-energy milling. Explore superior crush strength, optimal sphericity, and extended service life. Our YSZ beads redefine milling efficiency, offering high-density grinding media crafted from a premium nanometer YSZ precursor. Discover the advantages in wear resistance and grinding efficiency, making YSZ beads the ideal choice for diverse industries. Contact us for personalized solutions and elevate your milling processes with YSZ beads today.

Superior Crush Strength for Unmatched Durability

Discover the exceptional crush strength of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) beads, showcasing remarkable resistance to breakage even under the most demanding high-speed impact conditions.

Precision Milling with Sleek Surface and Optimal Sphericity

Experience the efficiency of our YSZ beads, featuring a sleek surface and optimal sphericity, ensuring precise milling operations that meet the highest standards.

Extended Service Life: 30–50 Times Longer

Benefit from elevated wear resistance with our YSZ beads, boasting a service life 30–50 times longer than glass beads, 5 times longer than zirconium silicate beads, and 6–8 times longer than Al2O3 beads.

High Density, Outstanding Efficiency

Immerse yourself in the world of high-density YSZ beads characterized by outstanding grinding efficiency, engineered to deliver superior performance across diverse milling applications.

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Unveiling Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Beads

Yttria-stabilized zirconia beads, also known as Y-TZP or YSZ beads, constitute a specialized category of ceramic grinding media. Comprising zirconium oxide (ZrO2) and a strategic addition of yttrium oxide (Y2O3), these beads elevate material stability, resulting in exceptional wear and fracture resistance. Ideal for high-energy milling, especially in the production of advanced ceramics, YSZ beads excel under significant impact forces.

Applications in Various Industries

Electronics, Pigments, and Coatings

The outstanding characteristics of YSZ beads play a pivotal role in manufacturing electronic materials, pigments, and coatings. Their resilience under intense grinding conditions ensures consistent and efficient milling results.

Chemical Inertness and Thermal Stability

Beyond wear and fracture resistance, YSZ beads offer chemical inertness, ensuring compatibility with various materials and minimizing contamination risks. Renowned for excellent thermal stability, these beads endure high temperatures, crucial in applications involving elevated heat.

Crafting Excellence with YSZ Beads

Premium Nanometer Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Precursor

Crafted from a premium nanometer yttria-stabilized zirconia precursor, our ceramic milling balls boast high purity. Manufactured in-house, our state-of-the-art facility ensures consistently large and uniform batches.

High-Density Media for Maximum Throughput

Designed for high-energy mills, our high-density media maximizes throughput and productivity. Remarkable fracture toughness and wear resistance minimize bead contamination during high-speed milling.

Rigorously Tested for Superior Performance

Proven through rigorous testing, our ceramic milling balls exhibit at least a 15% superiority in wear rate compared to Ceria Stabilized Zirconia beads.

Y-TZP Grinding Media Properties

Explore the key properties that make YSZ beads the choice for demanding milling processes:

  • Density (g/cm3): ≥6.0
  • Bulk density (g/cm3): ≥3.6
  • Major composition (%): ZrO2:94.6, Y2O3:5.2
  • Crush strength (N): ≥2000 (Ø2mm)
  • V-Hardness (HV10): ≥1250

Varied Sizes for Diverse Applications

Choose from a range of standard sizes (Ø, mm) to suit your specific milling needs:

  • 0.05 – 0.10
  • 0.1- 0.15
  • 0.2 – 0.3
  • 0.3 – 0.4
  • 0.4 – 0.6
  • 0.6 – 0.8
  • 0.8 – 1.0
  • 1.0 – 1.2
  • 1.2 – 1.4
  • 1.4 – 1.6
  • 1.6 – 1.8
  • 1.8 – 2.0
  • 2.0 – 2.5
  • 2.6 – 3.3
  • 3.5 – 4.5
  • 4.5 – 5.5
  • 6.0 – 7.0
  • 6.5 – 7.5
  • 7.5 – 8.5
  • 8.0 – 9.0
  • 9.3 – 10.7
  • 11.0 – 13.0

Custom sizes are available upon request.

Versatile Applications Across Industries

Biotech, Chemicals, Coatings, and More

YTZP beads find applications in various industries:

  • Biotech: extraction and isolation of DNA, RNA, and proteins.
  • Chemicals: milling and dispersion of agrochemicals.
  • Coating, Paints, Printing, and Inkjet Inks: Effective dispersion in these applications.
  • Cosmetics: milling and dispersion for products like lipsticks and creams.
  • Electronics: CMP slurry, ceramic capacitors, lithium iron phosphate batteries.
  • Food, wheat seeds, minerals, and pharmaceuticals: various milling and dispersion applications.

Additional Applications

YTZP beads are also useful for:

  • Flow distribution in process technology.
  • Serving as a sintering bed with good thermal conductivity.
  • Vibro-grinding and polishing of jewelry, gemstones, and aluminum wheels.

Safety and First Aid

Hazard Identification

  • Health Rating: 0 – None
  • Flammability Rating: 0 – None
  • Reactivity Rating: 0 – None
  • Contact Rating: 0 – Slight
First Aid Measures
  • Eyes: Treat as a particle in the eye.
  • Firefighting Measures: Not combustible or explosive; compatible with standard firefighting methods.
  • Accidental Release Measures: Isolate the area, sweep the floor, wear eye protectors, and wear a dust mask.
Handling and Storage
  • For dust-generating operations, wear a dust mask and eye protectors.
  • Adhere to security rules for stocking due to weight; use safety shoes for handling.
Physical/Chemical Properties
  • Appearance and Odor: Odorless white beads
  • Solubility in Water: Insoluble
  • Volatiles by Volume at 21°C: 0%
  • Boiling Point: NAIF
  • Melting Point: Over 1600°C
Disposal Consideration
  • Unsuitable items for recovery or recycling should be managed at an appropriate waste disposal facility.
  • Dispose of packaging and unused contents following governmental and local requirements.
Transport Information
  • Not regulated.
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