Saint-Gobain ZirPro is a world-leading manufacturer of zirconium oxide powders. ZirPro offers the largest line of zirconia powders, with composition ranging from monoclinic zirconia to yttria-stabilized zirconia (from 3 mol% to 8 mol%) to pigmented zirconia. With two industrial zirconium oxide manufacturing processes based on either thermal or chemical treatments of natural zirconium silicate, ZirPro provides zirconium oxide powders featuring a wide range of purity (97.0% to 99.9%), particle size distribution (from large particles of 15µm to less than 1 micron) and reactivity (from 1m²/g to 25 m²/g for certain chemical processed zirconia).
ZirPro’s line of zirconium oxides addresses the specificities and requirements of many ceramic applications in markets such as aeronautics, automotive, electronics and communications. A technical leader with unparalleled material expertise and market knowledge, ZirPro can recommend the right zirconia for an existing application or partner with customers on co-development for new applications.
Saint-Gobain ZirPro zirconia powders deliver the highest performance to advanced technical ceramics by providing excellent bending strength and toughness, superior hardness and resistance to corrosive environments.
Saint-Gobain ZirPro supplies fine dendritic zirconia powders (ZirGrip®) specially adapted for friction applications.
Saint-Gobain ZirPro pigmented zirconia powders add a new dimension in zirconia-based decorative ceramics by offering a wide color palette and excellent mechanical performance.
Saint-Gobain ZirPro offers world-leading 3 mol% yttria-stabilized zirconia powders and RTP (CY3Z and GY3Z grades). All ZirPro powders offer excellent performance along with consistent high quality.