Iron and Steel – Used with chemical binders for high quality steel castings and for critical iron castings. It is also used in core and mould washes to improve surface finish.
Ceramics – Used as opacifier in glazes and frits to enhance resistance of the finished product against water, chemicals and abrasion and as a whitener in porcelain tiles.
Refractories – Used for its high thermal stability and non-wetability against molten metals. Products include bricks used to line steel making furnaces and casting channels for refined steel continuous castings.
Advantages of Using Zircon Sand: