ZMP

Range
Sintered
Subtitle

Sintered zircon-mullite with 20% zirconia

Description

Made of fused zircon-mullite grains. High resistance to vapours corrosion. Available in standard brick format.

Typical chemical composition

Microstructure

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ZMP microstructure

Typical chemical composition

 
 

Typical crystallographic analysis

Main phase:

  • corundum
  • mullite
  • baddeleyite

Physical characteristics

Description International standards British standards
Refractoriness under load of 2 105 Pa 1,650°C 3,002°F
Cold crushing strength 100Mpa 14,504psi
Creep under load of 0.2Mpa at 1,550°C between 5 and 25 hours 0.2 maximum 0.2 maximum
Apparent porosity 18% 18%
Bulk density 3.1g/cm3 194pcf

Expansion curve

Expansion curve sintered ZMP

Thermal conductivity curve

Thermal conductivity curve sintered ZMP

Electrical resistivity curve

Electrical resistivity curve sintered ZMP

Typical application

ZMP is manufactured with zircon-mullite fused grains providing a high corrosion resistance to alkali vapours. Used in forehearth superstructure subject to high corrosion such as sodalime coloring zone or soda-lime extra white glass.

Refer to ZMV for application in complex and large shapes.

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