ZMV

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Sintered
Subtitle

Sintered zircon-mullite with 20% zirconia

Description

Made of fused zircon-mullite grains. High resistance to vapours corrosion. Available in complex and large shapes.

Chemical and physical properties

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ZMV microstructure

Typical chemical composition

 
 

Typical crystallographic analysis

Main phase:

  • corundum
  • mullite
  • baddeleyite

Physical characteristics

Description International standards British standards
Cold crushing strength 80Mpa 11,603psi
Apparent porosity 19% maximum 19% maximum
Typical bulk density 3.1g/cm3 194pcf

Expansion curve

Expansion curve sintered ZMV

Electrical resistivity curve

Electrical resistivity curve sintered ZMV

Typical application

ZMV 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 ZMP for application in standard brick format.

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