ZIRCONIUM OXIDE POWDERS AND SLURRIES

Ferro is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance zirconium oxide glass polishing products designed to deliver excellent performance for relatively soft ophthalmic and precision optic substrates including digital camera lenses and blue filter glass.

Ferro Zirconium Oxide Glass Polishing Powders and Slurries for Precision Glass Polishing

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We offer zirconia polishing products available as dry powders and aqueous slurries with excellent suspension characteristics to ensure a consistent polishing performance from batch to batch.

Our zirconium oxide-based glass polishing powders and slurry formulations are developed with application-based tailored properties with tightly controlled particle size distribution to ensure a consistent high-quality surface finish with easy cleaning of polish particles.  

Zox® is Ferro’s range of Zirconium oxide slurries formulated for precision glass polishing of optical lenses, digital camera lenses, phosphate glass and ophthalmic lens polishing.


ZIRCONIUM OXIDE POLISHING PRODUCTS AND APPLICATIONS

Ferro Product Name  Appearance  Composition  Typical 
Particle Size
(D50, µm) 
%  Solids  pH               Application 
835 Zox® N   Pink slurry Zirconia Based 1.2-1.6  24.5-6.0  5.5-6.5  Precision Optic Polishing,
especially "softer" types
of Digital camera lens
836 Zox® PG  White slurry 99.9% Zirconia 0.3-0.6   38.5-41.0 7.0-7.7 Precision applications, 
specifically phosphate
Glass.  Also excellent
for Ophthalmic Lens.
Vibroxide A  112-A Off-white powder  85% Zirconia 0.7-1.4 n/a  5.8-7.4 Ophthalmic: Gives
optimum performance
with all types of polishing  pads

Data represents typical properties

ZIRCONIUM OXIDE POLISHING PRODUCTS-KEY FEATURES

  • Tightly controlled particle distribution and excellent suspension characteristics that ensure consistent, high-quality precision polished surfaces
  • Products are designed using optimized zirconium oxide particles and additives tailored to the specific polish application
  • Excellent suspension characteristics ensures uniform polish distribution for more consistent polishing performance and superior finish
  • Formulations are designed to provide easy cleaning of polish particles from glass substrates

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With over 40 years of surface finishing experience, Ferro’s research, development and analytical resources enable us to develop unique polishes and abrasives for polishing a variety of substrates, including plastic, glass, clear coat automotive, and sapphire.

Our expertise in abrasive particle development and manufacturing technology enables us to optimize the physical and chemical properties of particles that allows our customers to develop optimal polishing applications.