Type ZO

Type ZO is a water-based paint that yields a moderately-hard coating that is 97% Zirconium Oxide [4% CaO Stabilized] and 3% Aluminum Oxide after heating to >600°C (1112°F).  Easy-to-use coating that can be used to 1800°C (3272°F).


Key Attributes

  • Resistant to Molten Metals
  • Very Low Thermal Conductivity
  • Low Electrical Conductivity
  • Applied Like House Paint
  • Safe, Water-Based, No VOC’s

Ideal Uses

  • Crucible or Mold Coatings for Reactive Molten Metals including Precious Metals
  • Low-Thermal-Conductivity Layer
  • Anti-stick/Reaction-Barrier Layer