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The Zircon Industry Association is a non-profit trade association, that works on behalf of our membership to develop and promote zircon, zirconia and derivative substances by advocating the benefits of their extensive application in today’s world.
Our members commit to ZIA values which serve to encourage the industry to operate sustainably and with integrity.
Zircon is a versatile material and has various derivative forms.
ZIA completed the first ever global LCA for the use of zircon in the manufacture of ceramic tiles.
Zircon has unique properties, making it essential for a wide range of industrial and scientific applications.
Best practice guides for transporting zircon as a NORM.
ZIA aims to support members by providing guidance on best practice in the industry.
The handbook provides information on market statistics, uses and applications of zircon and emerging research and development.
ZIA has published in annual ZIA in brief; a summary of the main activities and achievements of the association over the year.
ZIA has completed a study to understand the effect of metamictization on the milling of zircon. The full report is available exclusively to ZIA members.
Comprehensive guide to the procedures and regulations involved in transporting zircon.
Zircon and its derivatives are used in countless every day products, most notably in the manufacture of ceramic tiles. They also have many other critical and unique uses across the global industrial sector. The role that zircon and its derivatives play in today’s world is far-reaching and because of its unique qualities and environmental credentials, its importance is still growing.
From bathrooms to life enhancing medical implants, learn more about the extraordinary uses of zircon in our modern world.
New zirconia-containing 5G smartphone cases will enable stronger signals, much faster data download and wireless charging.
Zircon has an overall low environmental impact and significantly lower compared to calcined alumina, an alternative opacifier, in ceramic tiles
What links ceramic tiles, nuclear reactor cores, anti-perspirants and dental implants?