SiLiBeads® Type Z

Zirconium silicate ceramic beads
SiLibeads® Type Z made of zirconium silicate, manufactured in a melting process, are suitable beads for many grinding systems and offer excellent value for money.

Colour and paint industry:

  • grinding ink and coating systems in the medium viscosity range, mostly water-based systems.
  • grinding dyes for dyeing textiles and plastics
  • grinding inorganic and organic pigments.

Plant protection:

  • dispersing fungicides, herbicides and insecticides.

Filler and coating industry:

  • preparation of whiteners (CaCO3) for paper production.
  • grinding coatings

Surface treatment:

  • Microspheres in sizes up to 600 µm for cleaning and deburring metal, glass and rubber components.

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    A 150 years old Company with each production batch undergoing strict Product Quality checks (diameter, sphericity, corrosion behaviour, internal structure and specific weight).

    SiLi also deal intensely with wet grinding technology, being constantly in contact with all the world’s leading mill manufacturers. The wear and tear rate of our micro-bead grinding media is among the best in the industry.



    ISO 9001:2008 Certification

    Protocols conforms with DIN ISO 15378 for pharmaceuticals Glass beads are conform to EC regulation 1935/2004/EC