Type ZY-S

SiLiBeads® Type ZY-S

Ceramic beads made of zirconium oxide / yttrium stabilized used as grinding beads and dispersing beads

Paint and varnish industry:

  • grinding and dispersion of coating and paint systems, e.g. car paint, corrosion
    protection, dip paints, industrial and structural paints, wood varnishes, coil coatings
  • organic/inorganic pigments, e.g. titanium dioxide, ultra marine, iron oxide, etc.
  • grinding and dispersion of pigments to dye textiles, plastics and food

Ceramic industry:

  • for grinding and preparation of electroceramics
  • for the preparation of glazes
  • in medical technology, e.g. for the manufacture of hip and dental prostheses
  • for magnetic ceramics, ferrites
  • for technical ceramic components, e.g. exhaust manifolds

Plant protection:

  • for dispersing fungicides, herbicides and insecticides


  • for grinding pigments and solids for lipsticks and various creams


  • for ultra-fine grinding down to the nano range for the production of pharmaceuticals

Battery materials:

  • for processing and fine grinding of various battery materials such as cathode and anode material, e.g. for lithium-ion batteries

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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