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Dixon Chew is a leading UK manufacturer of reactive zirconium chemicals.

Utilising our extensive knowledge of the marketplace and driven by our commitment to support key industrial sectors we offer a range of reactive zirconium chemicals that perfectly complement the performance of our customer’s products.

Our UK manufacturing facility has been built for flexible and reliable processing aimed at minimising order turn round times, maximising yields and reducing our environmental impact. Using the highest quality intermediates, we manufacture high specification materials under strictly controlled conditions to exacting standards.

Our commitment to having a skilled workforce and dedicated technical team ensures we produce consistent, high quality products as well as respond quickly and effectively to new challenges.

Our wide range of products are successfully and cost effectively used globally as cross-linkers, binders and as a source of ZrO2 in numerous applications including:

Catalyst – Zr acetate, Zr nitrate, Zr Sol A, Zr Sol N

Paint – ZBC, ZZA, Zr acetate, Zircote K1000

Ceramic/Refractory – Zr acetate, Zr nitrate, Zr Sol A, Zr Sol N

Ink solvent based - Zr propionate

Ink water based - AZC, Z20, ZZA

Paper – Zircote Z20, Zircote K1000, Zircote AZL, Zircote PZL

Glassfibre wallcovering – AZC, Zircote Z20

Textile and non-wovens – Zr acetate, AZC, PZH

Pigment coating – AZST, Zirconium oxychloride (ZOC)

If you are considering the use of reactive Zr chemicals for an application not listed above please give us a call and we would be very happy to discuss your requirements.



Acid Zirconium Sulphate Tetrahydrate (AZST)

Used in pigment coating and as a leather tanning agent

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Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate (AZC)

Used as a crosslinker

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Potassium Zirconium Hexafluoride (PZH)

Used as a flame retardant for wool and as a grain refining agent for aluminium and magnesium alloys

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Zirconium Acetate (ZAC)

Used for crosslinking and catalyst applications

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Zirconium Basic Carbonate (ZBC)

Used as an intermediate for the production of other zirconium compounds

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Zirconium Oxynitrate (ZON)

Used for catalyst and crosslinking applications

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Zirconium Propionate (ZPP)

Ink adhesion promoter for solvent based inks

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Zircote K1000

Ammonia free crosslinker for paper and paperboard

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Zirconium Oxychloride (ZOC)

Used in TiO2 coating and in the manufacture of other zirconium chemicals.

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Zircote Z20

Crosslinker for paper and paperboard

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Zinc Zirconium Ammonium Carbonate

Used in water based inks, paints, adhesives, textiles and non-wovens.

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