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Used as a crosslinker

Ammonium Zirconium Carbonate (AZC) is used as a crosslinker to insolubilise starch, protein, acryclics and latex binders in applications such as coated paper, paperboard, glass fibre wall coverings and water based inks.

The crosslinking action of AZC can be used in water based inks to improve adhesion and scrub resistance.

AZC is a clear, aqueous alkaline solution with an ammoniacal odour containing approximately 20% ZrO2.

CAS Number:            68309-95-5
Chemical Formula:  (NH4)2[Zr(CO3)2(OH)2]
Appearance:             Clear colourless liquid
Packaging:                250kg drums, 1250kg IBCs, bulk tanker

Typical Chemical Analysis:

ZrO2 & HfO2*            19-21%
pH                              9.50 - 10.50
Specific gravity        1.36
Viscosity                   < 10 cps

HfO2 accounts for approximately 2wt% of this total.