Applications

New Ideas for a various Fields in the future

It's not an overstatement to say that since its founding DKK has led a rich history of research devoted to elucidating the properties of zirconium compounds, and to developing their applications. Currently, DKK's zirconium compounds are used in numerous products in global industries and everyday life.

Automotive catalysts

Our products have contributed as materials that enhance the performance, and extend the lifetime of precious metals (e.g., Rh, Pd, Pt) used as catalyst materials.

Examples of applications
  • Automotive exhaust gas purification catalysts
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Industrial catalysts

Our products have contributed as materials that enhance the efficiency of manufacturing processes for organic compound products (chemical catalysts) and as materials used to purify hazardous gases generated in plants (environmental catalysts).

Examples of applications
  • NOx removal catalyst
  • Petroleum refining catalyst
  • Reforming/shift/partial oxidation catalysts
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Structural materials

Our products have contributed as materials compatible with diverse environmental conditions, a trait made possible by superior abrasion resistance, non-magnetic properties, low thermal conductivity, and chemical resistance.

Examples of applications
  • Housewares cutting tools (kitchen knives, scissors)
  • Industrial cutting tools
    (paper processing machinery, textile machinery)
  • Mechanical seals
  • Bearings
  • Grinding media
  • Ferrules
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Dental materials

Our products have contributed as safe dental materials characterized by their absence of aging degradation, and excellent bio-compatibility, posing no risk of allergic reaction to metals.

Examples of applications
  • Artificial teeth
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Electronic materials

Our products have contributed as materials that strike the ideal balance between heat resistance and electric characteristics in addition to their potential for downsizing; all qualities in growing demand by the electronic components industry, alongside continuous advances in 5G, IoT, and other technologies.

Examples of applications
  • Capacitors
  • Piezoelectric elements
  • Oxygen sensors for iron manufacturing
  • High-frequency devices
  • Ceramic substrates
  • Ceramic housing
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Refractories and brake materials

Our products have contributed as materials that offer stable quality in terms of particle hardness and size, which determine the performance of refractories and brake materials.

Examples of applications
  • Continuous casting nozzles
  • Setter for firing electronic components
  • Crucibles for melting special metals
  • Automobile brake pads
  • Automobile spark plugs
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Fuel cells and oxygen sensors

Our products have contributed as materials with superior ionic conductivity, a vital characteristic for fuel cells and oxygen sensors.

Examples of applications
  • Large-scale power generation systems
  • Distributed power generation systems
  • Commercial cogeneration systems
  • Private cogeneration systems
  • Automobile oxygen sensors
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Coatings and metal surface treatment materials

Our products have contributed as coating and metal surface treatment materials that are non-toxic, abrasion resistant, chemically resistant, heat resistant, durable, and offering excellent optical properties.

Examples of applications
  • Paints
  • Adhesives
  • Lens coatings
  • Paper coatings
  • Pigments for ceramics
  • Automobile metal surface treatment agents
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Aluminum brazing materials

Our products have contributed as materials that react with the oxide film on aluminum materials for efficient aluminum brazing.

Examples of applications
  • Cesium flux, etc.
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