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YSZ1870 Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (YTZP/YSZ) Nanopowder

  • Catalog No. YSZ1870
  • Material ZrO2+Y2O3
  • Purity 99.9%
  • Appearance Ivory powder
  • Particle Size 800nm

Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder Description

Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder, often abbreviated as YSZ Nanopowder, is a specialized form of zirconium dioxide (ZrO2) that has been stabilized with yttria (yttrium oxide, Y2O3). This stabilization with yttria imparts unique properties to the zirconia, making it particularly valuable for various applications.

The addition of yttria to zirconia serves to stabilize its crystal structure by preventing the transformation from the tetragonal phase to the monoclinic phase. This stabilization results in enhanced mechanical and thermal properties, making Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (YSZ) suitable for a wide range of high-performance applications.

Key characteristics and applications of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder include:

  • High Thermal Stability: YSZ Nanopowder exhibits excellent thermal stability, making it suitable for applications in extreme temperature environments, such as in thermal barrier coatings.
  • Exceptional Mechanical Strength: The yttria stabilization enhances the mechanical strength and toughness of zirconia, making it ideal for structural and mechanical components in various industries.
  • Ionic Conductivity: YSZ is known for its high oxygen ionic conductivity at elevated temperatures. This property is utilized in applications like solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) where YSZ serves as an electrolyte.
  • Biomedical Applications: YSZ Nanopowder is explored in biomedical fields for its biocompatibility. It has potential applications in dental ceramics, as well as in the development of biomaterials and implants.
  • Catalysis: Yttria Stabilized Zirconia is used as a catalyst support in various chemical processes due to its stability and catalytic activity.

The nanoscale form of YSZ offers increased surface area and reactivity, making it particularly useful in advanced materials and nanotechnology applications.

Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder Specifications



Water absorption

Insoluble in water



Flexural strength


Tensile strength


Elastic Modulus


Thermal conductivity


Volume resistivity at room temperature


Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder Applications

  • Grinding ceramics, magnetic materials, paints, dyes, and inks.
  • Utilization in the food, pharmaceutical, and specialty chemical industries.
  • Production of tooth crowns.
  • Application as cathodes.
  • Use as a coating material.

Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder Packing

The packing of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Nanopowder involves careful handling during storage and transportation to ensure the preservation of its original quality.

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