With its combination of mechanical strength, thermal properties and conductivity, Y-PSZ has become an important engineering ceramic used in a wide range of applications including:
1. Industrial Applications: Y-PSZ is used in a wide range of industrial applications, including cutting tools, grinding media, and wear components. Its high strength and toughness make it ideal for use in abrasive and high-wear environments.
2. Aerospace and Automotive: Y-PSZ’s lightweight and high-strength properties make it suitable for use in aerospace and automotive components, where weight reduction and durability are crucial.
3. Electronics: The electrical properties of Y-PSZ make it suitable for use in electronic components, such as capacitors, inductors, and transformers.
4. Medical and Dental: Y-PSZ’s biocompatibility and mechanical properties make it suitable for use in medical implants, such as hip and knee replacements, as well as dental implants and prosthetics.
5. Research and Development: Y-PSZ’s unique properties make it a valuable material for research and development in various fields, including materials science, physics, and chemistry.