Zirconia powders process publications

By September 21st, 2010

The following publications detail the work involved in the development of CSIRO’s Zirconia powders process.


Jenkins DH, Houchin MR, Sinha HN, 1988, ‘Process for the production of High Purity Zirconia’, U.S. Patent Number 4,746,497.

Key publications

Sinha HN, 1992, ‘From Zircon to High Purity Zirconia for Ceramics’, Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy Review, 9: 313-325. Key note lecture, International Conference on Advances in Chemical Metallurgy (Bombay 9-11 January 1991)

Houchin MR, Jenkins DH, Sinha HN, 1990, ‘Production of High Purity Zirconia from Zircon’, American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 69: 1706-1710.

Houchin MR, Jenkins DH, Sinha HN, 1990, ‘Production of High Purity Zirconia for Ceramics’, In: Minerals, Materials and Industry, 14th Congress of the Council of Mining and Metallurgy Institutions, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2-6 July 1990, pp.49-55.

Houchin MR, Jenkins DH, Sinha HN, 1989, ‘Production of High Purity Zirconia’, 4th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Zirconia. 1st International Ceramic Science and Technology Congress, Anaheim, California, 31 October – 3 November 1989.

Barnett GH, Sinha HN, 1986, ‘Production of Zirconia from Zircon Sands’, In: Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Perth Branch (ed), Australia – A World Source of Ilmenite, Rutile, Monazite and Zircon, (Perth, 29 September – 30 October 1986), AusIMM Conference: Parkville, Victoria, Australia, Symposia Series, 46: 157-160.