Ceramic Frits


Ceramic Frits

Frit is a ceramic composition formed by fusing inorganic materials into a glass by heating them in smelters and quenching them in water. This process, known as “fritting” was developed to render any soluble and/or toxic components insoluble and/or nontoxic. Further benefits of fritting include the elimination of chemically combined water from the ingredients; reduction of the melting point of the fritted materials versus that of the individual components; and simplification of the glaze or bond system by reducing the number of materials in the formula.

Frit is used in a variety of industries. For example, in the ceramic whiteware industry it is used as a glaze component. In the glass decorating industry, it is used as a flux in the formulation of ceramic colors. In the abrasives and refractory industries, frit is employed as a bonding agent. In the solar energy industry, it is incorporated into the ink and pastes used to make solar panels.

Fusion Ceramics has a complete line of STANDARD frits many of which are set forth in the Frit Index. Our experienced personnel are also available to develop CUSTOM frits formulated for your unique needs. Finally, we produce PROPRIETARY frits manufactured to your specifications. Due to the wide variety of frits available, we suggest that you consult with a Fusion technical representative to discuss your requirements.

FRIT CLASSIFICATIONS:

Fusion frits are classified into eight groups:

Group 1 - Alkaline-boron frit
Group 2 - Opaque frit
Group 3 - Strontium-barium frit
Group 4 - Magnesium frit
Group 5 - Zinc frit
Group 6 - Lithium frit
Group 7 - Zinc free calcium frit
Group 8 - Boron free frit

See Frit Index below for information regarding individual frits.

PROD_ID Li2O KNaO CaO BaO MgO SrO ZnO Al2O3 B2O3 SiO2 ZrO2 Exp 10 - 6 M.P. F
F 02 X X X X X 7.19 1600
F 05 X X X X X X X 7.13 1800
F 10 X X X X X X 8.74 1600
F 12 X X X X X 8.18 1450
F 13 X X X X X 8.03 1525
F 15 X X X X 4.42 1675
F 18 X X X X X X 7.13 1800
F 19 X X X X X 7.9 1550
F 26 X X X X X X X 7 1700
F 34 X X X X 7.43 1475
F 38 X X X X X X X 6.18 1550
F 49 X X X X X X 6.76 1600
F 60 X X X X 7.76 1600
F 65 X X X X X 6.85 1450
F 69 X X X X X 3.96 1700
F 71 X X X X X 11.31 1400
F 74 X X X X 7.91 1450
F 75 X X X X X 9.3 1550
F 79 X X X X X X X 5.72 1500
F 95 X X X X X X X 7.35 1500
F 134 X X X X X x 8.07 1800
F 145 X X X X X 4.8 1500
F 245 X X X X X 4.61 1550
F 280 X X X X X 7.9 1550
F 294 X X X X 8.39 1750
F 300 X X X X X X 7.29 1800
F 309 X X X X X X 6.39 1400
F 310 X X X X X X 9.34 1850
F 359 X X X X X 6 1900
F 367 X X X 4.18 1475
F 403 X X X X X X 6.92 1825
F 413 X X X X 8.67 1600
F 435 X X X X 8.9 1650
F 492 X X X X 4.93 1800
F 493 X X X X X 14.13 1300
F 495 X X X X X 7.01 1800
F 496 X X X X 4.66 1650
F 499 X X X X 9.46 1600
F 506 X X X X X X 7.32 1850
F 524 X X X X X X X 5.17 1800
F 537 X X X X X 7.7 1900
F 562 X X X X 9.06 1450
F 567 X X X X X 9.14 1450
F 577 X X X X X X X 5.8 1700
F 578 X X X X X 8.2 1800
F 579 X X X X X X 7.6 1700
F 582 X X X X X X 8.5 1400
F 585 X X X X X 6.55 1700
F 586 X X X X 6.3 1700
F 592 X X X X 9.5 1500
FZ 14 X X X X X X 9.53 1600
FZ 16 X X X X X 6.2 1350
FZ 24 X X X X X X X 11.13 1450
FZ 25 X X X X X X 10 1450
FZ 30 X X X X X X X X 6.47 1550
FZ 376A X X X X X X X 6.54 1700
FZ 390 X X X X X X 5.84 1450
FZ 532 X X X X X X 5.2 1650
FZ 556 X X X X X 8.5 1800
FZ 557/1 X X X X X X X X 6.4 1800
FZ 589 X X X X X X X 6.8 1750
F 644 X X X 12.9 1500
F 661 X X X X X 9.55 1250
F 678 X X X 10.0 1800