Other applications

Zinc oxide plays an important role in very numerous industrial and commercial products.

It is connected with many niche market products and new hi-tech applications, among which are :
• improved fire resistance in plastics
• reduced UV degradation in plastics or wood coatings
• anti-fouling agent in marine paints
• mildew protection in latex paint formulations
• in some metal plating solutions or electrogalvanising
• in battery applications
• in the production of varistors
• in the production of embossed PVC floorcovering
• for high density data storage
• in the production of magnetic ferrites