Opax

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Description

[TAM, a Cookson Co.] A brand name for a zirconium oxide opacifier used in ceramic glazes. Opax also contains small amounts of silica, sodium oxide and alumina. It is used for hard-glaze dinnerware and wall tiles (Brady 1971).

Additional Information

G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.

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