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Microlux Alumina Powders are suitable for optic polishing applications.

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Microlux Alumina Powders are suitable for optic polishing applications.

Jan 12, 2018 -

Microlux Alumina Powders are offered in Microlux-R and Microlux-RZ grades and seven particle sizes ranging from 0.05 to 3.0 microns. Used for finishing optics mounted on pitch or aluminum plates, powders are ready to mix with de-ionized water and offer surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig. For use in aggressive grinding and lapping, microlux-R version powders with 99.99% purity are used.

Meller Optics, Inc. - Providence, RI

Original Press Release

Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are Ideal for Finishing Optics Mounted on Pitch or Aluminum Plates

Press release date: Jan 10, 2018

New Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are easy to use and ideally suited for polishing optics on spot blocks and can produce surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig on a wide range of hard and soft materials.Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced a line of high-purity calcined alumina powders that are ready to mix with de-ionized water for a wide range of optics polishing applications.

Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are ideally suited for polishing optics on spot blocks and can produce surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig on a wide range of hard and soft materials. Featuring two grades and seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 microns, they are ready to mix with de-ionized water and can be used for finishing optics mounted on pitch or aluminum plates.

Featuring a Microlux-R version with large agglomerated particles for aggressive grinding and lapping that break down under pressure for final polishing, Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are 99.98% pure. For fine grinding and uniform polishing, Microlux-RZ with 99.99% pure de-agglomerated powders and controlled particle sizes is also offered.

Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are priced from $46.60 to $95.00 per lb., depending upon grade, particle size, and quantity. Free samples and price quotations are available upon request.