Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Microlux Alumina Powders are suitable for optic polishing applications.
Powders

Microlux Alumina Powders are suitable for optic polishing applications.

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.

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Alumina Ceramic molds high-temperature components.
Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Alumina Ceramic molds high-temperature components.

Consisting of full-fired, 99% pure alumina ceramic, Aremcolox™ 502-1400-99 provides abrasion and corrosion resistance as well as mechanical strength and electrical resistance for continuous operating temperatures to 3,000°F. Product features compressive strength of 340,000 psi, flexural strength of 46,000 psi, and dielectric strength of 225 V/mil. Typical applications include burner...

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What Makes DURALUM Special White so Special?
Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

What Makes DURALUM Special White so Special?

DURALUM® Special White (white aluminum oxide) Â-  Have you ever wondered what makes DURALUM®Â  Special White, so special?    Specially selected raw materials are fused in an electric arc furnace, under precise conditions and controls, to produce DURALUM®Â  Special White, a high purity, white alpha aluminum oxide manufactured in the United...

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Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Recycling Service handles spent aluminum oxide.

With 100% closed loop recycling process, Washington Mills takes back spent aluminum oxide that would typically be put into landfills. Spent aluminum oxide is blended with new bauxite, and this mixture is fed into specially designed furnaces that melt and purify liquid abrasive.Â- Process transforms spent aluminum oxide back into raw materials used to make pure fused aluminum oxide....

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Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Washington Mills: New Interactive Surface Finishing PHOTO

A picture is worth a thousand words, but an interactive picture speaks volumes! Washington Mills has created an interactive surface finishing photo to give a visual perspective of surface finishing with BLASTITE®. Surface preparation is an essential part in preparing a metal for finishing because the performance of the final coating very much depends on how well the surface was prepared....

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Aluminum Oxide Abrasive suits surface conditioning applications.
Material Conditioners

Aluminum Oxide Abrasive suits surface conditioning applications.

Combining aluminum oxide (A/O) abrasive grain withÂ- strong Y-wt polyester backing, Norton Rapid Prep™ RF (regular flex) A/O is durable and flexible with low stretch characteristics. Clean Bond™ resin technology, also included, promotes smear-free finish and eliminates rework process steps. Suited for demanding belt and quick change disc applications, surface conditioning...

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Washington Mills: DURALUM AB- Tiny Bubbles Saving Big Energy
Refractories

Washington Mills: DURALUM AB- Tiny Bubbles Saving Big Energy

Washington Mills manufactures hollow insulating spheres, otherwise known as alumina bubbles, made from high-purity alumina. Alumina bubbles act as a versatile and lightweight refractory mineral. Alumina bubble's unique structure makes it an excellent insulating material that has low thermal conductivity and can withstand exceptionally high temperatures. Bubble alumina's superior insulating...

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DURALUM® Special White: Blasting for Purity VIDEO
Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

DURALUM® Special White: Blasting for Purity VIDEO

Are you concerned about contaminants left behind when blasting or coating a sensitive work piece?Â-  Are you searching for a high purity, low iron, consistently controlled white aluminum oxide for your blasting or coating application? Please view our new video on blasting with DURALUM® Special White for high purity applications. http://www.washingtonmills.com/about/video/ About...

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Washington Mills: The Birth of Alumina Bubbles
Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Washington Mills: The Birth of Alumina Bubbles

How is an Alumina Bubble Made? Hollow insulating spheres made from high purity alumina are often referred to as bubble alumina or alumina bubbles. Fused bubble alumina is made when the raw materials (high purity Bayer process alumina) are heated to an extremely high heat (2000°C) in an electric arc furnace. The molten material is then poured out of the furnace and fed through a high...

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Championship Bout Held at ICI Expo: Alumina vs. Fused Silica
Alumina (Aluminum Oxide)

Championship Bout Held at ICI Expo: Alumina vs. Fused Silica

PECATONICA, IL – Which of Ipsen's special formulas do you prefer – the refractory body of Alumina that can withstand exceptionally high temperatures and reduces cracking during thermal cycling or the flexible, clay-bonded body of Fused Silica which provides more thermal shock resistance? Ipsen engineers developed both formulas over several years to be long-lasting, handcrafted and...

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