SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

April 08, 2015 09:02 ET

Meller Microlux Alumina Powders for Finishing Precision Optics

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2015) - Meller Optics, Inc. supplies a full line of ready to mix, high-purity calcined alumina powders for finishing precision optics that provide a lower cost alternative to diamond abrasives.

Meller Microlux Alumina Powders come in two grades and seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 microns and are ready to mix with de-ionized water for grinding, lapping, and polishing a variety of hard and soft precision optics. Capable of producing surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig, they are an effective alternative to diamond abrasives in many applications.

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

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.

About Meller Optics

Founded in 1921, Meller Optics has been providing high quality optics to defense, medical, laser, and industrial markets for 90 years now. Specializing in the grinding and polishing of hard, durable materials such as sapphire and ruby, the company has also developed high-speed, low-cost finishing processes for a variety of optical materials such as laser glasses, fused silica, zinc selenide, germanium, silicon, fluorides, and ceramic materials. Configurations include windows, substrates, lenses, domes, and prisms.

Meller Optics is ISO 9001:2008 certified and in addition to providing standard, off-the-shelf products, they custom fabricate components that meet exacting specifications from delicate, difficult to work with optical materials. They also supply quality Microlux Alumina polishing abrasives and Gugolz optical polishing pitch.

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Meller Optics, Inc.
    Steve Lydon, Marketing
    120 Corliss St. / P.O. Box 6001
    Providence, RI 02940
    (800) 821-0180
    FAX (401) 331-0519
    e-mail: steve@melleroptics.com
    www.melleroptics.com