PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Sep 21, 2016) - Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced a line of high-purity calcined alumina polishing powders that can be mixed into slurries and applied to a spot block as parts are being oscillated to assure a high quality finish.
Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are ready to mix with de-ionized water and are offered in two grades and seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 microns. Ideally suited for application directly to optics on spot blocks, they are capable of producing surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig on a wide range of hard and soft materials including ZnSe, germanium, and silicon.
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, Inc.
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.