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Tabular alumina is made by holding calcined alumina powder just below its 2040C fusion temperature to recrystallize the normally flat crystals into hexagonal, elongated tablet-shaped ones up to 400 microns in size. It is possible to convert near 100% of the crystals and achieve a high chemical purity. The new crystals maintain the same hardness and density and have much better thermal shock resistance.
Tabular aluminas are useful in ceramics, electrical insulators, dielectrics and refractory applications. They are available in sizes from around 40 mesh down to 325 mesh.
Where to get Tabular Alumina?
Online at Ebay.com apparently!
Out Bound Links
- (Materials - Related)
Alumina Hydrate - Al2O3.3H2O
Alumina Hydroxide, Aluminum Trihydrate, Hydrated Alumina, Alpha Aluminum Trihydroxide, Gibbsite
- (Materials - Parent)
Alumina - Al2O3
- (Suppliers - Manufacturer)
1: ALM - Alumina
In Bound Links
XML for Import into INSIGHT
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<material name="Tabular Alumina" descrip="" searchkey="" loi="0.00" casnumber="">
<oxide symbol="Al2O3" name="Aluminum Oxide, Alumina" status="" percent="100.000" tolerance=""/>
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