Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide
Washington Mills is an aluminum oxide manufacturer specializing in brown fused aluminum oxide (Al2O3), otherwise known as brown fused alumina, through an electric arc furnace process. Our brown fused aluminum oxide is made into many shapes and grit sizes ranging from macrogrits to microgrits and powders. Brown fused aluminum oxide is a tough, hard material (Mohs hardness 9) with high strength, excellent wear and corrosion resistance and good thermal conductivity.
Brown fused alumina is widely used as a raw material in refractories, ceramics shapes, grinding wheels, sandpaper, blasting media, metal preparation, laminates, coatings, lapping, polishing, grinding and hundreds of other applications. Washington Mills' brown fused alumina grains and powders are available in standard grit and powder sizes and they can also be made to individual specifications.