Washington Mills Laboratory Services Group
Using advanced laboratory capabilities, Washington Mills maintains exacting control over chemical composition, purity and crystal structure, guaranteeing the consistency needed to meet the most critical applications with the goal of continuous improvement in service and quality to our customers. We make use of the most current methods of analysis and tools including: instrumental, analytical, physical measurements, X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF).
New Product Development
Washington Mills has taken the lead to respond to your needs in material testing of small quantities. In addition to our pilot scale furnacing capabilities, we have a fully equipped pilot processing plant designed to create experimental lots of various mineral types.
Recycling Spent Aluminum Oxide
The only manufacturer of aluminum oxide in North America that fuses its own aluminum oxide, Washington Mills has the unique ability to take spent aluminum oxide and recycle it back into our furnace process. This closed loop recycling process produces nearly zero waste while producing a new product with fewer resources. Washington Mills is the only aluminum oxide recycler that offers a 100% closed loop recycling process.
Official Standard Sands Supplier
Washington Mills, in partnership with Unified Abrasives Manufacturers’ Association, manufactures standard sands Sands U. S. Std. sieves No. 4 through 325. Master sieves are used to validate the test and ensure that results are the same as the original standard sands.