Meller Optics, Inc. supplies a full line of high-purity calcined alumina polishing powders that are easy to mix with de-ionized water for grinding, lapping, and finishing a wide range of optics.
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 producing surface finishes to 10-5 scratch-dig. Suitable for grinding, lapping, and polishing, they are ideal for hard and soft optics including barium- and calcium fluoride, germanium, silicon, zinc selenide, zinc sulfide, stainless steel, and semi-soft crystalline materials.
Featuring 99.98% purity, Meller Microlux-R Alumina Powders include large agglomerated particles that break down under pressure for aggressive grinding and lapping. For fine grinding and uniform optical polishing, Meller Microlux-RZ with controlled deagglomerated particles and 99.99% purity is offered and both grades are completely water soluble and non-toxic.
Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are priced from $46.60 to $95.00 per pound, 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.