Hydrate and Calcined Alumina

The calcined alumina is a synthetic aluminum oxide obtained from the calcination of aluminum hydroxide. Explorer Agency & Services provides milled and unmilled calcined alumina with different grain sizes and specific surface areas (BET) to meet customers’ requests.

The calcined alumina is mostly used in the production of:

  • Glazes, frits and ceramic bodies
  • Glass
  • Refractories
  • Abrasives
  • Advanced ceramics

The production of aluminum trioxide derives from the BAYER process, in which the starting raw material is bauxite. The aluminum trioxide obtained is provided dry and milled in different grain sizes, even extremely small. The main application fields are:

  • Ceramics
  • Pigments
  • Glass
  • Plastic
  • Chemical products