OUR DIVISION

FUSED ALUMINUM OXIDE

The world market leader

Imerys Fused Minerals is the world’s largest producer of fused aluminum oxide. The first production started during the Second World War in 1943 in Villach, Austria. Today, Imerys Fused Minerals has 10 production sites for aluminum oxide and a production capacity of about 400.000 tons and is the market leader in this industry.

 

Reliable technology

At the end of the 19th century, the process of manufacturing fused aluminum oxide was developed. The primary characteristics of fused aluminum oxide are sharp-edged grains, superior hardness, high loadbearing capacity and excellent chemical stability. Due to its characteristics, Aluminum Oxide is used in many different industries such as abrasives, refractories, sandblasting etc.

Imerys Fused Minerals offers the full range of industry's standard products to which, of course, immediate availability, reliable technology and proven quality are crucial.

To satisfy all the varying demands, Imerys Fused Minerals is capable of implementing additional refining steps to its standard production, in order to meet customized requirements of the different industries and application fields.