Cerox®

High Performance Polishing Powders

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To meet customer specific polishing needs and application conditions, Solvay offers a range of high performance polishing powders under the Cerox® trade name.

Thanks to the strength of its Research and Innovation teams, and its expertise in Rare Earths, Solvay has developed separated rare earth polishing products with tightly-controlled composition, together with specifically designed morphology and characteristics.



Features & Benefits

  • Excellent polishing productivity and surface quality
  • Flexible use : can be used with a variety of glass types, pads and machines
  • Cost-effectiveness
  • Extended slurry lifetime

Applications

  • Optical and Precision Applications : mass production lenses and semi-finished lenses, precision optics, camera lenses and filters, ...
  • For Precision Optics, also discover Opaline®
  • Flat Glass, polishing wheels and crystal : Jewelry, mirrors, architectural glass, decorative pieces, ...
  • LCD Glass, GHD an Photomasks : mobile screens and touchpads, LCD panels, glass hard Disks, Photomasks,  ...




Bandeau CEROX

Cerox™ Grades

Grade Characteristics

PropertyCerox™
1650
Super Cerox™
1663
Cerox™
2650
Cerox™
2663
Cerox™
2815
LOI / as is %<1<1≤2≤2≤4
TREO / as is %≥90≥90≥90≥90≥85
Ce02 / as is %60-7060-7060-70≥55≥55
Particle size (D50 Sedigraph, µm)1.0-2.01.0-2.00.5-1.50.5-1.50.5-1.5
Particle size (D50 Laser, µm)1.5-3.01.5-3.01.0-1.41.0-1.40.7-1.1
Hard particles *>15 µm, **>10 µm≤200 *≤200 *≤200 *≤200 *≤50 **

Grade Performance

PropertyCerox™
1650
Super Cerox™
1663
Cerox™
2650
Cerox™
2663
Cerox™
2815
Polishing efficiency -PU-AABBB
ScratchesBBCCA
Suspension strengthCBCBB
PackingACABC