Aluminum Oxide

Aluminum oxide is a general purpose loose grain abrasive used in a variety of blasting, polishing, lapping, or other finishing applications.  It is also referred to as Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide, or Brown Aluminum Oxide.

Lower grade Aluminum Oxide tends to have a higher iron content when compared to higher grade material.  

Abrasive Products has an abrasive recycling for many of the products we offer.  Brown Fused Aluminum Oxide is one abrasive that can be recycled.  The spent media must meet certain criteria for a recycling program.  Sufficient volume of product recycled is required and the media must be free of hazardous materials.

Aluminum Oxide Typical Uses

  • Anchor Pattern creation for pre-coating or pre-bonding
  • Rust, scale or coating removal
  • Tough paint or other contaminant removal
  • Grinding or lapping

Aluminum Oxide Characteristics

  • Angular, Sharp
  • Very Hard, approximately 9.0 Mohs
  • Bulk Density of approximately 100 pounds per cubic foot
  • Relatively low iron content
  • Aggressive


Contact Abrasive Products with questions about Aluminum Oxide.