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Small (<4mm) non-ferrous grinding media

We offer 7 different kinds of Non-Ferrous Media smaller than 4 mm:
Sand (Ottowa Silica)
Soda Lime Glass
Modified Alumina, 27% Silica Oxide (Mullite)
Ceramic Alumina Oxide
Ceramic Zirconia
Zirconia Silicate, 30% Silica

Take a look at our guidelines on small media selection, or better yet fill in our form and receive a personalized consultation to give you the best performance in your application.


Sand (Ottowa Silica)

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
2.7 .8 and 1.3 mm 600/1600
CPS
Cheap.
OK for white.
Readily available.
Non-spherical.
May "fracture."
Limited sizes


Soda Lime Glass

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
2.5 .5 - 5 mm 600/1600
CPS
Uniform shape (spherical).
Closely sized.
High strength.
OK for white.
Moderate cost.
Readily available.
Viscosity limitation.


Modified Alumina 27% Silica Oxide (mullite)

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
2.8 1/16" or 1/8" 1000/1600
CPS
Very high strength.
Long wearing.
High density.
OK for white.
Not spherical.
High cost.
Not closely graded for sizes.


Ceramic Alumina Oxide

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
3.6 1/16" or 1/8" 1600/2500
CPS
Very high strength.
Long wearing.
High density.
OK for white.
Abrasive to mill parts.
High cost.
Not spherical.
Not closely graded for sizes.


Ceramic Zirconia

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
5.4 1 - 3.35 mm 2300 CPS/Above Very high density and strength.
Long wearing in high viscosities.
OK for white.
Abrasive to mill parts in low viscosities. Not closely graded.
Not spherical.
Highest cost of Non-Ferrous.


Zirconia Silicate, 30% Silica

g/cc Sizes Usual
Viscosity
Pro Con  
3.75 .5-2.5 mm 600/2900
CPS
High density.
Long wearing.
High strength.
OK for white.
Closely graded.
Spherical.
High cost.
May be abrasive to mill parts in low viscosities.
Contains a few "hollows."


Contact

Phone:
909-627-7222

Fax:
909-627-7366

Address:
13930 Magnolia Ave.,
Chino, CA 91710 USA

Email
:
sales@morehousecowles.com
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