Cerium Oxide Polishing Compound

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Description:

Beige to pink rare earth oxide powder typically used for polishing applications such as optical lenses, LCDs, mirrors etc.

Nominal Composition in Percentage:

Rare Earth Oxides          80-90

Cerium Oxide                 60

Amorphous Silica            3-6

Nominal Particle Size:

1.0 -2.0 µm

Bulk Density:

0.65 - 0.70 gm/cc

pH in 5% Slurry:

7-8

Suggested Slurry Temperature:

20oC - 30oC

Solubility:

Insoluble

Reactivity:

Non-reactive. Reacts only with strong acids or alkalis.

Stability:

Essentially inert