- Sep 4, 2023

What is High Purity Alumina used for?

High Purity Alumina (HPA) has a wide range of applications, including:

Synthetic sapphire: HPA is the critical ingredient in the production of synthetic sapphire. Synthetic sapphire is a transparent, high-strength material that is used in a variety of applications, such as LED lights, semiconductor wafers, and premium watch faces.

Lithium-ion batteries: HPA is used as a coating on the separator sheets in lithium-ion batteries. This has shown to help to improve the battery’s performance, reliability, and safety.

LED lighting: HPA is used to make the substrates for LED lights. These substrates are highly transparent and heat-resistant, making them ideal for use in LED lights.

Ceramics: HPA is used to make a variety of ceramics, such as spark plugs, insulators, and crucibles. These ceramics are strong, durable, and resistant to corrosion.

Phosphors: HPA is used to make phosphors, which are materials that emit light when exposed to electricity. Phosphors are used in a variety of applications, such as televisions, computer monitors, and fluorescent lights.

Medical devices: HPA is used in a variety of medical devices, such as artificial joints, dental implants, and pacemakers. These devices require a material that is strong, biocompatible, and resistant to corrosion.

The future of HPA looks bright! The increasing demand for synthetic sapphire in electronics, lithium-ion batteries in electric vehicles, and LED lighting is expected to drive the demand for HPA in the coming years. Additionally, the development of new applications for HPA, such as in medical devices and aerospace, is expected to further increase the demand for this material.

Want to find out more? Our product development team can bespoke engineer products for our customer’s individual requirements. Reach out to our Sales and Marketing Manager Derek Bogaert to set up a discovery call with Alpha HPA to find out more: hello@alphahpa.com.au

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