- 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@alpha.dev.lancemontana.com.au, or visit the Alpha Sapphire website to learn more.

Recent news

- May 14, 2024


Click here for photos.   Alpha HPA announced today the completion of its first run of synthetic sapphire growth in what is believed to be an Australian-first. The milestone, achieved by the company’s wholly owned subsidiary Alpha Sapphire, comprises the ...
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- Apr 17, 2024

$400m Australian Government support to establish Australia’s first, commercial scale high purity alumina products facility

  Alpha HPA has secured $400 million financing support from the Australian Government to advance its Gladstone based HPA First Project into one of the largest single site ultra-high-purity alumina refineries in the world. The company announced today that it ...
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In the News: Red alert: Gladstone firm takes on battery danger

The Australian Business Review, a section of The Australian newspaper featuring in-depth business coverage and commentary, shared the great news about Alpha HPA’s new breakthrough fire-reduction technology that’s poised to revolutionise lithium-ion battery safety. Click here for the article in ...
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