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ClasSiC™ CMP Slurries for SiC Polishing ClasSiC Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning ClasSiC™ alumina polishing slurries are high-precision slurries specifically formulated for the chemical mechanical planarization of silicon carbide wafers used in the fabrication of LED and power electronic devices. Made with Saint-Gobain’s nano alumina abrasives, ClasSiC™ CMP slurries greatly enhance removal rate and planarization performance, delivering an excellent surface finish on SiC wafers. ClasSiC™ slurries are formulated with high-efficiency oxidizers, tightly sized engineered nano-particles, and accelerant chemistries that facilitate very low surface finish, defectivity and sub-surface damage on all SiC surfaces. These unique slurries provide exceptionally low TTV, LTV, and Warp values and deltas. ClasSiC™ slurries offer colloidal and oxidative stability, making them easy to manage and clean. Benefits Exceptionally high removal, >2μhr. Excellent surface finish, typically
AmberLap™ S600 Abrasive Suspension Agent AmberLap™ S600 is a water dispersible, abrasive suspension agent designed for use in the free abrasive lapping of silicon wafers and other ceramic substrates. When used with an AmberCut slurry vehicle, it imparts excellent abrasive suspension for extended periods of time. Slurries that utilize AmberLap S600 exhibit low viscosities and superior shear stability whichi allows slurry reuse without the loss of abrasive suspension. Such slurries have shown the ability to dramatically reduce process cycle time while lowering scratch defect rates and improving yields. AmberLap S600 is completely water dispersible and rinsable and will not leave films or residues. Imparts excellent abrasive suspension for extended periods of time Reduces process cycle time Reduces scratch defect rates Improves process yields Maintains suspension after exposure to high shear Slurries exhibit low static viscosities Completely water dispersible Will not leave films or residues
Water Soluble Diamond Compounds Water Soluble Diamond Compounds | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's Amplex brand water-soluble diamond compounds deliver an excellent surface finish on a variety of hard metals. Through our extensive knowledge in processing and sizing diamond powders, Saint-Gobain offers tight control of oversized particles to minimize scratching. We can apply our expertise in formulation chemistry to customize a compound that meets your specific application need. WS-HV Compound WS-HV is Saint-Gobain’s most widely used water-soluble diamond compound. The perfect choice for a variety of general lapping and polishing applications, WS-HV contains a mixture of synthetic lubricants and surfactants that make it completely soluble in water. The compound can be diluted and lubricated with Saint-Gobain’s WS Thinner. W772C Compound Saint-Gobain W772C is a water-soluble diamond compound designed specifically for polishing wire dies, where compound flow inside the hole of the die is critical. Its relatively low viscosity compared to other compounds allows W772C to flow slowly inside the die, for precise performance. Applications Wire die and mold polishing Polishing hard metals (Rockwell C of 45 or greater) Benefits Delivers consistent performance, time after time Precision-graded diamond Statistical processed controlled, ISO certified manufacturing Semi-automated manufacturing process minimizes contamination and handling errors Knowledgeable application engineers available for consultation
Oil Soluble Diamond Compounds Oil Soluble Diamond Compounds | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain oil soluble diamond compounds provide consistent and reliable performance in lapping and polishing processes that require a high finish and close tolerance. Our Amplex brand diamond compounds are made from precision-graded diamond powders that meet demanding quality specifications. Saint-Gobain takes great care in selecting the highest quality diamond in terms of cleanliness and particle size distribution to ensure repeatable and reproducible quality. OS-HV Compound A widely used oil-soluble diamond compound, Saint-Gobain OS-HV is highly effective for polishing metal and stainless steel components. Suitable for use as supplied, OS-HV compound also can be diluted with Saint-Gobain’s OS Thinner to help thin, lubricate and spread the compound on the work piece. Applications Wire die and mold polishing Polishing hard metals (Rockwell C of 45 or greater) OS458C2 Compound Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's Amplex O458C2 is the oil-based compound of choice for providing aggressive stock removal and a mirror-like finish on a variety of hard substrates such as tungsten carbide, silicon carbide and aluminum oxide components. Our O458C2 compound offers proven performance in charging lap plates as well as polishing wire dies, molds, ceramics and sapphire windows. Applications Mold, tool and wire die polishing Industrial lapping of metals and ceramics Benefits Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Delivers consistent performance, time after time Precision-graded and high purity diamond Statistical process controlled, ISO certified manufacturing Semi-automated manufacturing process minimizes contamination and handling errors Knowledgeable application engineers available for consultation
Universal Soluble Diamond Compound Universal Soluble Diamond Compound | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioing Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's Amplex Superabrasives universal soluble diamond compound is a user-friendly, versatile product for general polishing applications. Specially formulated to be both water and oil soluble, U335C2 delivers a shiny finish on molds and wire dies with excellent coating properties. When used with W698T Thinner, it behaves like a water-soluble compound. But when used with OS Thinner, it performs like an oil soluble compound. Made with highly refined, precision-graded diamond powders, Saint-Gobain’s Amplex brand universal soluble compound offers a highly lubricating and homogenous paste for consistent and controlled performance. Applications Wire die and mold polishing Polishing hard metals (Rockwell C of 45 or greater) Benefits Delivers consistent performance, time after time Statistical process controlled, ISO certified manufacturing Semi-automated manufacturing process minimizes contamination and handling errors Universally soluble compound Highly lubricated to produce a brilliant surface shine High thermal conductivity Knowledgeable application engineers available for consultation
Water-Based Slurries Saint-Gobain offers a wide selection of ready-to-use water-based suspension slurries for general lapping and polishing. They are specially formulated to keep the abrasive particles uniformly dispersed and suspended. Made with highly refined, precision-graded diamond powders for consistent performance, Saint-Gobain’s water-based slurries are highly regarded by operators running high volume manufacturing (HVM) processes. Our environmentally friendly products are differentiated by their performance, allowing customers to remove faster and finish better for lower total cost of ownership. W600 Slurries Designed for polishing metals, our W600 series are water-based diamond slurries with low viscosity. They contain cut-rate enhancers that provide aggressive cutting action during metallographic polishing while helping to reduce scratching and sub-surface damage to the work surface Industrial Diamond Lapping Slurries W768 Slurries Saint-Gobain’s W768 slurry line features cut-rate enhancers for aggressive cutting action during lapping along with lubricants that help reduce scratching and sub-surface damage to the work piece. BLC40 Slurry Saint-Gobain’s BLC 40 slurry features unique suspension additives that easily disperse diamond particles through electrostatic repulsion. BLC40 is specially formulated with environmentally friendly lubricants that produce a very smooth surface after lapping. W809 Slurries Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's W809 series of water-based diamond suspension slurries feature additives that prevent agglomeration of particles which helps to minimize scratches, and cut-rate enhancers for aggressive cutting action. W809 slurries can achieve below 10 A surface roughness on single crystal substrates, making them ideal for use before the final CMP step. W809NDS is designed for pre-polishing wafers such as SiC and other hard crystals before CMP. W809HNS is designed for pre-polishing wafers such as GaN and other hard crystals before CMP. Benefits Provides excellent wetting and spreading of slurry during the lapping process Reliable performance and user-friendly for high volume manufacturing processes Keeps the plate running cool during lapping, making it ideal for high volume lapping operation Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Field tested and industry approved Contains no petroleum distillates Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Lubricant-Based Slurries Lubricant-Based Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's lubricant-based diamond slurries are all-in-one, low viscosity suspension products with lubricants, dispersants and cut-rate enhancers to provide very good surface finish at an accelerated speed. Designed for polishing metals and stainless steel, the slurries are safe to work with and completely biodegradable. Ready to use with low viscosity for easy spraying, our lubricant-based slurries feature highly refined and precision-graded diamond powders that offer high bulk purity and consistent performance. Saint-Gobain also offers both low and high viscosity slurries to accommodate different diamond sizes. Benefits Precision-graded and high surface purity diamond Provides fast MRR and controlled surface finish Field tested and industry approved Biodegradable Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Alcohol-Based Slurries Alcohol-Based Diamond Polishing Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning offers a line of alcohol-based, low viscosity diamond slurries for polishing metals and crystals that promote fast drying of parts while minimizing water staining. Made from highly refined, precision-graded diamond powders, these slurries contain a low concentration of alcohol plus lubricants, dispersants and cut-rate enhancers to deliver a good surface finish at an accelerated rate. W767S Slurry Combines water-basedalcohol-based slurry Provides fast drying of parts compared to water-based slurries Can suspend up to 15μm diamond Dia-Slick II Slurry Contains a high concentration of alcohol for faster drying than W767S Ideal for polishing parts that cannot come into contact with water Can suspend up to 20μm diamond Benefits Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Field tested and industry approved Biodegradable Fast drying Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Oil-Based Slurries Oil-Based Polishing Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Designed for lapping and polishing ceramics and sapphire, Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's oil-based slurries are made from highly refined, precision-graded diamond powders. The O854 series provides aggressive cutting action during lapping, with lubricants to help reduce scratching and damage to the work piece. Safe to work with, Saint-Gobain’s oil-based slurries comply with EPA and OSHA requirements. O854BS Slurry Saint-Gobain O854BS is a unique diamond suspension slurry that can suspend very coarse particles at a relatively low viscosity. It provides a fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish. O856LVS Slurry Saint-Gobain O856LVS is a semi-suspension, oil-based diamond slurry that produces a superior surface finish when lapping and polishing ceramics and other hard materials. O856LVS can semi-suspend up to 50m diamond and works particularly well on harder plates such as cast iron. O854US Slurry Saint-Gobain O854US is designed specifically for lapping of sapphire on copper plates. A low viscosity slurry, O854US earns rave reviews from customers for its unique suspension properties and aggressive cutting action. Benefits Precision-graded and high surface purity diamond Provides excellent wetting and spreading of slurry during lapping Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Unique low viscosity diamond suspension slurry Field tested and industry approved Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Oil-Based Lapping Slurries Oil-Based Lapping Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning offers a line of oil-based lapping slurries designed for surface finishing of stainless steel, metal and ceramic components. Our ready-to-use slurries contain cut-rate enhancing lubricants, dispersants, corrosion inhibitors and suspension additives to extend the life and performance of the slurry. Safe to work with and environmentally friendly, Saint-Gobain’s oil-based slurries comply with EPA and OSHA requirements. MCA 852D Alumina Slurry Saint-Gobain MCA 852D is a high viscosity, oil-based alumina slurry that has been optimized for lapping and polishing a wide range of metals, plastics and some ceramics (alumina and zirconia). Its smooth, creamy texture allows the slurry to adhere to parts and remain on the plate longer during lapping and polishing, for the most efficient and consistent cutting. Applications Lapping and polishing plastics and ceramics Lapping metals: stainless steel, aluminum, carbides, hardened steel and others MCA 2242 Alumina Slurry A relatively low viscosity oil-based suspension slurry designed for general industrial lapping, Saint-Gobain MCA 2242 alumina slurry provides fast cutting on ceramics and metal parts used in automotive and steel applications. MCA 2242 contains suspension additives to prevent hard packing of the abrasive during use, helping to keep more abrasive particles in the slurry participate in cutting during lapping. Applications Lapping seal rings, carbides and hardened steel Excellent dispersion properties Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Ready-to-use slurry ISO certified for consistent quality Lapped parts can be cleaned easily with commercially available alkaline cleaners MCA 852D can be diluted 1:1 with water or oil (depending on desired final viscosity) Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Water-Based Lapping Slurries Water-Based Lapping Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's water-based lapping slurries provide safe lapping and polishing of a wide range of metals, ceramics, crystals and glass. Our environmentally friendly slurries keep plates running cool by minimizing sludge buildup and allowing the plates to dissipate heat during operation. Saint-Gobain’s water-based alumina slurries contain lubricants, dispersants, corrosion inhibitors and suspension additives that enhance cut rate and performance. Many of our alumina slurries are specially formulated for use in recirculation mode to extend the life of the slurry during lapping. MCA 2103 Alumina Slurry Saint-Gobain MCA 2103 is a low viscosity water-based slurry that is widely used for lapping glass components to achieve uniform flatness. Applications Lapping glass, metals, stainless steel and others MCA 2185 and MCA 2287 Alumina Slurries A medium viscosity slurry used for lapping metals and automotive components, Saint-Gobain MCA 2185 is excellent for suspending abrasives in solution, which helps to carry the abrasive from the container to the lapping machine while evenly distributing the slurry on the plate. Similar to MCA 2185 in viscosity and application, Saint-Gobain MCA 2287 slurry features a higher concentration of thermally conductive lubricants to keep the plates well lubricated, preventing plates from drying out too fast due to overheating. Applications Lapping and polishing ceramics: sapphire, AITiC, SiC and WC Lapping and polishing metals: 316L, 4120, piston rings and others MCA 2220A Alumina Slurry Saint-Gobain MCA 2220A is one of our higher viscosity lapping slurries that’s widely used for lapping outer edges of seal rings. The higher viscosity of the slurry allows the abrasive particles to stay inside the sleeves longer where the seal rings come in contact to shape and smooth out the edges. Applications Lapping metals: 316L, 4120, seal rings and others Excellent dispersion properties Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Reduces sludge buildup and prevents drying No staining parts ISO certified for consistent quality Lapped parts can be cleaned easily with commercially available alkaline cleaners Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Oil-Based Polishing Slurries Oil Based Polishing Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's oil-based polishing slurries feature cut-rate enhancing lubricants, dispersants, corrosion inhibitors, and suspension additives to maximize slurry life and performance. Safe and ready-to-use, our oil-based alumina slurries provide fast material removal and a controlled surface finish on a variety of metals. MCA 852C Alumina Slurry A high viscosity, oil-based alumina slurry with a smooth and creamy texture, Saint-Gobain MCA 852C contains special lubricants that lower the friction coefficient on the polishing surface to minimize drag and reduce subsurface damage. MCA 852C is designed for lapping and polishing stainless steel and metal components and may be diluted with water or oil to extend the life of the slurry. Applications Polishing plastics and ceramics Lapping metals: stainless steel, aluminum, carbides, hardened steel and others MCA 2225A Alumina Slurry Developed specifically for polishing ball bearings, Saint-Gobain MCA 2225A is an oil-based alumina slurry that delivers maximum material removal while minimizing scratches and bringing luster to the polish. Made using highly refined powders for tight sizing and high purity, MCA 2225A can be used straight as an oil-based slurry or as a concentrate by diluting it with water-based coolants Applications Lapping and polishing metals and stainless steel: ball bearings Excellent dispersion properties Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Ready-to-use slurries MCA 2225A is also available in dilutable concentrate form MCA 852C can be diluted 1:1 with water or oil depending on desired viscosity ISO certified for consistent quality Lapped parts can be cleaned easily with commercially available alkaline cleaners Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Water-Based Polishing Slurries Polishing Slurries Saint-Gobain water-based polishing slurries feature excellent dispersion properties and cut-rate enhanced additives for fast material removal and outstanding surface finishing on a wide range of materials. Our high-performance alumina polishing slurries are safe, easy to use and friendly to the environment. MCA 110L and 110Q Alumina Slurries Specifically designed for polishing plastic lenses, Saint-Gobain MCA 110L is a low viscosity water-based slurry that provides excellent finishes without scratches. In a high volume mass production setting, MCA 110L slurry can polish hundreds of lenses with a yield rate greater than 90%. MCA 110L offers high abrasive loading for longer slurry life In applications where the slurry is re-circulated and reused. Saint-Gobain MCA 110Q is a plastic lens slurry that delivers excellent polishing results at a competitive price. MCA 110Q is designed to be used in a limited re-circulation mode and may have a shorter life cycle than MCA 110L. Applications Polishing plastic lens material: MR-8, CR, NK, 1.67, 1.61 and polycarbonate lenses Polishing metals: aluminum, carbides and stainless steel components MCA 768G Alumina Slurry Designed for polishing metallographic parts and metal components, Saint-Gobain MCA 768G is a high viscosity, water-based slurry that provides an exceptional polish on metallographic components with a minimal amount of slurry. A ready-to-use product, MCA 768G may be diluted with water to extend the life of the slurry. Applications Polishing metallographic components Lapping metals: stainless steel, aluminum, carbides hardened steel and others MCA 2189D Alumina Slurry Saint-Gobain MCA 2189D water-based slurry offers consistent polishing performance with well-controlled dispersion properties. Perfect for safe lapping and polishing of a wide range of metals, ceramics and crystals, MCA 2189D contains additives to properly disperse alumina particles, providing a very clear and bright polish on plastics and metals. Applications Lapping of ceramics and plastics Lapping and polishing metals: 316L, 4120 and other stainless steel components Benefits Excellent dispersion properties Works on both free form or conventional polishers Alumina made to discrete particle sizes to help minimize scratches caused by oversize particles Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Ready-to-use slurry; can be re-circulated ISO certified for consistent quality Parts can be cleaned easily with commercially available alkaline cleaners Ease of use with no hard packing Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
Polycrystalline Alumina Polishing Slurries Polycrystalline Alumina Polishing Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's polycrystalline alumina slurries provide optimal cutting performance in a variety of polishing applications. A pioneer in the development of seeded gel abrasives, Saint-Gobain’s groundbreaking technology produces a grain with a unique nano-structure composed of extremely uniform, equiaxial and sub-micron crystals. Under stress, the nano-structured crystal network allows micro-fracturing, continually exposing new cutting edges that keep the particle sharper than conventional abrasives for longer-lasting abrasive performance. Saint-Gobain polycrystalline alumina polishing slurries are available in both acidic and basic pH conditions and in particle sizes ranging from 150nm to 2um, depending on the product. Our team of engineers will work with you to recommend the best-performing alumina slurry for your application. 9240 and 9245 Polycrystalline Alumina Slurries Saint-Gobain’s 9240 and 9245 aqueous alumina slurries feature fundamental crystal size ranges from 50 to 100 nanometers. The unique composition of extremely small crystals, primarily alpha alumina, results in a very cost effective, rapid polishing slurry that achieves highly polished finishes on a variety of materials such as metals, crystals and ceramics. Our 9240 (alkaline pH) and 9245 (acidic pH) slurries can be used with pads or pitch, and depending on the application, on soft metal plates. 9221 Polycrystalline Alumina Slurry Specifically designed for optimal polishing performance on C-plane sapphire, Saint-Gobain’s 9221 nano alumina slurry offers a slight modification to the crystal structure of 9240 alumina slurry, allowing for more aggressive and abrasive cutting action on sapphire. Available in basic solution in 0.35um and 1.2um sizes and custom sizes depending on the application, Saint-Gobain 9221 alumina slurry is capable of achieving 9220 Polycrystalline Alumina Slurry Saint-Gobain 9220 polycrystalline alumina polishing slurry is an aqueous slurry of alumina in which the fundamental crystal size ranges from 50 to 100 nanometers. Utilizing the same abrasive platform as 9240 and 9245, Saint-Gobain optimized the chemistry for 9220 to provide a better dispersion property in applications where easy spraying is necessary, such as polishing specimen samples on bench top polishing machines. Applications Ceramics C-plane sapphire Ferrous metals Aluminum Other metals
AmberCut™ 389R High Purity Synthetic Coolant AmberCut™ 389R is a completely synthetic, water soluble coolant formulated for high-tech manufacturing applications. Its unique formula contains very low levels of anion and cation contaminants such as chloride, sulfate, calcium and sodium, making it excellent for use in clean room environments. AmberCut 389R is specifically designed for coolant systems where minimal substrate contamination is critical. Additionally, AmberCut 389R combines a special corrosion protection package with a broad spectrum biocide to provide outstanding system protection. Recommended uses include cutting, slicing and grinding of ceramic materials, as well as the general machining of non-ferrous metals, plastics and composites. Provides excellent lubrication for cutting, slicing and grinding Contains
AmberSlice™ 202A Synthetic Slicing Grinding Coolant AmberSlice™ 202A is a completely synthetic, water soluble coolant formulated for slicing and grinding. This unique formula contains very low levels of anion and cation contaminants such as chloride, fluoride, nitrate, phosphate, calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium, making it excellent for use in highly technical applications. AmberSlice 202A also combines a special corrosion protection package with a broad spectrum biocide to provide outstanding system protection. Recommended uses include ID sawing and edge grinding of silicon wafers and other ceramic materials.
Amtron™ OR5B Aluminum Deox Solution Amtron™ OR5B is a deoxidizing solution designed to remove the oxide layer from aluminum substrates. By removing the aluminum oxide layer before grindingpolishing processes, aluminum removal rates are significantly increased, and grinding stone life is extended. Amtron OR5B is completely biodegradable and contains no carcinogenic or toxic components. FeaturesBenefits Eliminates the difficult to grind oxide layer Reduces grinding cycle times Prevents rapid re-oxidation of the aluminum substrate Does not contain hazardous solvents, nitrites, sulfur, chlorine, phenols, DEA, silicates or silicone No irritating odor Environmentally friendly
FinAl Sapphire Polishing Slurry FinAl Sapphire Polishing Slurries | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning An innovative solution specially designed for polishing C-plane sapphire wafers, Saint-Gobain FinAl 9222 alumina polishing slurry combines optimal polishing performance with a lower total cost of ownership. While offering a superior removal rate that’s at least four times greater than colloidal silica, FinAl 9222 slurry delivers a scratch-free finish with minimal subsurface damage and is capable of achieving less than 3 Angstrom Ra with no visible scratches to the naked eye. Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's FinAl 9222 is an aqueous slurry that has been carefully designed, starting with the selection of high-purity raw materials to the final conversion of pre-cursor to alpha alumina. Ideal for cutting sapphire, FinAl 9222 slurry produces an excellent finish on C-plane sapphire. Saint-Gobain’s new abrasive grain used for FinAl 9222 features a very hard nano-structured network that allows micro-fracturing and the formation of new, sharp cutting edges. FinAl 9222 polishing slurry may be used again and again in a recirculation mode for longer-lasting performance. In production scale testing with proper care and maintenance of the slurry in the mixing tank, FinAl 9222 recorded more than 10 hours of continuous polishing. Saint-Gobain engineers and application specialists are available to demonstrate the proper use of FinAl slurry on C-plane sapphire to sustain a high material removal rate and long slurry life. Benefits Provides fast material removal rate and controlled surface finish Easy to clean — does not recrystallize like colloidal silica Can be recycled to maximize slurry life Readily available in commercial quantities Tightly controlled particle size distribution and oversized particles ISO certified for consistent quality Knowledgeable application engineers available for technical support
GaiN 200 CMP Slurry GaiN CMP Slurry | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Specially designed to optimize the polishing process in the chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) of GaN wafers, Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's GaiN 200 is a patent-pending nano abrasive slurry that reduces overall processing time by more than half. Leveraging our extensive material platform and formulation expertise, Saint-Gobain engineered a slurry that combines high material removal rate (MRR) with an excellent surface finish in challenging GaN wafer polishing applications. Saint-Gobain GaiN CMP slurry completely eliminates scratches and pitting across the entire surface of the wafer by lowering the surface roughness to less than 2 Angstroms as measured by Atomic Force Microscope (AFM). GaiN 200 achieves an EPI-ready surface on both 2-inch and 4-inch GaN wafers. With an exceptional material removal rate, GaiN 200 CMP slurry is four times faster than competitive products and results in less damage to the sub-surface. Benefits Outstanding polishing speed Excellent surface finish (
Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Chemical Mechanical Planarization (CMP) Polishing Applications | Saint-Gobain Optimal Polishing Performance for a Range of Substrates Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning is a leading developer of high-performance abrasive powders and slurries for chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) polishing applications. We offer a range of material compositions, morphologies and particle sizes for mechanical polishing coupled with chemical formulations to provide the highest removal rate and best surface topography on any material substrate.Through our state-of-the-art R&D center and application testing facilities, Saint- Gobain can simulate applications or work collaboratively with you to develop new CMP solutions that meet your specific process requirements. CMP Polishing Slurries Saint-Gobain’s CMP polishing slurries combine the unique properties of our abrasives technology with our chemical formulary expertise. These precision slurries are enabling for many technically challenging applications, including memory, sensor, HDD, MEMS, LED and power device fabrication. Effective planarization of these surfaces requires high removal rates, excellent surface finish, low defectivity, tunable selectivities and high removal efficiency. Saint-Gobain’s alumina, diamond and zirconia particle technologies are key to achieving outstanding performance. Their unique properties, shapes and size distributions are methodically controlled to exacting quality specifications. Complementing these abrasives is Saint-Gobain’s ability to engineer superior chemical attributes, such as particle dispersion, surface wetting, corrosion inhibition, material selectivities, uniformity and cleanability.
Natural Diamond Mesh Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's natural diamond is crushed and processed from boart, a diamond type unsuitable for gemology. This diamond tends to be free of inclusions and cracks, and is mechanically strong with high thermal stability. Natural diamond can contain less metal impurities, making it useful in the manufacture of sintered and electroplated metal bond tools. Saint-Gobain natural diamond mesh features strong single crystals that are blocky in shape, with an impact strength typically less than metal bond diamond and greater than resin bond diamond. It’s ideal for gemstone polishing and lappinggrinding of carbide metals, ball bearings and glass.
Natural Diamond Micron Warren Superabrasives | Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's natural diamond micron combines mechanical strength with high thermal stability. Crushed and processed from boart, natural diamond micron is typically free of cracks and inclusions and contains less metal impurities. Available in sizes ranging from 0-1 micron to 40-60 micron, Saint-Gobain natural diamond micron is processed using state-of-the-art grading equipment to ensure well-controlled particle size distribution and surface cleanliness in your most demanding applications. It’s ideal for gemstone polishing and lapping.
Cubic Boron Nitride Mesh Cubic boron nitride is a synthetic crystalline material second only to diamond in Knoop hardness. Although softer than diamond, CBN is superior in terms of abrasion resistance and oxidation resistance with steel alloys. Its relative crystalline inertness makes CBN the abrasive of choice for grinding steels, cast iron and nickel-based alloys. Saint-Gobain’s cubic boron nitride mesh is typically 40µm and larger in particle size and available in an electroless nickel (Ni) coating of 60% by weight. Our electroless coated particles promote enhanced grinding wheel performance in terms of longevity due to improved heat removal from the grinding zone and increased abrasive adhesion in the bond system. Applications Metal bond grinding wheels Resin bond grinding wheels Vitrified bond wheels Electroplated products
Cubic Boron Nitride Micron Cubic boron nitride is a synthetic crystalline material second only to diamond in Knoop hardness. Although softer than diamond, CBN is superior in terms of abrasion resistance and oxidation resistance with steel alloys. Its relative crystalline inertness makes CBN the abrasive of choice for grinding steels, cast iron and nickel-based alloys. Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's cubic boron nitride micron is designed for fine grinding and polishing in a variety of demanding surface finishing applications. The micron particles are graded to create a highly consistent PSD, with surface treatment and coatings to match the chosen bond technology. Applications Metal bond grinding wheels Resin bond grinding wheels Vitrified bond wheels Electroplated products
E-Powders Saint-Gobain Surface Conditioning's E-Powders are calcined aluminum oxide powders offering proven performance in a variety of demanding abrasive, thermal and structural applications. Originally designed as functional filler in magnetic media for continuous cleaning of magnetic heads with reduced dropout, our E-Powders are also ideal for use in applications ranging from automotive polishing to semiconductor CMP. Available in a wide selection of shapes and sizes, Saint-Gobain alumina E-powders feature controlled size distributions and high purity levels for optimal performance.