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3M™ Fused Silica Flours

3M ID B40066371
  • High-purity fused silica (99.7%)
  • Low heat expansion properties provide high thermal shock resistance
  • Available in a variety of standard particle sizes, and can also be customized to your specifications
  • Extensive use of ferromagnetic separation in 3M facilities allows for reduced PPM levels of iron
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  • High-purity fused silica (99.7%)
  • Low heat expansion properties provide high thermal shock resistance
  • Available in a variety of standard particle sizes, and can also be customized to your specifications
  • Extensive use of ferromagnetic separation in 3M facilities allows for reduced PPM levels of iron

3M™ Fused Silica Flours are used in a slurry form and are among the highest quality available on the market. At 99.7% purity, these flours are fireproof, sanitary, UV-resistant, and scratchproof. 3M fused silica flours are optimized for consistency from batch to batch, to help you produce components with a high degree of dimensional accuracy.

Used and Trusted across Industries
3M™ Fused Silica Flours (PDF, 185.95 Kb) produce some of the highest-quality slurry products on the market. Since these flours are fireproof, sanitary, UV-resistant, and scratchproof they are often used in the solar power, painting, ceramics, refractories, precision investment casting, and oil and gas industries.

A Pure Product
Our revolutionary furnace design helps prevent the raw silica sand from becoming contaminated during processing — resulting in a finished product that is 99.7% pure, while increasing productivity tenfold over conventional furnaces.

Learn about 3M™ Fused Silica as a Polymeric Filler (PDF, 115.11 Kb)

Custom Designed for Your Application
3M fused silica flours are available in both standard and custom particle sizes and distributions, and our experts will work with you to optimize your application. Because each foundry has different requirements, these fused silica flours are engineered with built-in flexibility and can be adjusted for specific application needs. 3M fused silica flours are available in 55 lbs. (25 kg) paper bags or 2,200 lbs. (1,000 kg) tote sacks.

Learn about 3M™ Fused Silica 20 and 40 (PDF, 123.31 Kb)

About 3M Advanced Ceramics
These advanced ceramic products are manufactured at ISO 9001:2008 certified facilities. Our manufacturing processes are optimized for quality, efficiency and consistency — helping ensure reliable and repeatable product performance. We have more than 85 years of experience in designing and manufacturing cutting-edge ceramic solutions, and continually work to develop new applications for ceramic materials in cooperation with our customers and with research institutions.

Learn about 3M™ Fused Silica Grains (PDF, 183.18 Kb)

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