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The method of the present invention is useful in preparing an improved alpha alumina-based ceramic. The improvement consists of the addition of a precursor of an alpha phase nucleating to transition alumina. The method is particularly useful in preparing alpha alumina-based abrasive grain.

Title
Impregnation method for transformation of transition alumina to a alpha alumina
Application Number
7/552891
Publication Number
5139978
Application Date
July 16, 1990
Publication Date
August 18, 1992
Inventor
Thomas E Wood
St. Paul
MN, US
Agent
Richard Francis
Walter N Kirn
Gary L Griswold
Assignee
Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company
MN, US
IPC
C04B 35/10
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