high-purity alumina


Altech Opens New Research Facility In Perth

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced this week the establishment of its in-house research and development laboratory in Perth, Australia. Altech says the office has been in the commissioning phase since May, and it is currently on the verge of finalization. The new facility allows the firm to carry out a wide range of research, […]

FYI And Alcoa Australia Begin Negotiations On High-Purity Alumina Joint Venture

Australian high-purity alumina firm FYI Resources Limited announced last week a memorandum of understanding with Alcoa Australia Limited to negotiate terms to a joint venture high-purity alumina (HPA) project. FYI says the agreement establishes a 90-day contemplation period (beginning on 5 May) to allow the parties to conduct due diligence regarding commercialization of FYI’s HPA […]

Altech Achieves “Breakthrough” In Successful Coating Of Silicon With Alumina

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced earlier this week the successful application of alumina nano particles on silicon particles using proprietary technology developed for use on anodes in lithium-ion batteries. The firm points out that this follows an announcement late last year that it had been successful in coating graphite particles with a similar layer […]

Altech Announces Successful Test Of High-Purity Alumina Coating Technology

Australian innovator Altech Chemicals Ltd. announced yesterday the completion of the first phase of battery performance testing of graphite particles coated with its high-purity alumina (HPA) via its proprietary coating technology. Altech says the tests involved a control group of uncoated standard anode-grade graphite particles and a separate group of graphite particles coated with HPA. […]