Synthetic diamonds

Synthetic diamonds have everything that natural diamonds offer, but unlike them are absolutely perfect and cost four times less. “Synthetic” is not the right term to name it, because they contain nothing synthetic – they are absolutely natural and the … Continued

Sandpaper – most popular abrasive

The history and modern use of Sandpaper – most popular mineral abrasive. While we know that the sandpaper was invented by the Chinese in the 13th century, the man who introduced this tool in the modern world is John Oakey. … Continued

Diamond abrasive powders.

Diamond abrasive powders, separated in types by size and fields of use. Diamonds are among most common materials used for maintenance of hard and harsh materials. Depending on the size of the single crystal the “powder” may be used for variety … Continued

Cubic Zirconia CZ /Fianit

The main competitor to Diamond in the mineral abrasives world – Cubic Zirconia CZ /Fianit. Cubic Zirconia CZ is synthetic mineral that was synthesized in 1973 in Russia. It is also called Fianit after Russian Institute of Physics.  In older literature … Continued

Abrasive tools+useful links included.

The industry needs more and better abrasive tools. To meet this need, science made it possible to create a perfect replicas of natural minerals. This is whort the list of mineral abrasives with links to articles with more information.  Mineral abrasives … Continued

Abrasive Minerals

What makes these minerals so special? Use and main characteristics.  see more about minerals here Abrasive minerals are crucial for the industry and even the performance of purely domestic tasks. The diversity of these tasks reflects in their diversity in … Continued