Economic recovery beckons for fused alumina market

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Published: Friday, 22 February 2013

As with many sectors, fused alumina, both white- and brown-fused, is beginning to show signs of recovery for uses in refectories and in abrasives. Ted Dickson* looks at the current state of play and where the market may go if the global economy begins to pick up.

It is important to take great care when citing production capacity for fused alumina as it can be very difficult to get accurate figures for production. Many companies will not reveal their actual production data and will sometimes only indicate their total fusion capacity, which can be used to produce...

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