Saint Gobain precision polishing: fine service to open up emerging markets
Since the 40 and 50s of last century, new science and technology have developed rapidly, especially the wide application of electronic and information technology, which indicates that human society has entered a new stage of the technological revolution. A series of new industries, represented by electronic, information, biology, new materials, new energy, ocean and space, are regarded as the most promising sunrise industries.
In recent years, the emerging industries in the Asia Pacific region, especially China, have developed rapidly. As the new materials, such as super hard materials, the demand for the downstream application market is expanding, and the demand for super hard materials is growing rapidly. The demand for superhard materials in the Asia Pacific region is quite similar to that in Europe and the United States, showing that the role of superhard materials plays an increasingly important role in the economic development of the Asia Pacific region. In some applications, the development of new materials such as superhard materials can't even catch up with the demand of the market, and some superhard products are out of stock. In 2012, one of the world's top five hundred - St Gobain's production plant in the precision polishing Department of Handan, Hebei, was formally produced, mainly producing precision abrasives, precision diamonds, CBN (cubic boron nitride), alumina, zirconium oxide and a variety of other powders, mixtures or polishing fluids and chemicals. In various industries, high precision sawing, polishing, polishing, polishing and cleaning of metals, crystals, glass, ceramics and composite materials have been realized. This marks the completion of the integrated development of SG, precision grinding and polishing department in the Asia Pacific region.
Developing advanced quality and perfect quality
Research and development is for the substantive improvement of technology, products and services, and transformation of scientific research results into reliable quality, innovative products, materials, devices, processes and services. Creativity, novelty, the application of scientific methods and the emergence of new knowledge, as the four elements of R & D, determine the market transformation rate of R & D achievements. In today's fierce market competition, R & D is becoming more and more important as the core of enterprise development.
It has four major R & D institutions, Wooster application development laboratory (WADL), Anaheim application development laboratory (AADL), Shanghai R & D Center (SRDC) and North American R & D Center (NRDC). There are a large number of excellent scientists and advanced and complete grinding, polishing, and surface measurement experimental analysis equipment, through the purity, granularity, density, phase, P of the products. SD, surface area, electric potential, surface chemistry, rheology and other aspects of professional research, for the users to achieve technical goals, and provide product upgrading and optimization services, and ultimately to provide customers with a perfect quality products.
Rich products pay attention to application
Saint Gobain precision polishing production division, applicable to all kinds of solid material surface precision machining and precision abrasive chemicals. Biodegradable coolant, lubricants, polishing liquid, cleaning agent and special chemicals are in the leading position in the industry. The products have an absolute advantage in lubrication, cutting, grinding, polishing, polishing and cleaning effect.
Saint Gobain precision polishing department can produce various types of diamond, cubic boron nitride superhard abrasives and diamond, cubic boron nitride grinding paste and grinding fluid. Species include natural diamond (NAT), single crystal, synthesis of metal bonded diamond, synthetic resin bonded diamond, nickel and copper plated metal / resin diamond, polycrystalline and super explosive diamond. The size of diamond and cubic boron nitride abrasives is from 10 nm to 1000 micron. The application field involves the manufacture of grinding wheel to the hard disk head manufacture, and the grinding paste / abrasive particle size can vary from less than 0.1 microns to 90 microns. At the same time, the maximum cutting rate can be achieved, and the surface quality and smoothness are maintained (extremely fine, fine and fine).
In the manufacture of semiconductor devices and heads, the St Gobain precision polishing department also manufactures nanoscale ceramic oxides (including alumina and zirconia), which are used in key steps of chemical mechanical polishing. In addition to the oxidizing ceramic powder, the company also produces a large-scale production of the alumina polishing solution for LED sapphire wafer polishing, the zirconia polishing solution used to replace the cerium oxide in optical glasses polishing, and the polishing liquid and adding agent for the chemical optimization of the general industrial finishing and polishing.
Subdivide the market more professionally
LED Industry auxiliary materials
The precision polishing Department of Saint Gobain provides a series of auxiliary materials, such as sapphire, silicon carbide and gallium nitride, from crystal to chip processing and polishing in LED industry. The advanced technology and rich experience make the Saint Gobain provide a complete set of product solutions.
It provides PDC, wire drawing die, ultra thin blade, diamond wire and other special high grade diamond micro powder. It has the advantages of narrow size distribution, strict control of large particles, high cleanliness, controllable strength and crystal shape, good quality stability and so on. It is well received by users both at home and abroad.
It provides special high grade diamond abrasives such as glass grinding wheel, saw blade, rope saw, drill and back thinning grinding wheel. It has the characteristics of good crystal shape, high efficiency, long life and good quality stability.
Providing special CBN abrasives for cam, crankshaft, hole, honing and molding grinding, the successful application of Saint Gobain Abrasives makes these products irreplaceable in some fields.
Micro powder for the diamond wire
Non coated diamond abrasives and electroless nickel plated diamond abrasives can be used for a variety of wire saw applications, including the open and slicing of monocrystalline silicon ingots for solar cells, and the LED sapphire crystal sawing. The integrity and life span of the consolidated diamond wire saw depends on the mass of the wire core, the adhesion on the diamond online saw, and the quality of the most important diamond and its coating. The manufacturing technology of the precision polishing Department of Saint Gobain has strict control on the key diamond parameters, such as particle size distribution, shape / length width ratio, surface chemical properties, cleanliness and strength, and then produce diamond wire saw with diamond powder, which can ensure the uniform parameters of coating thickness, chemical properties and surface coverage of diamond.
Lean management fine service
In recent years, the users of industrial products in Asia Pacific, especially in China, are more and more concerned about the stability of product quality rather than the high quality. Because of the different environment conditions such as geology, region and climate, the use effect of users in different areas often shows great difference. Therefore, the users need the quality of products and the comprehensive quality of supply and service. In this way, the benefit of the production and operation of the users can be ensured to the greatest extent. Service capability is increasingly becoming the key of market competition in all industries, which also reflects the maturity and benign development trend of China and Asia Pacific market.
The ISO 9001:2008 quality certification and Six Sigma method of lean management in the manufacturing plant of the precision polishing Department of Saint Gobain can not only ensure the precise control of the analysis and processing flow, but also keep track of the source of the raw materials. In the process of production, all the raw materials are stored and finished 100% inspection, and the feedback of data collection reduces the process change to the maximum extent. Moreover, in the process of production, the precision polishing of Saint Gobain uses SPC (data process statistics) data to ensure product consistency, achieve product performance stability, make users obtain stable quality products and consistent use effect; three year customer sample preservation system will be fully traced all products, allowing users to complete the use of products.
More than 300 years of history have proved that the Saint Gobain has the ability to think, innovate and grow. The precision polishing of Saint Gobain is late in China, but it has become a major supplier in some fields, such as the cutting of solar and sapphire chips, which has helped more customers to transform from traditional SiC to diamond cutting technology. In the future, the new materials industry market in China and the Asia Pacific region will be greatly improved by Sam Gobain, and the industrial storm will lead to the breakthrough and breakthrough in the field of precision polishing.