Polishing Consumables

Diamond Suspension

Low viscosity, high concentration, water (W) or oil (O) soluble suspensions available in two types: WM or OM Standard grade, containing monocrystalline diamond powder and WP or OP Premier grade containing polycrystalline diamond powder.

  • Uniform suspension of diamond particles.
  • No agitation required.
  • Suitable for dispensing by Kemet Electronic Dispenser or alternative systems.

Available in 400g bottles with trigger spray. Other sizes available upon request.

Water Based Monocrystalline Diamond suspension - Type WM

Micron 400g
Code
1/10 219001
1/4 219002
1/2 219003
1 219004
3 219006
6 219008
9 219009
15 219011
25 219012
45 219013

Water Based Polycrystalline diamond suspension - Type WP

Micron 400g
Code
1/10 220001
1/4 220002
1/2 220003
1 220004
3 220006
6 220008
9 220009
15 220011
25 220012

Oil Based Monocrystalline Diamond suspension - Type OM

Micron 400g
Code
1/10 216321
1/4 216323
1/2 216322
1 216324
3 216326
6 216328
9 216329
15 216331
25 216332
45 216333

Oil Based Polycrystalline diamond suspension - Type OP

Micron 400g
Code
1/10 216341
1/4 216342
1/2 216343
1 216344
3 216346
6 216347
9 216349
15 216350
25 216351

Type KM

KM liquid diamond is a low viscosity oil/water emulsion suitable for most applications aimed at the metallographic market. The new formula has the following advantages:

  • Lower viscosity to give better stock removal
  • Less inclusion pullout
  • Spreads better over the polishing cloth
  • Parts are easier to clean afetr polishing
  • Stable emulsion which does not separate
  • Diamond stays much longer in suspension

Available in 400g bottles. Other sizes available upon request

Micron Size Colour Code
1/2 Micron Grey 211254
1 Micron Blue 211251
3 Micron Green 211253
6 Micron Yellow 211252
9 Micron Red 211255
15 Micron Brown 211256

Type AP

Kemet Diamond suspension AP is a high quality alcohol based polycrystalline diamond suspension. It is ideal for polishing specimens which must not come into contact with water. Available in 500ml bottles (other sizes available upon request)

Micron 500ml
Code
1 250350
3 250271
6 250272
Diamond suspension

Diamond Spray

Water soluble spray manufactured with monocrystalline diamond powder. Supplied in 100g Pump Spray Dispenser.

Micron 100g
Code
1/10 116000
1/4 116001
1/2 116002
1 116003
3 116004
6 116005
9 116006
15 116007
 
diamond spray

Diamond Compound

Water soluble diamond compound available in two types: CM and CP .

Type CM

Standard grade high concentration containing Monocrystalline Diamond Powder. Supplied in 5g Applikators, 10g syringes or 20g syringes.

Micron 5g 10g 20g
Code Code Code
1/10 115000 115040 115010
1/4 115001 115041 115011
1/2 115002 115042 115012
1 115003 115043 115013
3 115004 115044 115014
6 115005 115045 115015
9 115006 115046 115016
15 115007 115047 115017
25 115008 115048 115018
45 115009 115049 115019

Type CP

Premier grade high concentration containing Polycrystalline Diamond Powder. Supplied in 5g Applikators, 10g syringes or 20g syringes.

Micron 5g 10g 20g
Code Code Code
1/10 115020 115050 115030
1/4 115021 115051 115031
1/2 115022 115052 115032
1 115023 115053 115033
3 115024 115054 115034
6 115025 115055 115035
9 115026 115056 115036
15 115027 115057 115037

Full list of Diamond Compounds can be viewed here.

diamond compound

Diamond Compound Stick

Water soluble, stick diamond compound manufactured with Monocrystalline Diamond Powder. Allows easy application of diamond to any lapping, grinding or polishing surface without the need for spatulas or manual application. Available in 10g stick.

Micron 10g
Code
1/10 113187
1/4 113188
1 113189
3 113190
6 113191
8 113192
14 113193
25 113194
45 113195
60 113196
diamond compound stick

Lubricating Fluids

Assists Kemet Diamond Products to cut and polish more effectively by absorbing frictional heat and diluting the lapping residue. Lubricant performance remains stable even when under high pressure. Manufactured from high purity chemicals.

Type Soluble in Colour Description 450ml Trigger spray 2.5 Litres 25 Litres
W Water Clear Developed for use with types KD and W Kemet Diamond Compound. Recommended for use on all Kemet Polishing Cloths as it helps to extend their life. 301201 301101 301151
W2 Water Clear Developed for use with Kemet Diamond Suspension, particularly when being used on Kemet Plates. 301202 301102 301205
OS Oil Blue Primarily for use with Kemet Diamond Compounds such as types KD and L. Recommended when polishing tooling, moulds and similar components. 301203 301103 301112
LS Oil/Water Blue An alternative to OS Fluid soluble in oil and emulsifiable in water. For use with Kemet Diamond Compounds and Liquid Diamond, particularly where components need to undergo a water based cleaning operation after lapping. 301204 301104 -
K Oil Clear For use with Kemet Liquid Diamond on Kemet Flat Lapping Systems. Assists smooth running of the lapping operation and helps to ensure a cleaner process. 301178 301124 301125
lubricating fluids

Aluminium Oxide Powder & Silicon Carbide Powder

Aluminium Oxide Powder for smoothing operations.

Silicon Carbide Powder for lapping of Petrographic Material. Available in six grit sizes.

Alumina Powder

Micron Use Size Code
Gamma 0.04 Superfinishing of soft metals such as copper, lead, aluminium 1kg 600251
Alpha 0.3 Final polishing of copper alloys, nickel, brass, bronze, aluminium 1kg 600252
Alpha 1.0 Fine pre-polishing of all metals 1kg 600253

Aluminium Oxide Powder

For smoothing operations.

Micron Size Code
3 5kg 361607
5 5kg 361618
9 5kg 361555
12.8 5kg 361510
17 5kg 361619
23 5kg 361554
29 5kg 361620

Silicon Carbide Powder

For lapping of Petrographic Material. Available in six grit sizes.

Grit Size Code
180 5kg 361541
220 5kg 361531
320 5kg 361617
400 5kg 361512
600 5kg 361563
1000 5kg 361535
Silicon Carbide Powder

Miscellaneous Polishing Suspensions

Various polishing suspensions for use on special applications.

Colloidal silica suspension is able to produce the ultimate in high quality mirror polishes on polishing machine. A part abrasive, part chemical polishing action makes colloidal silica well suited to polishing difficult materials such as Stelitte and Cobalt Chrome.

Description Micron Use Size Code
Col-K Colloidal Silica Suspension 0.06 Final Polishing Stage 5 litres 600199
Col-K Colloidal Silica Suspension 0.06 Final Polishing Stage 20 litres 600202
Alumina Suspension No.1 0-1 Steel & Hard metals 1 litre 600711
Alumina Suspension No.2 0-0.7 Semi-hard metals 1 litre 600712
Alumina Suspension No.3 0-0.3 Soft metals 1 litre 600713
Miscellaneous Polishing Suspensions

Polishing Pads

These are manufactured to the highest standards with accurately controlled uniform thickness.

polishing pads

Magnetic Polishing Pad System and Magnetic Polishing Pads

Greatly extended cloth life - up to 4 x longer compared to self adhesive pads.

magnetic polishing pads

Mounting methods for Polishing pads

Kemet have a variety of mounting methods suitable for all types of grinding and polishing consumables.

kemet fixing system