See high-purity alumina prices below - FOB China.  Multiple HPA Plant strategy = demand is clearly exceeding what Orbite can produce (this is what RB mentioned in June AGM).  

 

Use these prices as a rough range.  Price depends on several parameters (alumina crystalline structure(s), particle size, density, etc.).  Prices can be lower/higher depending on constant sourcing & quality...

 

I've tried to get official quotes for 6N HPA a few months ago and it seems it is a very protective, secret world - military type (you get so many questions back after a request that you simply abandon your request...).

 

It looks like Orbite is underpromising on the expected revenues from HPA (underpromising to overdeliver?).  Or just very conservative estimate to be on the safe side.

 

Also - do not forget about HP-Silica.  HPA1 Plant will produce HP-silica, this product is an additional source of revenue and it can be significant. 3N HP-silica as a minimum (aiming at producing up to 7N).  See Sept. 21st Press Release:

http://www.orbitealuminae.com/en/news/press-releases/orbite-announces-successful-development-high-purity-silica-process/

 

Orbite’s high-purity alumina (HPA) plant, on track to be completed by the end of 2012, is expected to produce silica of greater than 99.9% purity. The Company’s smelter-grade alumina (SGA) plant, projected to begin its first phase of operations in 2014, will have the potential to produce up to 1.2 million tonnes of silica ranging from 95% to more than 99.9% at maximum capacity.

 

Wake up Mr. Market...

 

 

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5N

5N high purity Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)for growing sapphire crystalline

 
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FOB Price: US $50 - 100
Port: Beijing
Minimum Order Quantity:
25 Kilogram/Kilograms
Supply Ability: 50 Ton/Tons per Month
   
 
Verified Supplier - Zhongke Leiming (Beijing) Science And Technology Co., Ltd.
[ Beijing, China (Mainland) ]
Business type: Trading Company
Main Products: Metal Nanopowder,Oxide Nanopowder,Compound Nanopowder,Carbon Nano Tubes,Nano Dispersion
 

 

 

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Classification: Chemical Auxiliary Agent CAS No.: 1344-28-1 Other Names: Aluminum oxide powder
MF: Al2O3 Purity: 99.999% Place of Origin: Beijing China (Mainland)
Type: Aluminum oxide Al2O3 Usage:
Coating Auxiliary Agents, Electronics Chemicals, Leather Auxiliary Agents, Petroleum Additives, Plastic Auxiliary Agents, Rubber Auxiliary Agents, Surfactants, Textile Auxiliary Agents, Water Treatment Chemicals
Brand Name: DK NANO
Model Number: DK410 Diameter: 0.2-3um purity: 99.999%
SSA: ~4-12m2/g

Packaging & Delivery

Packaging Detail: 25g 1bag 100cm *50CM *50CM
Delivery Detail: <5Days

Specifications

Purity: 99.999%
APS: 0.2-3um
SSA: 4-12m2/g
Morphology: spherical
Loose Density: 0.4-1g/cm3

5N high purity Aluminum oxide (Al2O3)for growing sapphire crystalline

 

 

6N

 

6N high purity alumina/laser crystal-class ultra-high pure alumina powder

 
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FOB Price: US $300 - 500
Port: shanghai
Minimum Order Quantity:
1 Kilogram/Kilograms
Supply Ability: 1000 Metric Ton/Metric Tons per Year
Payment Terms: L/C,T/T
 
Verified Supplier - Xuancheng Jingrui New Material Co., Ltd.
[ Anhui, China (Mainland) ]
Business type: Manufacturer, Trading Company
Main Products: 5N Alumina,Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle,Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticle,Zirconium Dioxide Nanoparticle,Inorganic Antimicrobial Nanoparticle
Main Products: 5N Alumina,Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticle,Aluminum Oxide Nanoparticle,Zirconium Dioxide Nanoparticle,Inorganic Antimicrobial Nanoparticle
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Classification: Alumina CAS No.: 1344-28-1 Other Names: aluminum oxide
MF: Al2O3 Place of Origin: Anhui China (Mainland) Grade Standard: Industrial Grade
Purity: 99.99[99] Appearance: white powder Application: crystal growth
Brand Name: jing he Model Number: VK-L200G/VK-L200K /VK-L200Q

Packaging & Delivery

Packaging Detail: 1kg/bag,25kg/barrel
Delivery Detail: within 7 days

Specifications

ith high purity of 99.9999%, mainly used in the production of alumina-based high-performance high-power laser crystal

6N high purity alumina/laser crystal-class ultra-high pure alumina powder

6N high purity alumina/laser crystal-class ultra-high pure alumina powder

Application:

1.aluminum oxide crystal, single yttrium aluminum garnet (YAG) crystal and single lanthanum aluminates crystal

2.Sapphire crystal

3.Transparent alumina ceramics

Storage: The products should be stored in the shade and dry place, prevent and control pollution by dust.

Packing: 1kg/bag,25kg/barrel. Our products could also be packed as customers' requirements.

 

 

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