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Hard Disk Drive

Since 1990, Innovative Organics has help disk drive companies squeeze data in ever increasing quantities onto hard disk media by the development of precision abrasive slurries and chemicals for critical surface finishing. Magnetic heads evolved in the last decade from inductive types through GMR (Giant Magnetoresistive) and TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistive), enabling high areal densities as a result of improvements in finishing and surface conditioning technology. Fly heights were reduced so much that pseudo-contact recording became areality. However, these advancements were only possible with the development of ultra-smooth finishes on HDD media and GMR recording heads and that was as a consequence of innovative Organics’ leadership in abrasive and chemical technology.
The company continue to enhance and add to its broad spectrum of products for the HDD industry with the establishment of a hard disk grinding and polishing R & D  facility in its Anaheim. California headquarters. Staffed with materials scientists and engineers from the HDD industry, the R & D center is perfecting aluminium disk grinding and glass media texture coolants, Ni-P colloidal silica polishing slurries, polycrystalline alumina polishing slurries, olycrystalline diamond texturing slurries and ultra-pure cleaners.

As GMR recording heads migrate from the pico 10-12 to the femto 10-15 form factors, huge technical demands are being made of head manufactures in row bar lapping, “kiss” lapping and single slider lapping/polishing process steps. Innovative Organics has developed a complete suite of products including mon and polycrystalline diamond slurries for slider bar lap, thermally treated monocrystalline diamond and polycrystalline diamond slurries for charging euteticlapping plates (metal alloys such as Sn/Sb), oil-based conductive lubricants (patent pending) for critical “kiss” or final lap and ultra-pure cleaners for all in-process and post-process requirements.

Examples of Products Offering


AmberCut 188A
AmberCut 197ld
AmberCut 320
AmberCut 321
AmberCut 330A
AmberCut 188A
AmberCut 331
AmberCut 339
AmberCut 353
AmberCut 389Q
AmberCut 389T3
AmberCut 98A1
AmberCut 99M1
AmberCut 99N1
AmberCut 99N2D
AmberCut H629
AmberCut WC650


AmberLube 85R2
AmberLube 85R7
AmberLube 85R9
AmberLube CKSeries
AmberLube CK-1
AmberLube CK-1F
AmberLube CK-2
AmberLube CR
AmberLube DN
AmberLube EF-1


AmberClean 203
AmberClean 203i
AmberClean 203j
AmberClean 203N
AmberClean 527A-1
AmberClean 527L
AmberClean 527L (HP)
AmberClean 527M-1
AmberClean 527M-3
AmberClean 527MF
AmberClean 528A
AmberClean 533
AmberClean 555
AmberClean 558
AmberClean 852A
AmberClean M5
AmberClean M7
AmberClean Q3
AmberClean RF25
AmberClean SC19
AmberClean SC19U
AmberClean SC21
AmberClean SCA23R
AmberClean SCA23S
AmberClean SCA56
AmberClean SCA61
AmberClean SCA81
AmberClean SWQ
AmberSolve 203
AmberSolve 203E

Lapping Vehicles

AmberCut LVE 44R
AmberCut LVE 44RM

Polishing Slurries / Particles

Alumina Submicron Polishing Particles
AmberCut ASL 590
AmberCut ASL 918
AmberCut ASL 919
AmberCut ASL 941
CRE Lapping/Polishing Slurry,MCA-102
Nanoceria Polishing Particles
Norpol 2000 Polishing Slurry
Norton CRE Slurries
Nortron Polishing Slurry
Polycrystalline Alumina Polishing Slurry
Polycrystalline Alumina Polishing Slurry,9246

Speciality Fluids / Other

AmberGuard NP7
AmberGuard pH-C
AmberLap S601 (Glass)
Amtron N8

Amtron N9 OR5B
Instat S9

Polishing Pads