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Knight Optical (USA) LLC

Germanium (Ge) is a relatively hard, high-density, IR transmitting material that blocks UV and VIS wavelengths but allows IR from 2µm. Read more...

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PA&E

PA&E is using its patented ceramic-to-metal sealing technology to manufacture hermetically sealed windows for optical, laser and infrared applications. Read more...

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MOXTEK, Inc.

DuraBeryllium® Windows feature our DuraCoat® technology; a proprietary refractory material consisting of elements lighter than sodium that ensure Beryllium windows stay vacuum tight in harsh environments. This product is highly resistant to moisture, chemicals, and abrasion; making them ideal for XRF applications. Read more...

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Knight Optical (USA) LLC

Zinc Sulphide (ZnS) is a widely-used IR transmitting material used for windows, lenses and other optical components and is sometimes referred to as Cleartran™. Read more...

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Knight Optical (USA) LLC

Sapphire has excellent strength and abrasive resistance which enables it to be used in the form of very thin windows and extremely harsh environments. Sapphire is often used for pressure windows or port windows where conditions are severe such as sandy, salty environments where a softer BK7 window would quickly scratch and become unusable. Read more...

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Abrisa Technologies

Abrisa Technologies' preferred glass material for sight glass windows is SCHOTT® Borofloat® 33, an excellent choice as it can withstand operating conditions up to 500ºF as well as provide excellent corrosion, impact, and abrasion resistance Read more...

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Abrisa Technologies

Abrisa Technologies’ ClearView™ projection port window glass is fabri-cated using an optically clear, colorless glass with a 2-sided, multi-layer broadband anti-reflective coating, increasing transmissivity thereby ensuring a high quality, bright and sharp screen image. Transmission rate is between 98% and 99%. Read more...

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LaCroix Optical Co.

Glass is important to the success of your project. However, choosing the right glass can be overwhelming. The software design programs will enable you to build a design with these glasses, one after another in a serial process -- which is time-consuming. We have designed a parallel process of comparison to help you navigate hundreds of possibilities. Read more...

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IRD Glass

IRD glass manufactures windows out of a wide spectrum of materials including BK-7, B270, borosilicate glass, F-5, fused silica, fused quartz, and high-index glass. We have made windows from .100″ to 16″ and in thicknesses of .008″ to 4″. Read more...

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