Optics / Optical Grade Industrial Ceramic Materials Datasheets

Accuflect™ IR Infrared Reflector
from Accuratus Corporation

Accuflect ™ IR is a highly diffuse and low loss reflector of near infrared and mid infrared radiation. The diffuse reflecting Accuflect ™ IR offers alternatives to the metallic specular reflectors and their shortcomings often found in infrared heating applications. Some notable... [See More]

  • Applications: Optical Grade; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation
  • Shape / Form: Plate / Board; Custom Shape; BarStock
  • Material Type: Accuflect™
  • Length: 17.72
Synthetic, Hydrophilic, Amorphous Silica -- HDK® N20
from Wacker Chemical Corp.

Synthetic, hydrophilic, amorphous silica, produced via flame hydrolysis. Standard product for industrial applications. Special features. White colloidal powder of high purity. Application. HDK ® N20 is applied as a thickening and thixotropic agent in many organic systems, e.g. in unsaturated... [See More]

  • Applications: Chemical or material processing; Optical Grade
  • Composition: 99.8 % Silicon Dioxide
  • Material Type: Silicate / Clay; Silica or fused silica
  • Shape / Form: Powder, Grain or Grog
Highly Transparent Ceramic
from CILAS

CILAS develops transparent ceramics that are usable as optical components. These top-quality materials, which have an excellent level of resistance and transparency, are fabricated using new synthesis techniques. [See More]

  • Applications: Lasers, Protection Windows, Jewelry; Optical Grade
  • Shape / Form: Block (optional feature)
  • Material Type: Polycrystalline YAG
  • Thickness: 0.0984
Beryllium Oxide Ceramics -- BW1000
from Materion Corporation

Materion Ceramics has the capabilities to manufacture complex and custom designs by the addition of a variety of machining functions. Input material used for customized products can be dry pressed, isopressed or extruded in form and consist of Materion Ceramics' BW1000 "high strength" material. [See More]

  • Applications: Electronics or semiconductors; Medical, Aerospace/Defense, Energy, Photonics/Lasers, Semiconductor, Telecom; Optical Grade
  • Shape / Form: Custom Shape
  • Material Type: Beryllia / Beryllium Oxide; SpecialtyMaterial
  • Thermal Conductivity: 275 to ?
MACOR® Glass-Ceramic Bars -- 3" Length MACOR Bar
from San Jose Delta Associates, Inc.

Macor is a relatively easy material to machine using ordinary carbide drills, end mills, taps, etc. and doesn ’t require post machining firing. Macor-Machinable Glass Ceramic is also unique in that it can withstand 1000 °C, has low thermal conductivity and is a good electrical insulator. [See More]

  • Applications: Abrasion Resistant; Electronics or semiconductors; HV / Electrical; Structural; Thermal Insulation or Fire Proofing Material; Wear resistant parts or tooling; Aeropsace, Nuclear, Medical, Fixturing, Welding; Optical Grade; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation
  • Shape / Form: BarStock
  • Material Type: Silicate / Clay; Glass Ceramics; SpecialtyMaterial
  • Length: 3
Synthetic Sapphire Lenses And Windows
from Stettler Sapphire AG

Due to its unique combination of outstanding physical properties, sapphire is perfectly suitable for a multitude of applications. Its optical characteristics combined with high temperature resistance help explain why sapphire is indispensable in laser technologies. It is equally valuable as a... [See More]

  • Applications: Medical, Laser; Optical Grade
  • Max Use Temperature: 2200
  • Material Type: Sapphire; SpecialtyMaterial
  • Thermal Conductivity: 41.84
Sapphire Blades
from Swiss Jewel Company

Sapphire Blades are an excellent choice for various applications. Sapphire's hardness and excellent surface finish provide a superior surface for precision work. Sapphire blades are commonly used on fiber optics for cutting and scribing. Sapphire is also a non-thrombogenic material for use in... [See More]

  • Applications: Abrasion Resistant; Tape Cleaners, Surgical Knives; Optical Grade
  • Composition: Al2O3
  • Material Type: Sapphire
  • Shape / Form: Custom Shape