Optics / Optical Grade Silica, Quartz, and Silicate Materials

As-Grown Synthetic Quartz Crystal -- AZA21C
from NDK

Z-plate form, 1.8 million infrared Q value [See More]

  • Performance Features: Optical Grade
  • Bond & Processing: Single Crystal
  • Silicate Type: Quartz
  • Shape / Form: BarStock
MACOR® Glass-Ceramic Bars -- 12" 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]

  • Performance Features: Machinable ceramic; Optical Grade; Refractory or High Temperature Insulation; Thermal Insulation or Fire Proofing Material; Composite; Dielectric
  • Shape / Form: BarStock
  • Silicate Type: Glass Ceramics
  • Length: 12
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]

  • Performance Features: Optical Grade
  • Composition: 99.8 % Silicon Dioxide
  • Silicate Type: Silica or fused silica
  • Shape / Form: Powder, Grain or Grog