Batch Preparation & Glass Melting

Glovebox

  • Batch preparation of raw materials
  • Storage of sensitive raw materials and samples
  • Constant low vacuum nitrogen atmosphere (dP -3 mbar)
  • Water content < 50 ppm
  • TRUMPF Hüttinger TruHeat MF 5020/5040 generators

  20-40 kW

  • Au / Pt / Pt-Ir crucibles 

  • Melt stirring units and gas bubbling capabilities

  • Elevator furnace ELHT 75/280/15-R

6 kW / Tmax = 1500 °C

Shielding gas connection with individual flow rates

External gas chiller, filter & moisture trap

  • Vertical Tube Furnace GVA12/450:

3.1 kW / Tmax = 1200 °C

Four programmable chamber furnaces

up to 10 kW / 1400 °C.

Glass Post-Processing

OLP 200-C

  • The Leico OLP 200-C is a universal optical machine.
  • max. Workspace: Ø 200 mm

TS 300/400

  • Workable material: silica glass, soft glass, hard glass, etc.
  • Usable cutting discs:   Ø 300 mm      max. depth of cut: 90 mm
  • Usable cutting discs:   Ø 400 mm      max. depth of cut: 140 mm
  • Angular cuts up to 45°
  • Bearing area: 300 x 300 mm
  • Cutting length: 450 mm

660 CE

  • Workable material: silica glass, soft glass, etc.
  • Usable cutting discs:   Ø 150 mm      max. depth of cut: 45 mm

DWS250

With the diamond wire saw we can make fine separation cuts in materials such as glasses, ceramics, plastics, metals and composite materials.

Depending on the diamond wire strength – samples can be cut without structural changes and, if necessary, without cooling lubricant.

  • Sample dimensions max. 245 mm x 245 mm
  • Clamping device: Slot table
  • Wire diameter: 0.2 mm - 0.45 mm
  • Cutting Speed: 0-4 m/sec
  • Microfine Jet Blaster

post-processing of small parts (additive manufacturing)

Nozzle: 0.8 / 1.2 / 1.5 mm

Particle size: 25-250 μm

  • Sandblaster EcoAir 100

Working area (W x D x H) 1000 x 650 x 780 mm

Door opening (W x H)  550 x 650 mm

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