Batch Preparation & Glass Melting

Batch Preparation

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

Induction Furnaces

TRUMPF Hüttinger TruHeat MF 5020/5040 generators

  •  20-40 kW
  • Au / Pt / Pt-Ir crucibles 

  • Melt stirring units and gas bubbling capabilities

Tube Furnaces

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

Annealing Furnaces

Four programmable chamber furnaces

  • up to 10 kW / 1400 °C

Glass Post-Processing

Optical Machine

OLP 200-C

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

Saws

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

Diamond Wire Saw

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

Blasting Cabinets

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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