low expansion materials

Low Expansion Glass

MANY LOW EXPANSION OPTICAL MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE

AGI carries many of low expansion glass and glass ceramic materials. In addition to fused silica and fused quartz, some other low expansion materials we work with include:

  • ZERODUR, Schott, ~300 lbs on hand
  • SUPREMAX 33 / BOROFLOAT 33, Schott, ~14,000 lbs on hand
  • CLEARCERAM-Z, Ohara, ~2,500 lbs on hand
  • ULE (Corning 7972) / TSG Titania Silicate Low Expansion Glass,
      premium and standard tooling grades, ~3,500 lbs on hand
  • Pyrex



Supremax 33 Sheets

LOW EXPANSION MATERIALS HAVE A RANGE OF APPLICATIONS

The many applications utilizing low expansion materials include:

  • Optical flats
  • Substrates for telescope mirrors and other optics
  • Large glass substrates
  • Lightweight mirror mounts
  • Length standards, block gauges, precision measurement technology
  • Laser cavities
  • Semiconductor and liquid crystal steppers



CLEARCERAM-Z Part

LET AGI MEET ALL YOUR LOW EXPANSION MATERIAL NEEDS

Advanced Glass Industries offers low expansion materials in a range of grades from premium grade, to standard grade, to tooling grade. We even have the ability to precision anneal Supremax 33 in house. Learn more about our manufacturing capabilities from molding Borofloat, to CNC milling Clearceram Z. Request a quote online , download our RFQ pdf, or give us a call today.