Product News: Optics & Photonics
Sapphire Windows withstand high pressures.
Press Release Summary:
November 19, 2001 - High-Strength windows measuring 2.7 in. dia. x 1.5 in. thick with Moh 9 hardness can withstand up to 18,000 psi. Windows are insoluble in water, common acids and alkalis to approximately 1,000°C. Suitable for wide range of applications in hostile environments, windows can be custom fabricated in sizes from 1/4 to 6 in. dia. and up to 1.5 in. thick. Applications include vacuum furnaces, chemical processing, and general high-pressure equipment.
Original Press Release
Sapphire Windows Withstand Heat And High Pressure
Press release date: November 16, 2001