Kopp Glass, Inc.

Kopp Glass' 9530 UV Glass Advances Ultraviolet (UV) Light Sterilization and Disinfection for a Broad Range of Covid-19 Applications
Materials

Kopp Glass' 9530 UV Glass Advances Ultraviolet (UV) Light Sterilization and Disinfection for a Broad Range of Covid-19 Applications

Kopp Glass offers a cost-effective optical and cover glass solution, 9530 UV glass, that is available in various supply formats and engineered to accelerate the time to market of safe and effective UV-based sterilization and disinfection products. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania ( July 2020) — Working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Kopp Glass, Inc. is supporting industries utilizing ultraviolet (UV)...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Kopp Glass Announces the Availability of Sixteen New Filter Glass Compositions

Designed for ease of substitution, Kopp’s expanded product line features new ultraviolet (UV) bandpass, colored longpass and infrared (IR) transmitting filters with industry-standard spectral properties at nominal thickness. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – In response to the growing demand for alternative, domestic filter glass suppliers, Kopp Glass has expanded its filter glass product line with...

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Kopp Glass, Inc. Announces Successful Installation of a New CNC Lathe
Machinery & Machining Tools

Kopp Glass, Inc. Announces Successful Installation of a New CNC Lathe

Pittsburgh, PA - Kopp Glass announces successful installation of a new CNC Lathe manufactured by Romi Machine Tools. Kopp Glass, http://www.koppglass.com, the world's leading manufacturer of precision molded, technical glass products announced today the successful installation of a state-of-the-art Romi Machine Tools C 620 CNC Lathe. The installation is a continuation of Kopp's ongoing major...

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Electronic Components & Devices

NVIS Green A Intruder Filters serve military, civilian applications.

Suited as annunciator, indicator, or cockpit display light filter in civilian or military aircraft, K0521 NVIS (Night Vision Imaging Systems) filter is offered at 0.5 mm application thickness and delivers chromaticity values that meet standards when using specified white LEDs with correlated color temperature (CCT) range of 4,000-5,500 K. Used with incandescent light source with CCT from...

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Electronic Components & Devices

Kopp Glass Announces EAR99 Classification for NVIS Compatible Filter Blanks

Kopp Glass, Inc., http://www.koppglass.com, the world's leading manufacturer of precision molded, technical glass products announced today that their standard Night Vision Imaging System (NVIS) filter blanks are no longer subject to the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State. They are now controlled by the Department of Commerce (DOC) by the Export Administration Regulations...

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Optics & Photonics

Heated Glass Lens targets airfield LED lighting applications.

Available in variety of colors to meet aviation chromaticity requirements, Heated Glass Lens features transparent conductive oxide coating on interior surface that provides electrically conductive surface on electrically resistive lens. Metallic electrodes and leads are attached to deliver electrical field that powers heating application. Preventing snow and ice accumulation on lens, resulting...

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Materials

NVIS Glass Formulations target aerospace market. .

Compatible with Night Vision Imaging Systems, Models K0321 and K0323 feature application thickness of 0.5 mm and 1.0 mm, respectively. Products made from these white LED-compatible, high transmission compositions can be used in civilian or military aircraft to function as annunciators, indicators, and cockpit display light filters. Formulations were designed so that both cast glass and molded...

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Optics & Photonics

Kopp Glass, Inc. Announces Successful Goniophotometer Installation

Pittsburgh, PA, Kopp Glass announces successful installation of new goniophotometer manufactured by Sapphire Technical Solutions, LLC. Kopp Glass, http://www.koppglass.com, the world's leading manufacturer of precision molded, technical glass lenses announced today the successful installation of a custom, state-of-the-art goniophotometer. The installation is a continuation of a major capital...

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Kopp Glass' 9530 UV Glass Advances Ultraviolet (UV) Light Sterilization and Disinfection for a Broad Range of Covid-19 Applications
Materials

Kopp Glass' 9530 UV Glass Advances Ultraviolet (UV) Light Sterilization and Disinfection for a Broad Range of Covid-19 Applications

Kopp Glass offers a cost-effective optical and cover glass solution, 9530 UV glass, that is available in various supply formats and engineered to accelerate the time to market of safe and effective UV-based sterilization and disinfection products. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania ( July 2020) — Working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Kopp Glass, Inc. is supporting industries utilizing ultraviolet (UV)...

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Company News

Kopp Glass Releases New Version of Popular UV LED Product Database

Kopp Glass, Inc. eases the UV LED product selection process with its revised UV LED Product Database—available for download now. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (July 2020) — Kopp Glass, Inc. announces a new release of its UV LED Product Database. With hundreds of new UV LED’s available each year, researching and comparing the various options for a project can be tedious and time-consuming. To...

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Kopp Glass Releases UV LED Product Database

Kopp Glass, Inc., a Pittsburgh-based technical glass manufacturer, invites you to download and explore a new resource created to streamline the UV LED selection process in support of engineers and designers in the earliest stages of product development. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (March, 2019)— Kopp Glass announces the release of a UV LED Product Database that enables users to easily evaluate and...

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Kopp Glass Releases Webinar: Exterior Aircraft Lighting Lens Materials

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (January 2019)— Kopp Glass has released an on-demand Webinar examining research from the published white paper: “Glass v. Plastic: A Two-Part Study of Abrasion in Transparent Lens Materials for Exterior Aircraft Lighting Systems.” Glass Engineer, Justine Galbraith, PhD, walks viewers through the study to illustrate the findings and their impact on the aerospace...

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Kopp Glass, Inc. Names Dr. Elie Saad as Next Chief Executive Officer

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (November 29, 2018)—Dr. Elie Saad will become the President and CEO of Kopp Glass, Inc. effective December 1, 2018. Saad succeeds Grant Wirth who is retiring after a decade of innovative and prosperous leadership of the company. Wirth will continue to serve the company as chairman of the Board following his retirement. About Saad’s appointment, Wirth said, “He...

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Kopp Glass Announces New Research on Increasing the Efficiency and Performance of UV LED Arrays

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (July, 2018)— Kopp Glass has released a technical presentation and paper of a comparative study on how molded optics can be used to increase UV LED efficiency and performance titled, “The Effects of UV Glass Optics on UV LED Arrays.” The technical paper and companion presentation are now available for public download. The study was recently presented to industry...

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New Blog, "Glass Transforming Light," Responds to Lighting Industry Technical Needs

LEDs and other light sources bring both exciting benefits and complex challenges to lighting engineers. New blog bridges the gap between glass science and innovative new technologies to help create a safer and more productive world. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – Kopp Glass, a Pittsburgh-based technical glass manufacturer, launches their new blog, Glass Transforming Light. The blog was created to...

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Kopp Glass Exhibits Engineered Colored Filter Glasses for Enhanced Sensor Performance at SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing 2014

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – Kopp Glass, a Pittsburgh based technical glass manufacturer, will be exhibiting next month at SPIE Defense, Security and Sensing in Baltimore, MD. Visit Kopp at booth #437 to learn more about several featured products, including: sharp-cut filters with reduced auto-fluorescence properties, custom rare-earth doped glasses, fluorescent glasses, ultraviolet (UV) bandpass...

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New White Paper Demonstrates Kopp's Energy Efficient Heated Lens Solution for Exterior LED Lighting Applications

For many critical exterior lighting applications, such as traffic signals or airport guidance, a consistent light output during adverse weather conditions is essential to ensuring safety. Because Lighting Emitting Diodes (LEDs) emit very little heat, snow and ice build-up can become a dangerous problem. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania – As the adoption of LED technology across all sectors of the...

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People in the News

New Expert Perspective Article Features Kopp's CEO, Grant M. Wirth, on the Company's Continued Success and What Lies Ahead

In its nearly 90 year history, Kopp Glass has mastered the ability to adapt and respond to emerging technologies while continuously reinvigorating key elements of its value proposition which help to drive the profitability of their customers. PITTSBURGH, PennsylvaniaÂ-  – What is it that makes Kopp Glass one of Pittsburgh’s iconic and most successful private companies for nearly nine...

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