Oakdale, PA...July 15, 2008... The Technical Glass Company, part of the Goodfellow group of companies, offers a wide variety of optical components ranging from plain toughened float glass windows to sophisticated aspheric lenses made by vacuum molding hot glass in ultra-accurate molds. The company also specializes in micro-optics, with components in the millimeter or even sub-millimeter size range.
Examples of optical components available include:
o 2mm square cubes for optical processing equipment
o Sapphire windows for high-temperature laser applications
o Ball lenses and hemispherical ball lenses
o Octagonal, chamfered, optically coated windows for laser applications
o Small, flanged spherical mirrors
o Pressed and fire-polished rectangular faceted sight glasses
o Aspheric lenses
Goodfellow recently acquired The Technical Glass Company, a UK-based supplier of specialist glass and ceramic materials and components for scientific and industrial applications.. Sales and customer support in North America is being handled by Goodfellow Corporation of Oakdale, PA.
For information about the extensive range of ceramic and glass materials offered by the Technical Glass Company, visit www.technicalglass.co.uk
Goodfellow is a leading supplier of metals, polymers, ceramics and other materials to meet the research, development, and specialized production requirements of science and industry worldwide. The company specializes in supplying small quantities (a few grams to a few kilos) of metals and materials for research, prototype development and specialized manufacturing applications. The comprehensive Goodfellow Catalog can be accessed at www.goodfellow.com
305 High Tech Drive
Oakdale, PA 15071-3911
Contact: Linda Barker