Press Release Summary:
Available as standard items in sizes from 0.05-2 Âµm, AngstromSphere(TM) uniform, micron-sized silica spheres are supplied in dry form with no surface modification, or in dispersions of water, alcohols, or other materials. Perfectly spherical, amorphous silica spheres maintain particle size distribution of less than 10% and purity of greater than 99.9%. Custom sizes and/or surface modifications can be synthesized upon request.
Original Press Release:
Uniform Micron-Sized Silica Spheres
Fiber Optic Center, Inc. announces the exclusive availability of the AngstromSphere(TM) line of uniform micron-sized silica spheres. These perfectly spherical amorphous silica spheres maintain a particle size distribution of <10% and purity of >99.9%, and are available as standard items in the size range from 0.05 um to 2 um. The spheres are supplied in dry form with no surface modification, or in dispersions of water or alcohols or other materials. Custom sizes and/or surface modifications can be synthesized on request.
Applications include filler for high performance polymeric systems, anti-slip agents for plastic film production, nanocomposite filler, ceramic and glass forming, biomedical, chemical mechanical polishing (CMP), particle size standards, LCD spacers, light diffusers, dental composites, inorganic diffractive pigments, chromatography, photonic crystals and synthetic opals, research and development.
AngstromSphere(TM) is the only U.S. manufactured uniform micron sized silica spheres available in production quantities and at economical pricing.
Fiber Optic Center Inc. of New Bedford, MA, USA, is the worldwide supplier of AngstromLap® high performance lapping film and AngstromBond® fiber optic epoxy, and is a stocking distributor of tools connectors, splices, enclosures and panels, test sets and microscopes, termination kits and other supplies used by the fiber and other high tech professional.
AngstromSphere(TM), AngstromLap® and AngstromBond® are registered trademarks of Fiber Optic Center, Inc.