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Clean Rooms - Compound Glass

Our Soft Glass facilities offer a wide range of specialized glass making and fibre drawing equipment including: A 5m Fibre Drawing Tower with cane and fibre drawing capabilities up to 1100oC; High Temperature (1700oC & 1800oC) Elevator Hearth Furnaces and High Temperature (1200oC)Chamber Furnaces for Glass Melting & Processing; Specialised (1500oC) Glass Rolling Furnace; High and Low temperature ovens; L-shaped glove box system for batching, melting, annealing and casting of glass under dry nitrogen atmosphere (<1ppm); Testometric Precision Glass Extrusion equipment; Hydraulic Glass Extrusion equipment; Fibre Characterisation Laboratory; Access to a variety of analytical equipment, including: SEM facilities; Optical Microscope Facilities, Thermogravimetric and Thermomechanical analyzers.




RCUK Costed:Yes
School/Dept:Physical Sciences and Engineering
Building:New Mountbatten
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