Production of Semi-Finished Products
Docter Optics Express Glass Services supplies the international optical industry, research institutes, companies, laboratories and universities with semi-finished products and prototypes for optical applications. These products can be supplied as prototypes or delivered in limited quantities. Available materials include optical glass, synthetic quartz glass, ceramic glass, borosilicate or filter glass, etc. EGS uses advanced equipment to process ingots, blocks, sheets, rods and bars.
Available technologies include:
- Band and wire sawing
- Water jet and laser cutting
- Five-axis CNC machining
- Internal and external grinding
- Annular sawing
- Grinding and polishing
- Coating with the use of advanced processes
EGS also offers just-in-time shipment as well as toll and contract manufacturing services.
Inventory of specialty glasses:
EGS is an authorized Corning distributor. EGS maintains an extensive inventory of optical glasses from Schott and Ohara, filter glass from Schott, borosilicate glasses, B270, synthetic quartz glasses von j-fiber, Tosoh and Heraeus, natural quartz, glass ceramics (e.g., Zerodur from Schott, Clearceram from Ohara) as well as products from other manufacturers of specialty glass.