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By jjprecisionparts | 06 September 2023 | 0 Comments

The Versatility of the Sapphire Window: Applications in Various Industries

Sapphire windows have been used in many industries ranging from aerospace to biomedical and even in electronics manufacturing. Their properties make them the ideal material to use in harsh environments where standard glass would not suffice. Sapphire windows are transparent, hard, scratch-resistant and heat-resistant. Although small in size, these windows can make a big impact in applications that require extreme environments, as well as accuracy and precision. In this blog, we will discuss how sapphire windows are used in various industries and their impact in those fields.

Industrial and Medical OEM’s:
Sapphire windows are commonly used in original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) ranging from industrial to medical. In industrial machinery, sapphire windows are often used in high temperature environments where standard glass would shatter or melt. Medical industries use sapphire windows as an alternative to regular glass in medical instruments and tools due to the material's non-reactivity to bodily fluids and sterilization methods.

Air and Gas Analyzers/Monitors:
Sapphire windows are used in air and gas analyzers and monitors due to their high transmission rates of UV and infrared radiation, which help in infrared spectroscopy analysis. This characteristic is ideal in the gas and air monitoring industry as it allows for high-precision gas analysis. Sapphire windows are also used in high-pressure situations in gas monitors since they are hard, scratch-resistant and can withstand constant exposure.

High-Intensity Xenon Lamps:
Xenon lamps are lamps that have a blue-white, high-intensity light that is used in searchlights, car headlights, and in the movie industry. Sapphire windows are used in high-intensity xenon lamps because they are resistant to heat from the light, which allows for a brighter light over a longer period. Sapphire also absorbs UV light, which is harmful to both the light as well as humans, protecting both from potential harm.

Cryogenic View Ports:
Cryogenic view ports are used in low temperature environments like in the aerospace industry. Sapphire windows are used as the viewing port because of their ability to conduct heat away from the window, allowing the viewer to see through the window clearly. A characteristic that would not be possible with regular glass windows since they would have frosted over. 

UV and IR Windows and Lenses, Detector and Pressure Cells, Photodiodes, Bar Code Readers:
Sapphire’s unique characteristics also make it the perfect material to use in windows, lenses, detector and pressure cells, photodiodes, and barcode readers in a wide range of industries. Sapphire lenses and windows have high UV and IR transmission rates, ideal for UV and IR cameras that are used in security and industrial applications. Photodiodes and Detector cells also use sapphire since the material's unique property allows it to generate and detect photons with high efficiency.

Sapphire windows’ unique properties make it the ideal material for applications in industries where standard glass would not suffice. From high-temperature environments in industrial and medical OEMs to harsh environments in cryogenic viewports, sapphire windows have many applications. The sapphire window's versatility is not limited to these industries as its use is also prevalent in life sciences, lasers, semiconductors, and analytical instruments. If you are in need of sapphire windows, please feel free to contact us at Tel: 0086-137-7601-7418 or E-mail: sales@jjprecisionparts.com. We take pride in providing quality products and the best services.

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