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Metallized Sapphire Windows

Metalized sapphire windows can better withstand the harshness of today’s more aggressive autoclaves, as well as chemical and plasma sanitation systems.

Manufactured in the USA
Manufactured in the USA

Metallized Sapphire Window Examples

What are Metallized Sapphire Windows?

The purpose of a metallized sapphire window is to allow the optic to be soldered or brazed into place within a metal housing. Metalized, or solderable sapphire windows are commonly used in endoscopes and other hermetic brazing applications. Order your endoscopic replacement windows from Guild Optical Associates today.

Solderable Sapphire Windows In Stock

  • Common endoscopic sizes are usually in stock and ready for shipment. Call for availability.
  • Guild Optical Associates is an in house manufacturer of Solderable Sapphire Windows and can offer pricing direct to the customer in price break quantities starting at 10 pieces.
  • Over 59 common sizes in stock including ovals, all checked by our strict QA system.
  • Guild Optics can provide nearly any size metalized sapphire window.
  • Our Sapphire endoscope replacement windows have passed private Autoclave and Sterrad® testing.

Our Metallized Sapphire Windows were featured in Laser Focus World.

Medical Optics and solderable sapphire windows by Guild Optics

Click to see the Properties of Sapphire »

Diameter: From 1 mm (.039”) to 355 mm (14”) in any optical axis
Thickness: Varies by Diameter but can be sub millimeter and up
Metallization:  Durable stack with a nickel plate that can be brazed or soldered to
Surface Quality: Down to 10/5 Scratch/Dig
Common Use: Most commonly used as replacement endoscope windows, but the possibilities are endless
Quantities: From singles to full large scale production runs
Hermetic Seal The soldered or brazed bond is very strong and hermetic

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For a quote on your custom requirements please send us your drawing or specification.