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Custom Fabrication
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Materials

  • Single Crystal Quartz
  • Langasite (LGS), Langatate (LGT)
  • Lead Zirconate Titanate (PZT)
  • For custom fabrication inquiries – Please contact the factory
Photo of different cuts of Quartz and Chunks of Quartz

Transducer Blanks

Applications: Pressure transducers, accelerometers

Outer Diameter: 0.1 to 1 inches
Inner Diameter: 0.05 to 0.5 inches
Thickness: 0.01 to 0.1 inches

Blank or Plated:
See metallization options under capabilities section

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Custom Machined Quartz

Applications: Industrial, Optical

Quartz Cut: Z, AT, SC, other

Square: 0.1 to 1 inches
Rounded: 0.1 to 1 inches
Thickness: 0.1 to 1 inches

Marking: Relevant Axis marked or identified as req'd by graphite, Aluminum, notching, or laser

Surface finish: Lapped, polished, or etched as required

Material: Inclusion free, optical grade quartz available

 

Quartz Resonator Blanks

Applications: OCXO, TCXO, Filters, Space Oscillators, Temp Sensors

Quartz Cut: AT, SC, IT, AC, Y–Cut, other

Swept Quartz Available:

  • Grown and swept in USA
  • Fully traceable to Autoclave run
  • Inspection in accordance with MIL–PRF–3098 or ESA–3501 standards

Diameter: 0.2 to 0.6 inches
Fundamental: 1 to 35 MHz
3rd OT: 3 to 120 MHz
5th OT: 5 to 160 MHz

Geometries:
Plano–Plano
Plano–Convex
Contour diopter: 0.25 to 20 (radius of curvature 2100-26mm)
Bi–Convex

Edge Bevel: Top and/or Bottom as specified

Flats: Primary/Secondary flats as specified

Surface finish: Lapped, Polished, Etched as req'd

Blank or Plated

Photo of our Quartz Resonator Blanks with measurements

High Temperature Blanks

Applications: Down–Hole reference frequency/timing, Geothermal, Aviation

Operation up to 230°C

Blank design assistance available

Quartz Cut: AT, SC, IT, AC

Geometries & Frequencies as above

Specialized metal films available for High Temp Applications

Photo of our IT-cut Temp Curves plot

Fabrication and Metrology Capabilities

Process Capabilities:
Slurry SAWs
4–Way Lapping
1–Micron Polishing
Centerless Grinding
Surface Grinding
Contouring
Quartz Etching
Ultra–Sonic Machining
Core Drilling
CNC Rounding
Deposited Films Available:
Chromium, Nickel, Aluminum, Gold, Silver, Tantalum, Diamond–like Carbon, others upon request

Metrology Tools:
Laser contour measurement
Contour concentricity
ID/OD measurement
X–Ray (quartz angle sorting)
Quartz Axis Polarity Identification

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