A line of UV cell windows offered in sapphire and single crystal quartz for OEM and replacement applications in Beckman and other popular centrifuges is available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.
Meller Centrifuge Cell Windows measure 19.03 mm dia. â€šÃ‚Â±0.03 mm by 0.5 mm thick â€šÃ‚Â±0.10 mm and are scribed on their edges with the projection of the optic axis to assist with proper alignment. Offered in sapphire to resist chemicals and scratching or single crystal quartz for less demanding requirements, they are suited for OEM and replacement applications.
Allowing users to view cell contents in a centrifuge, Meller Centrifuge Cell Windows are available wedged one or two degrees and plano, and the chamfers are 0.20/0 mm/0.50 mm x 45 degrees to two places. Surface finishes are 30-5 for the sapphire windows and 10-5 for the single crystal quartz within a central clear aperture of 16.00 mm.
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