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Controlled atmosphere glass melting port glove box

controlled atmosphere glass melting port glove box integrated with melting and annealing tube furnaces platinum liner and stand

Fabrication step: Optics and photonics
Function: Optic fibre fabrication
Location: University of Adelaide
Purpose: melting and anealing of soft glass and preforms in controlled atmosphere
Material systems: soft glass
Node: Materials
Scale/volume: glass melt volume up to 100mL preform size up to 50mm dia x 25mm length 1 2 melts per week
Specifications/resolution: glass melting temperature up to 850oC annealing temperature up to 400oC