|5/4/2009||Laser Handpiece Windows Made From Sapphire For Enhanced Durability|
|A line of OEM and replacement sapphire windows for ER:YAG, HO:YAG, and Alexandrite laser handpieces that are in frequent contact with skin are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.
Meller Sapphire Windows for ER:YAG, HO:YAG, and Alexandrite laser hand-pieces are durable and cleanable, making them ideal where frequent skin contact and cleaning are required. Available in a full range of standard and custom sizes, sapphire windows transmit up to 85% uncoated and can be coated to enhance transmission up to >99%, depending upon thickness.
Eliminating absorption at 2.94 Ám, Meller Sapphire Windows are capable of transmitting from the UV through 4.7 Ám. Extremely durable and chemically inert, they feature Moh 9 hardness (second to diamond), flatness to 1/10th wave, parallelism to 2 arc-sec., and surface finishes to <0.5 nm. Custom fabrication can include wedges, mounting holes, steps and other features.
Meller Sapphire Windows are priced according to size, configuration, and quantity. Price quotations are available upon request and delivery is within 24-hours on standard parts.