Polarimetry

Address: 180 South Hillview Drive, Milpitas, CA 95035, USA
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Precision Fiber Products, Inc. (PFP) is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of high quality fiber optic products. Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California (USA). Along with our European location in the United Kingdom (UK) PFP is dedicated to continued global product distribution and educational development in the fiber optics market.
PFP has developed an on-line shopping site to meet the demands of all fiber and inter-connect segments of industry. Our key markets include: Telecommunications, Medical Research Laboratories and Equipment Manufacturers, Government Facilities, even to supplying key components to the largest fiber network in the world. We have designed our site to meet the fiber optic supply needs of the field technician, in-plant assembly technician, Optical Engineer and Scientist.
Our expertise in the field of optical engineering makes PFP a great resource and more than an online store. We offer technical support along with custom product design to meet your optical design needs. As an example, our engineering group has designed a Polarization Maintaining (PM) Connector that has become an industry standard for its flexibility and consistency and is used in fiber optic networks throughout the world.
Along with our own brand of products our partners include manufactures like AFL Telecommunications, 3M, Miller Tools, Ideal Tools, US Connec, Nufern, Fujikura and others.
We are proud of key features to our site that we have developed for the convenience of our customers. For instance, we have designed an online custom patch cord/cable configurator with enough detail so anyone can order, at anytime. Always accessible for those working abroad or into the late hours of the night who need to get finished product ready to install without waiting for regular business hours to discuss requirements with technician.

Business Website Address: http://www.precisionfiberproducts.com/
Address: 2301 Federal Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90064, USA
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PTC® Instruments manufactures, calibrates and certifies the following test instruments:

Durometers- for testing the hardness of various plastics & rubber.
Data Loggers- for testing humidity, temperature, pressure, pH, voltage and shock.
Steel Hardness- Testers- measures the hardness of metals in the range of 20 to 65 HRC.
Surface Thermometers- a full selection of types and temperature ranges for any application.
Recording Thermometers- records temperature versus time with both accuracy and reliability.
Pyrometer Kits- temperature measurement of furnaces, kilns, ovens, etc.
Brinell Microscopes- a hand held portable reader and compatible with all Brinell type machines.
Polariscopes- for determining strain patterns developed during fabrication & manufacturing of glass.

Business Website Address: http://ptc1.com
Address: 55 Newburgh Road, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, USA
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Rudolph Research Analytical manufactures automatic, digital, bench-top Refractometers, Polarimeters and Density Meters for a wide variety of industries. With over 5,000 laboratory instruments installed in demanding applications worldwide and thousands still in use that were manufactured in the 70s, 80s, and 90s, Rudolph has established itself as a premier vendor well known for its quality, reliability, and is NVLAP certified. Rudolph has also consistently set the pace for innovative design and features that bring new and important functionality to its market leading line of refractometers. Our service and responsiveness come from a deep commitment to serving our customers with integrity, quality and innovation that we have maintained for over 50 years. Please read one of our customer testimonials.

Products include:
Laboratory Instruments
Refractometers
Polarimeters
Density Meters

Business Website Address: http://rudolphresearch.com
Address: 108 W. Montgomery Ave., North Wales, PA 19454, USA
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Strainoptics is the world’s leading manufacturer of non-contact, non-destructive stress measurement instrumentation to the glass and plastics industries.
In addition to the internationally recognized GASP® surface polarimeter, our product line encompasses a complete range of instruments, from simple strain viewers and polarimeter systems to specialized on-line and off-line equipment for measuring stress and other optical properties in a wide range of materials, including:
Float Glass
Architectural Glass
Automotive Glass
Electronic Glass
Container Glass
Optical/scientific Glass
Molded Products
Medical Packaging & Devices

Plastic Applications:
Strain Viewers
Polarimeters
Automated Birefringence Measurement Systems

Our test methods and instruments may be used with almost any transparent or translucent materials (generally a minimum of 25% transmissivity is required). Here are a few of the applications where our equipment has been successfully used to measure residual stress and/or birefringence:
Ceramics
Quartz
BaF2 and other crystalline materials
Fiber optic preforms
Special glass compositions

Business Website Address: www.strainoptics.com
Address: 231 CJC Hwy, Suite 103, Cohasset, MA 02025, USA
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Topac is a distributor of a broad range of scientific, industrial and process control instrumentation.
Topac provides applications support, calibration and maintenance service for instruments and equipment in the following categories:

Modified Atmosphere Packaging
Polarimeters
Refractometers
Temperature/Humidity
Electrochemistry
Biosciences
General Laboratory
Mechanical Testing
Medical Laboratory
Gas Monitors/Analyzers
Air
Water Testing
Fire &Smoke
Sound
Forms

Business Website Address: www.topac.com
Address: 3600 S. Congress Avenue, Unit J, Boynton Beach, FL 33426, USA
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Tower Optical Corporation is a premier manufacturer of high quality precision optics. Its stock and build to print custom products are used in leading edge photonics technology, electro-optics, lasers, telecommunications, medical instruments, optical imaging and optical computing. Products include, but are not limited to, crystal quartz waveplates and achromatic waveplates (retarders), lenses, prisms, beamsplitters, windows, mirrors, and assemblies.
Founded in 1978, Tower has operated under its present ownership since 1997. Its customers represent a broad variety of companies and industries including aerospace, government labs, industrial, medical, university researchers and key U.S. Department of Defense contractors. Tower is registered with the U.S. State Department for ITAR export licenses.
Technical Capabilities:
Surface Grinding, Edging, Grinding, Beveling and Generating Lapping/Fine Grinding – Fixed and Loose Abrasive Polishing – Spindle, Planetary, 2 Angstroms RMS, Double sided Polishing, Slicing, Dicing and Slotting.
Testing: Phase Measuring Interferometry, Laser Sensor Technology for sub-micron precision measurements, Non-Contact Video Microscope for dimensional measurements, Laser Damage, Retardation (polarization), Spectrophotometry and Environmental Testing
Coatings: Anti-Reflection, Reflective, Partial Reflective High Laser Damage; Beamsplitter and Filter Coatings: Dichroic; Metal Coatings: Aluminum (protected and enhanced), Silver and Gold; Broadband and Narrow Band Dichroic coatings for UV, VIS, NIR and IR; Wavelength Range: 193 nm to 10.6 microns
Optical Materials: NBK7,H-K9L,Fused Silica (UV and NIR), Crystal Quartz, Lead-free, RoHs compliant optical glass (many types), CaF2, MgF2, Zerodur, Sapphire, Ge, Si, SiC, All Commercially available Optical materials.

Business Website Address: http://www.toweroptical.com/
Address: 13600 NE 126th Place, Suite A, Kirkland, WA 98034-8720, USA
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Since the start of our company in 1981, our business model has always been to sell the products we design, develop, and import from our overseas factories only through our worldwide network of dealers. We greatly respect the dynamics of the distribution network; this is why we’ve never changed. Our dealers always feel confident that any contact we may have with end-users (i.e. application discussions, technical assistance, drop shipments, etc.) will never result in us selling direct. This bond of trust we share with our dealers allows us to truly work together as a team. That being said, listed below are the other key elements you can always continue to expect from us:
With our many, many years of experience and expertise in the scientific products industry, we are able to provide you with the best value in laboratory equipment and accessories currently available. Our wide product lines cover a large percentage of the items which are used in most labs.
Whether your questions are related to technical specifications, scientific applications as they relate to our products, shipping methods, the status of an order, etc. — our top-rated customer service team will assist you to complete satisfaction.
In the internet age, speed is everything. We keep a very large inventory in our Kirkland, WA warehouse, so most orders ship the same day we receive them. If the item is in stock, it will always ship within 3 business days. Also, all orders are double-checked and professionally packed with care. You can be assured that your shipment will arrive at your facility as ordered. We also drop ship with no additional charges.
Products include:
Glassware
General Equipment
Hydrometers
Microscopes
Polarimeters
Porcelain
Refractometers
Thermometers

Business Website Address: www.veegee.com