Microbas is expert in the precision machining and lapping of Zerodur, CLEARCERAM-Z and other glass ceramics.
Geared up for the challenge
Microbas continuously produces a wide range of parts in glass ceramics and optical glass for a diverse range of customers. Small parts to large products with 4m² surface area in Zerodur have been machined and lapped at Microbas. We have not only developed methods of handling glass ceramics and other sensitive materials, but we also have machines specially equipped with features which minimize the wear from chips and powder from Zerodur and other glass ceramics. Furthermore, we also have full 5-axis milling machines with ultrasonic function specially made for machining optical materials.
Microbas machines glass ceramics such as Zerodur, CLEARCERAM-Z, Sital, ULE, Macor and a variety of optical glass materials including Calcium Flouride and Fused Silica with optimal economy and part quality. We work with world leading partners for polishing and coatings to meet the most demanding optical requirements.