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Torr Camping Weekend

Torr Camping Weekend

Torr Scientific staff, together with their family members spent the weekend braving the best of the British weather in a (socially-distanced!) camping trip. Activities included archery, the traditional "walk to the pub" and a fiery curry cook-off. Despite some heavy...

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Viewport Shutters

Viewport Shutters

In addition to offering viewports, Torr Scientific has a range of viewport shutters. Designed to be mounted between the viewport and the chamber flange, the shutter has a flap that can be rotated to cover the vacuum face of the viewport optic. This will protect the...

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Brewster Windows

Brewster Windows

A Brewster window is an optic placed in the path of an optical beam at a special angle, this angle allows p-polarised light to enter and exit the window almost without any transmission losses. Any s-polarised light is reflected and this produces a fully polarised...

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Microspike Biosensor Coating

Microspike Biosensor Coating

Microspike biosensors are minimally invasive sensors which can be used to measure metabolites, biomarkers and drugs in the interstitial fluid. The microspike substrate material is polycarbonate. The metallic electrodes can be functionalised with a variety of coatings....

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Indium Tin Oxide

Indium Tin Oxide

Indium tin oxide (ITO) is an unusual material: it can be both electrically conductive and optically transparent. Depending on the oxygen content, it can either be described as a ceramic or an alloy. In vacuum applications, ITO is applied to optical components to allow...

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SolidWorks Chambers

SolidWorks Chambers

Here at Torr Scientific we can create custom quantum chambers for our customers using our SolidWorks ® 3D CAD system. Custom coated anti-reflective optics can be incorporated into the body of the chamber. The chamber and the optics are then all manufactured under one...

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Delay Line and Neutron Detectors

Delay Line and Neutron Detectors

Torr Scientific is the UK distributor of Delay Line Detectors, Neutron Detectors and fast electronics manufactured by Surface Concept in Germany for high-tech picosecond detection solutions. The product range has been developed by several experienced physicists in...

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Torr’s Dave Stupple Awarded His EngD

Torr’s Dave Stupple Awarded His EngD

We’d like to offer congratulations to Torr's Science Advisor – Mr. Dave Stupple - who's just become Dr. David Stupple. Dave is now a Doctor of Engineering in the field of Micro- and Nano-materials and Technologies awarded by the University of Surrey. As part of his...

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Anti-Reflective Coatings at Torr Scientific

Anti-Reflective Coatings at Torr Scientific

Anti-reflective (AR) coatings are used to reduce the losses due to reflection as a beam of light passes through an optical material.  This may be visible light, UV, or IR, all of which are parts of the spectrum of electromagnetic radiation. Losses are caused by both...

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X-Ray Anodes

X-Ray Anodes

Torr Scientific has been manufacturing and refurbishing X-ray anodes for 22 years. We can manufacture from scratch from the customer’s drawing, or we can refurbish or repair to restore an anode to its original condition, if not better. Our engineers can design an...

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Diamond Viewport Installed at MAX IV

Diamond Viewport Installed at MAX IV

Torr Scientific Optical Diamond Viewport installed at MAX IV in Lund, Sweden. Torr recently supplied an optical quality diamond viewport to The Technical University of Denmark. This viewport is currently being installed on the DanMAX materials science beamline at the...

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New CNC Mill & Lathe

New CNC Mill & Lathe

New Machines purchased by Torr. Torr have just taken delivery of a new MDM-100 mill and MDL-1800 lathe from Mach Machine Tools. Both machines are capable of being operated in CNC mode (Computer Numerically Controlled) as well as manually. This will give us great...

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