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Season Greetings from Torr Scientific

Season Greetings from Torr Scientific

The staff of Torr Scientific would like to thank you for your support and custom during the whole year and are looking forward to working with you in 2021!We wish you a Merry Christmas and a successful, Happy New Year! Please note that our office is closed from 1:00pm...

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Plasmaquest

Plasmaquest

Torr Scientific were recently very pleased to help out our friends in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences at University of Surrey with some coating metrology. As part of a research project supervised by Dr Mark Baker, Reader in Surface Science and...

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Paul Roby Promoted

Paul Roby Promoted

Torr Scientific is proud to announce the recent promotion of Paul Roby to his new role of Production Manager. Paul has been with the company since 2018 working primarily as our Quality and Supply Chain Manager.

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Brexit finally happens on 1st January 2021

Brexit finally happens on 1st January 2021

This is the last Torr newsletter before Great Britain exits the EU, at the time of writing no formal agreement regarding trading terms had been agreed, so it is difficult to be specific. Whatever the outcome of Brexit, Torr Scientific will work and adapt to achieve...

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Ultra-thin Optical diamond viewport supplied to MaxIV

Ultra-thin Optical diamond viewport supplied to MaxIV

Torr Scientific recently delivered a very thin optical quality diamond viewport to MAXIV in Lund, Sweden.The diamond is 100um thick and has a clear view diameter of 4mm, it is vacuum brazed into a custom 316LN DN40CF flange.It will be installed between the...

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Rubidium Dosing Cell

Rubidium Dosing Cell

The attached picture shows a rubidium vacuum cell that was recently manufactured in the glass shop at Torr scientific. It is shown in the upside down position.Once the cell is placed under vacuum, a small steel bar (which lives in the small side port) will be moved...

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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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