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Welcome to Torr Scientific

We are specialists in UHV, optical and X-ray components

Please check out our catalogue for more information about our products

Supplier of Vacuum Components

Torr Scientific Limited is an innovative UK based company that brings together a unique range of expertise, skills and equipment from the fields of thin film vacuum coating, vacuum instrumentation and electron-optics, to service the world’s leading scientific research institutions, universities and OEM manufacturers of industrial and medical testing equipment. We provide international shipping worldwide. We have sales agents in Australia, New-Zealand, Canada and US, distributors in Brazil – South America, Mexico – Central America, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Romania – EU, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan and Turkey – Asia.

The company manufactures, repairs and refurbishes X-ray anodes, lead-free UHV viewports and processes anti-reflective coatings. Torr Scientific was established in 1998 and the employees of the company have many years of experience in the UHV and Electron-Optical industries.

High quality components and instrumentation are manufactured in cleanroom conditions and facilities include vacuum furnaces, TIG welding, helium leak testing, e-beam and sputter coating systems, a glass shop and high-end optical test equipment.

Please browse this website for further details about Torr Scientific’s large range of UHV viewports, custom and standard anti-reflective coatings in-house and X-ray & Electron Optical components.

Product Divisions

We are excited to announce a new collaboration which has successfully been awarded funding from the UK’s national innovation agency Innovate UK! Our project, QTEAM: Quantum Technologies Enabled by Additive Manufacturing, will demonstrate the use of Additive Manufacturing to produce lightweight and power-efficient space gravimeters that use quantum properties to provide highly accurate measurements of variations in gravity.

 

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Free Wall Charts

Free Wall Charts

Torr have recently updated their two A1 sized posters, these updates include a refreshed look and more information. The transmission curve poster now has actual material scans for the 9 commonly used optical materials. These scans were taken on our Cary 5000...

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New 3D Printer

New 3D Printer

Torr recently purchased a new 3D printer to complement our existing 3D printer. This new printer has better performance with the TPU material (thermoplastic polyurethane). We print a lot of parts in TPU so this was an easy choice for us to make, it will increase our...

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KRS-5 Bonded Window

KRS-5 Bonded Window

Torr recently manufactured a bonded KRS-5 viewport for one of our customers. KRS-5 is the short name for thallium bromo-iodide (TlBr42I58), it is one of the family of thallium halides.   The KRS prefix is an abbreviation of "Kristalle aus dem Schmelz-fluss", (crystals...

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Exhibition Review – Quantum Showcase

Exhibition Review – Quantum Showcase

This year’s UK National Quantum Technologies Showcase took place at the Business Design Centre in London on 02/11/2023. The event was open to industry titans as well newly established start-ups, academia, investors, and government representatives. We all had one...

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Ion Optics

Ion Optics

Keeping a beady ion optics simulations With the demise of the cathode ray tube (CRT, as used in old-style fat televisions), electrons and ions are not as apparent in a typical home as they once were. Electrons are tiny sub-atomic particles that carry a negative...

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Merry Christmas from Torr

Merry Christmas from Torr

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 2024! We wish you a merry Christmas and a successful, happy New Year! Please note that our office is closed from...

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