How Teamwork Helps IRD Glass and Its Clients

How Teamwork Helps IRD Glass and Its Clients

Teamwork is a vital part of any business or organization. With a solid dedicated team, you can work better with colleagues and managers, as well as clients. Teamwork within the organization provides repeatable quality precision processes and superior customer service...
Swiss Machining for Medical Implant Devices

Swiss Machining for Medical Implant Devices

When people think about Swiss machining, they often think of Swiss watches. Indeed, this is where the origins of Swiss machining began. Watchmakers in Switzerland in the late 1800s wanted to manufacture more precision components for watches. Pocket watches were...
An Overview of Silicon Carbide: Part I

An Overview of Silicon Carbide: Part I

There are many types of ceramics used in multiple applications. One of these ceramics is silicon carbide (SiC), which is commonly listed as a technical ceramic. All ceramics fall under the umbrella of “inorganic solids,” and technical ceramics have the highest...
Medical Glass: Implantable Medical Devices

Medical Glass: Implantable Medical Devices

There are always innovations in the world of optics and medical glass. A fairly recent innovation is laser-based glass micro bonding technology. This technique is exceptional because it requires no heat or other materials to bond. This fairly new process is used for...
Endoscopy: Components and Procedures

Endoscopy: Components and Procedures

An endoscopy is a safe and non-invasive outpatient procedure that checks for gastrointestinal disorders of the throat, esophagus, and duodenum (the upper part of the small intestine). The endoscope itself is a long, flexible tube with a probe and a tiny camera at the...
What Are Directed Energy Lasers?

What Are Directed Energy Lasers?

Some advances in optic components have recently emerged from the laboratory, ready to be used in practical applications. For example, high-power lasers can be an important factor in war and weaponry. In fact, in December 2021, the US Navy ran testing with laser drones...