Heraeus Conamic Brands and Material Grades

Making use of all established raw materials and processes in the production of quartz and fused silica, Heraeus enables customers to use specific materials tailored to their particular needs.

Combining advanced knowledge in raw materials and production technology allows Heraeus to provide almost unlimited possibilities in the development of new material grades and qualities with specific properties to match the customers' application.

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Brands and Material Grades for Key Markets

Material Grade Application Features
HOQ® 310 Optical elements basic optic grade, higher viscosity
Infrasil® 301 / Infrasil® 302 Near IR applications basic IR grade, higher viscosity, homogenized in functional direction (302) or all directions (301)
Nerasil® Mirror substrates, beam dump, cuvettes highly absorbent fused quartz
Spectrosil 2000 UV + VIS applications basic UV grade, improved UV damage resistance
Suprasil® 1 / Suprasil® 2 ArF/KrF Eximer grades best damage resistance to UV light (Excimer lasers)
Suprasil® 1 / Suprasil® 2A UV applications improved UV stabiliy, homogenized in functional direction (2A) or all directions (1)
Suprasil® 2B UV + VIS applications basic UV grade
Suprasil® 300 IR applications extremely low OH content, basic synthetic grade for IR
Suprasil® 3001 / Suprasil® 3002 all IR applications, e.g. IR laser, laser material processing, low absorption IR applications extremely low OH content, homogenized in functional direction (3002) or all directions (3001)
Suprasil® 311 / Suprasil® 312 UV + VIS Applications basic UV grade, synthetic grade homogenized in functional direction (312) or all directions (311)
Suprasil® 313 Laser debris shield, fused silica optics with standard specifications cost efficient basic grade
Suprasil® UVL UV applications damage resistance to UV light

Material Grade Production Type Application Feature
HSQ® 100 Electric Industrial High thermal stability, cost-efficient solution due to single step electrical fusion process, high chemical purity
HSQ® 300
Electric Semiconductor, solar and industrial High thermal stability, very high chemical purity, low bubble and inclusion content
HSQ® 330 (S)
Electric High- and super-high purity semiconductor High thermal stability, very high chemical purity especially with tighter limits for alkaline and metal contaminations, low bubble and inclusion content
HSQ® 400
Electric Industrial, solar, semiconductor Very high thermal stability due to chemical stabilization layer, high chemical purity, low bubble and inclusion content
HSQ® 700
Electric Semiconductor, industrial High thermal stability, very high chemical purity especially low concentration of alkaline metals, low bubble and inclusion content
TSC®-3N Flame Semiconductor, especially suitable for etch systems Very low bubble and inclusion content, cost-efficient solution due to high volume flame fusion process, high chemical purity
TSC®-3 Flame Semiconductor, especially for etch systems Very low bubble and inclusion content, very high chemical purity, also available in large geometries
TSC®-4 Flame Semiconductor, especially for etch systems Very low bubble and inclusion content, very high chemical purity especially low aluminum and low alkaline content, also available in large geometries
OM® 100
Sintered Semiconductor, industrial, solar High heat reflection, very high chemical purity, superior surface finish
HBQ® 100 Sintered Semiconductor, solar, industrial High thermal and optical absorption, very high chemical purity, high thermal emissivity
HSQ®-T Synthetic Leading edge semiconductor applications Outstanding synthetic grade chemical purity, most elements below detection limit, available in different geometries
TSC®-T Synthetic Leading edge semiconductor applications, especially for etch systems Outstanding synthetic grade chemical purity, virtually zero bubble and inclusion free, selected geometries available in large volume
Neonyx® OM Synthetic Leading edge semiconductor applications Outstanding synthetic grade chemical purity, increased thermal reflection properties, also available in near net shape geometries
HSQ® 900 Synthetic Leading edge semiconductor applications Outstanding synthetic grade chemical purity, almost bubble and inclusion free, available in different geometries
Spectrosil® 1000 Synthetic Leading edge semiconductor applications Outstanding synthetic grade chemical purity, almost bubble and inclusion free, also available as large ingot material

Material Grade Production Type Application Feature Lamp Type
HLQ® 200 Electric infra red processing, UV curing, UV disinfection, projection lamps for SC and LCD stepper clear fused, low OH < 1 ppm available infra red lamps, low and medium pressure UV lamps, sleeves, metal halide lamps
HLQ® 210 Electric laser excitation, beauty and medical
high quality lamps
clear fused, low OH < 1 ppm available, low bubble content, high homogeneity long arc cw and pulsed lamps,
demanding short arc lamps
HLQ® 270 Electric lamps for digital projection,
stage and studio, cinema
clear fused, low OH < 1 ppm available, high homogeneity, low alkaline content, high recrystallisation resistance high and ultra-high pressure short arc lamps, demanding metal halide lamps, demanding cw and pulsed long arc lamps
HLQ® 235 Electric UV disinfection, projection lamps for SC and LCD stepper doped, ozone-free*,
low OH < 1 ppm available
ozon-free low and medium pressure UV lamps, short arc lamps
HLQ® 250 Electric UV tanning doped, ozone-free*,
low OH < 1 ppm available
FDA conform ozone-free lamps
HLQ® 382 Electric excitation lamps e.g. for laser fusion doped, uv-free** long arc lamps
Heralux® plus / vuv Flame UV curing, UV applications,
laser excitation
clear fused, almost free of bubbles, good UV transmission, high resitance to UV radiation medium pressure UV lamps, long arc lamps
M215 / M235 Flame projection lamps for SC and LCD stepper doped, ozone-free*, free of striae ozone-free short arc lamps
M 235 plus Flame projection lamps for SC and LCD stepper, laser exication, medical doped, ozone-free*, high homogeneity, free of striae high intense ozone-free short arc lamps
ozone-free long arc lamps
M 382 plus Flame laser excitation, beauty and medical doped, uv-free**, high homogeneity, free of striae long arc cw and pulsed lamps,
intense pulsed lamps
Suprasil® 030 Synthetic disinfection and purification high purity, high UV transmission medium pressure lamps for deep UV, long life-sleeves for deep UV
Suprasil® 130 Synthetic ozone generation, grease destruction, disinfection and purification, production of ultra pure water high purity, high UV transmission, high resistance to short-wave UV radiation 185 nm low pressure lamps,
medium pressure lamps for deep UV
Suprasil® 300 Synthetic spectroscopy, broad band optical applications highest purity, OH < 1 ppm, free of bubbles, highest transmission from UV to IR spectral range deuterium lamps, high intense mircro-wave lamps
Suprasil® 310 Synthetic surface cleaning in SC and LCD processing, photochemical vapour deposition, surface activation, photochemistry highest purity, free of bubbles, highest UV transmission, resistant to short- wave UV radiation 172 nm Xe-excimer lamps,
very demanding long arc lamps
Spectrosil® 2000 Synthetic highest intense VUV lamps highest purity, free of bubbles, highest UV transmission, resistant to short- wave UV radiation highest intense UV-C short arc lamps
Purasil® Synthetic disinfection and purification high purity, high UV transmission long life-sleeves for deep UV
Purasil® XP Synthetic disinfection and purification high purity, high UV transmission, high
resistance to short-wave UV radiation
longest life-sleeves for deep UV

* (Wavelengths, where ozone forms are absorbed)
** (UV wavelengths are absorbed)

Fluosil® is the well know brand for purity, reliably and quality in the field of specialty fibers for high power, scientific or medical applications over decades.

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Brands and Material Grades A to Z

Fluosil®

Well know brand for purity, reliably and quality in the field of optical fibers.

HBQ®

A unique black opaque quartz glass composite for semiconductor applications.

Heralux®

For long lasting and robust technical lamp applications.

HLQ®

The basic grade for high-efficiency technical lamps.

HOQ®

A traditional base grade for not too demanding optical applications in the visual and near infrared spectral range.

HSQ®

The full portfolio material for semiconductor applications.

Infrasil®

Natural fused quartz for optical applications in the near infrared.

Neonyx®

The new synthetic quartz standard for semiconductor manufacturing.

Nerasil®

High performance black fused silica for optical applications.

OM®

High purity opaque quartz glass for semiconductor manufacturing.

Purasil® V

Longlasting efficient synthetic fused silica for UV water and air treatment.

Spectrosil®

Bubble free and high purity fused silica with a broad range of applications.

Suprasil®

High purity synthetic fused silica for applications in the photonics area.

TSC®

The solution for lowest bubble and inclusion requirements for semiconductor applications.

Vitreosil®

The umbrella brand for all natural fused quartz grades for optical and lamp applications. Vitreosil® stands fo high quality fused quartz products since 1899.