Custom Glass Tube Stems

Richland manufactures glass stems to the most demanding quality standards. Using combinations of the latest automated technology and master craftsmanship Richland Glass supplies customers with a wide variety of custom glass stems.

We can accommodate your requirements, from prototype to production quantities.

Each stem is visually inspected using a microscope to insure exceptional quality. Parts can be helium leak checked to 10 -8 to verify years of trouble free operation.

Common Material used in Richland Glass Stems and Tube Bases:

  • Kovar – Hard Glass
  • Tungsten
  • Sylvania # 4 – Soft Glass
  • Kulgrid
  • Carpenter 426

Applications include:

  • Photo-Multiplier Tube (PMT)
  • X-Ray tubes
  • Lasers
  • Cathode Ray tubes CRT
  • Specialty lighting and light sources
  • Special purpose tubes
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