Capillary Tube Supplies Ltd
Rose Cottage, Withielgoose, Withiel, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 5NW, United Kingdom.

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Glass Specification

Glass Specification

Properties of all three types are shown to allow comparison and to confirm that the correct glass is being chosen for the application.

Linear absorption coefficient µ in cm ¯¹

RadiationSpecial GlassBorosilicate GlassQuartz Glass
µ CuK Radiation110.071.075.8
µ MoK Radiation11.97.358.2

Errors in measurement:
       CuK L-Radiation - 0.6%
       MoK L-Radiation - 1.0%

Softening Temperature

Special GlassBorosilicate GlassQuartz Glass
708 ºC815 ºC1730 ºC