Wafering, sawing and cutting of crystals and glass by Valley

Low Kerf Crystal and Glass Wafering

Wafering of crystals and glass by I.D. saw technology was originally developed twenty-five years ago by Valley Design. Thin blades and expert knowledge allow us better yields.  The more expensive the material, the more you need Valley Design.

Valley Design Corp. has recently expanded their wafering capabilities to include Crystals and glasses such as Quartz, Fused Silica, Fused Quartz, Silicon, infrared materials like ZnSe, ZnS, and Germanium, along with numerous other materials.

The best yields and tightest tolerances are achieved using I.D. diamond sawing technology. By maintaining kerf loss as low as .011", more pieces per inch of material are yielded, an important consideration when dealing with expensive materials. Other techniques are used on harder materials where the I.D. technology is not suitable.










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Valley Design East
Phoenix Park Business Center
2 Shaker Road, Bldg. E-001
Shirley, MA 01464
Phone: (978) 425-3030
Fax: 978.425.3031

Valley Design
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 
Phone: (831) 420-0595 
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