NuSil Technology has announced - through its Lightspan brand - a line of index-matching materials designed for harsh environments. LS-5238-10 is an optical fluid composed of chemically inert synthetic polymers. Typical applications include projection display components, metrology fluids and testing and troubleshooting. LS-3238 is an ultra-clear encapsulation gel composed of a cross-linkable synthetic polymer fluid designed to protect sensitive photonics and electro-optics from dust, moisture, and mechanical vibration. Typical applications include light pipe cladding, encapsulation and fuel-resistant sealing. These products are designed to address the needs of performance-driven applications and offer photonics customers choices for index-matching applications requiring potting, encapsulating, and fuel-resistant sealing.

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