If you’re entering this market, you may be investigating the two types of systems available: stainless steel and Teflon/glass. Comparing the 2 systems is a fairly hefty subject, so here’s my quick tip: A good way to ensure high yields and reproducibility is to initially select the system that best meets your needs. A good resource is my in-depth article, which looks at the pros and cons of the two types of MCVD gas delivery systems. If you’d like more insight, I encourage you to call me. We can delve into the details and identify the system that supports your design goals. Read more: “Comparing the 2 types of MCVD Gas Delivery Systems.”

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