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Acktar Light Absorbent Foil eliminates light reflectance

Spectral absorbance of 99.99%
7/29/2014, Barrington, NJ USA   —

Edmund Optics® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, introduces Acktar Light Absorbent Foil. The foil is used to eliminate light reflectance in applications where the direct coating of parts is not practical, including optical packaging, laser devices and platforms, infrared (IR) systems or passive thermal control.

High emissivity with low reflectance

Acktar Light Absorbent Foil features a spectral absorbance of 99.99% and provides extremely wide band performance from the ultraviolet (UV) to the IR for excellent versatility. The RoHS compliant material features high emissivity with low reflectance, low outgassing and offers compatibility with class 1 cleanrooms.

Adhesive back mounts to a wide range of surfaces

Acktar Light Absorbent Foil is available in pre-cut patterns or large sheets, up to 200 x 600 mm, which are ideal for custom patterns. An adhesive back provides for easy mounting to a wide assortment of surfaces. Coating varieties include Metal Velvet™ and Spectral Black™, which both use a foil substrate, Fractal Black™, with a stainless steel substrate, and Magic Black™ with an aluminum plate substrate. A Light Absorbing Foil Sample Kit includes all four coating types. A Metal Velvet™ Stray Light Control Kit includes nine sheet sizes for outstanding flexibility. Acktar Light Absorbent Foil is in-stock and available for immediate delivery for fast turnaround and excellent value.

Cleaning products, tools, or optical adhesives to safely handle or position sensitive components for maintenance or inspection.

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