Materials We Machine

Bullen machines the materials listed below, among others—and our list is always growing!

Glass Borosilicate: Borofloat®, Pyrex®, D 263 T™, Hoya SD-2
Fused Silica: HPFS® Corning 7980, Schott Lithosil®
Quartz
BK7, Soda Lime, and other glass materials
Glass Ceramics Zerodur
Macor
ULE Glass
Technical Ceramics Alumina
Aluminum Nitride
Boron Carbide
Silicon Carbide
Silicon Nitride
Zirconia
Yttria
Sialon
Ferrite
Titanium Nitride
Engineered Ceramics CVD SiC
Converted SiC
PCD
Ceramics Composites (CMC)
Single Crystals Silicon
Germanium
Sapphire
Spinel
SiC
Calcium Fluoride
Hard Metal Alloys Tungsten Carbide
Titanium Alloys
High-hardness Nickel Alloys
Engineered Plastic Vespel
PMMA
Bismaleimide
Polystyrene
Polycarbonate

Other materials: ruby, YAG rods, laser rods, GaAs, indium oxide, cadmium tangstate, zinc selenide (ZnSe), other scintillating materials, silicates, and other engineering

We invite you to challenge us with other unique hard and brittle materials. We work with several material manufacturers to get the right material for customers’ applications. As a frequent buyer, we can work with manufacturers to get materials quickly, saving you valuable time.

Need help designing a part or selecting a material for your application, contact Bullen today.