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Cargille Immersion Liquids

Our technical staff can review your needs and help you determine which Cargille Liquid is most suited to your application as well as provide you with optical and physical properties for virtually every Cargille Liquid. To inquire please contact us or fill out our questionnaire.


Standard Immersion Liquids

***Please note that based on the refractive index values of raw materials when they are received, ranges for these liquids may vary from batch to batch. Please contact us at (973) 239-6633 before placing an order to verify the refractive index and proper liquid.

Immersion Liquid formulations are similar to Refractive Index Liquids Standards but are generally less expensive. They are custom blended at 589.3 nm and 25°C to an accuracy of ±0.0005 in the range of nD 1.293 - 1.700. Deviations from the standard specifications are available for changes in wavelength, temperature, and accuracy at an additional cost.

Uses:

  • Detect striae in glass
  • Index Matching and Optical Coupling (will prevent reflection loss at the interface between two solids, lenses, or fibers)
  • Polariscopic immersion technique
Catalog Num Code nD 25°C (at 5893 angstroms)
19495 43421 1.293 - 1.399
19501 S1050 1.400 - 1.420
19503 S1050 1.421 - 1.440
19505 S1050 1.441 - 1.458
19507 5040 1.459 - 1.570
19531 40BN 1.571 - 1.600
19533 40BN 1.601 - 1.633
19535 40BN 1.634 - 1.656
19513 BNDN 1.657 - 1.660
19515 BNDN 1.661 - 1.666
19517 BNDN 1.667 - 1.672
19519 BNDN 1.673 - 1.680
19521 BNDN 1.681 - 1.686
19523 BNDN 1.687 - 1.692
19525 BNDN 1.693 - 1.698

Immersion Liquid Specials

Immersion Liquid Specials have different formulas from the Standard Immersion Liquids and have special optical or physical properties which make them better for certain applications. They are custom blended at 5893 angstroms at 25°C to an accuracy of ±0.0005 in the range of nD 1.4520 - 1.656. Custom changes are available in the same fashion as the regular Immersion Liquids.

Uses:

  • Fill hollow prisms
  • Make optical connections
  • Match BK-7, Fused Silica, and other glass types
  • Artistic projects

Immersion Liquid Specials codes 4550, 50350 and 50BN are virtually non-fluorescing oils. Codes OHGL and OHZB are aqueous solutions (less stable than oil based liquids). All of the Immersion Liquid Specials are colorless except for code 50BN, which has a slight yellow tint.

Catalog Num Code nD 25°C (at 5893 angstroms)
19568 4550 1.4520 - 1.4574
19571 06350 1.4587 F.S.
19572 06350 1.4575 - 1.4595
19569 50350 1.4587 F.S.
19570 50350 1.4575 - 1.4750
19561 1160 1.482 - 1.538
19563 5095 1.458 - 1.580

Aqueous Liquids
19580 OHGL 1.333 - 1.470
19581 OHZB 1.465 - 1.556

Code 50BN has a slight yellow tint
19582 50BN 1.459 - 1.656

Please contact our Technical Department for more details.



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