Increasing the Power and Efficiency of UV-C LED Devices

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania (March, 2018)— Kopp Glass has released a technical presentation of a comparative study on how optics can be used to increase UV-C LED efficiency and power titled,” Custom Molded UV-C Transmitting Glass Optics”. An overview of the study is now available for public download.  The study was recently presented to industry professionals at…


New UV LED Optic Design Lab

UV LED Optic Design Lab

Kopp Glass invites you to explore a new website created to streamline the optical design process in support of engineers and designers in the earliest stages of UV LED product development. Kopp Glass announces the launch of a new interactive website that enables users to develop UV LED products with increased power, greater design flexibility,…


New Study Shows that Custom UV Glass Optics Increase UV LED Irradiance by 25% Compared to Quartz Rods

Custom molded UV glass optics

Maximizing a UV LED’s peak irradiance is imperative in many UV curing applications. More power can improve production speeds and increase throughput. In these applications, UV LEDs are often arranged into linear arrays, where they are placed side-by-side in a row, and are usually protected by a flat window or an optic. We wondered, is…


UV LEDs Take Center Stage at RadTech UV+EB 2016

RadTech UV+EB 2016 Expo

RadTech UV+EB 2016 exceeded expectations for many. Attendance was at an all-time high with more than 1,400 attendees, including many attendees new to RadTech. The UV-curable market is growing and attracting new people to the conference. Much of this growth is being fueled by interest in UV LEDs, which have opened new applications for UV curable…


New UV Glass Optic Mixes Wavelengths from Multi-UV LED Array

UV Glass Optic Mixes Multi UV LED Wavelengths

To help accelerate UV LED adoption within the UV curing market, we developed a new optical solution that utilizes LEDs of various UV wavelengths to produce a mixed, uniform light output. For decades, mercury (Hg) vapor lamps have been the most common light source used for UV curing applications. However, as UV LED technology improves, they’re…