Cradley Crystals produces synthetic crystalline materials for use in a wide range of applications, including manufacturing and processing equipment, control and measurement, thermoelectric devices, optics, solid-state lighting, telecommunications, medicine and science. Founded in 1998, the company has expanded from producing single crystal sapphire products to a range that includes ingots, wafers, blanks, windows, tubes, capillaries and crucibles. Cradley Crystals now supplies the following:
- Sapphire crystals (high transmission in the range of UV to near IR
- IR crystals (ZnSe, CVD ZnSe, ZnS, CdSe, GaSe, CdS, CaF2)
- THz crystals (ZnTe)
- Scintillating crystals (CdWO4
- Silicon and fused silica
- KDP water soluble crystal
Cradley Crystals’ customers predominantly work in the fields of science, medicine, instrumentation, and machine engineering. It is their demand that drives the supplier to diversify its product portfolio.