What is a PT100 Resistor?

PT100 sensors are the most common platinum resistance thermometers on the market, owing largely to their impressive resistance capabilities (<100 ...
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Allectra supplies ARIS team rocket with M12 feedthroughs

Allectra has supplied M12 feedthroughs to a team from ETH Zurich competing in the Spaceport America cup. The Spaceport America ...
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What are CF Fittings & Flanges?

ConFlat (CF) fittings are flanges that use –metal seals to achieve vacuum conditions. The combination of a copper gasket (OFHC) ...
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Feedthroughs & Wires in High Tech Manufacturing

At Allectra we are always adding to our collection of high-tech manufacturing components through the design and development of the ...
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What is Kapton Wire?

Kapton-insulated wiring is an innovative solution for electrical systems that are expected to operate at extreme temperature or with low-outgassing ...
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Vacuum Components in Alternative Energy Research

With heavy investment in research centers and countless ongoing tests into ecological and effective energy generation, our vacuum components play ...
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Outlining Kapton-Insulated Thermocouple Wire

Kapton is one of the first-choice materials for insulating electrical wires in temperature-critical applications. It can be integrated into conventional ...
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When to Use Rigid Kapton Wires?

Precision insulated wires are an often overlooked aspect of tough manufacturing and research environments, particularly those involving high vacuum and ...
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When to Use Flexible Kapton Wires?

High-performance insulated wiring is critical to success in practically every field of study and each manufacturing process involving high vacuum ...
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SMA Feedthroughs for Vacuum Applications

Based on a simple coaxial configuration, SMA feedthroughs are ideal for high-frequency signal transmission applications such as radio communications and ...
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Sub-D Feedthroughs from Allectra

High vacuum (HV) and ultra-high vacuum (UHV) manufacturing have become both more sophisticated and more commonplace in recent years. This ...
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What Stainless Steel Grades are Used for Vacuum Components?

Reliable vacuum components manufactured from the highest purity materials. Allectra is one of the foremost European high- and ultra-high vacuum ...
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Coronavirus update

March 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19): A notice to our customers and suppliers: Allectra will remain open at this time but there ...
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CUSTOM VACUUM COMPONENTS

January 2020: Vacuum processing has evolved significantly in recent decades. Just sixty years ago, high-vacuum (HV) conditions were considered a ...
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Safety components available online

December 2019: Allectra safety components are available online. A pressure burst disc, also known as a rupture disc or bursting ...
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Allectra components installed at the MagneDyn Beamline

November 2019: This instrument installed at the MagneDyn beamline, designed by Elettra – Sincrotrone Trieste S.C.p.A, features several items manufactured ...
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Thyracont components now available

November 2019: Allectra is now working with Thyracont to supply Allectra customers with high quality Pressure Measurement components. Thyracont has produced ...
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Vacgen manipulation components now available

October 2019: Allectra is now working with Vacgen to supply Allectra customers with high quality manipulation components. Vacgen has been ...
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Radiation-Resistant Kapton Wires from Allectra

Whether in the semiconductor manufacturing industry or in research fields such as surface science or materials science, insulated wires are ...
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The Fundamentals of Surface Science

Surface science is the complex interdisciplinary field concerned with the chemical and physical interactions occurring at the interface between two ...
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Standard Glass Viewports for HV/UHV from Allectra

Observing the real-time process conditions in high-vacuum and ultra-vacuum (HV/UHV) chambers is essential for many research and development (R&D) and ...
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Why Use a Sapphire Viewport?

In many high vacuum and ultra-high vacuum (HV/UHV) processes it is important to directly observe the procedure in-situ. The challenge ...
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High Voltage Feedthroughs from Allectra

High voltage electrical feedthroughs are used extensively in high vacuum and UHV conditions. They enable the transmission of high voltages ...
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Manufacturing Ultra-High Vacuum Components

Ultra-high vacuum (UHV) chambers are essential instruments for some of the world’s most challenging high-technology markets. Cryogenics, photonics, semiconductor manufacturing, ...
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‘Super SMA’ Feedthrough now available

April 2019: Allectra now offers a double-sided SMA feedthrough for UHV with an extended frequency range up to 27GHz. This ...
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DIAMOND LIGHT SOURCE TEST KAP301 SERIES

February 2019: Diamond Light Source has recently tested Allectra’s KAP301 special radiation resistant high temperature Kapton insulated wires. These wires ...
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Benjamin L. Holmes appointed General Sales Manager of Allectra GmbH

January 2019: Allectra is pleased to announce the appointment of Benjamin L. Holmes as the new general sales manager of Allectra ...
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ALLECTRA SUPPLY COMPONENTS FOR THE SPIDER-MITICA PROJECT IN ITALY

December 2018: Allectra supplied components for Ettore Zanon Spa from Vicenza (Italy) who built the vacuum vessel and Consorzio RFX, who ...
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BASEPLATE FEEDTHROUGHS – ALLECTRA MANUFACTURING

November 2018: Allectra now offers a special series of quick to change O- ring sealed Sub-D  baseplate / bulkhead feedthroughs.  For ...
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CUSTOM-MADE BY ALLECTRA

June 2018: This chamber, manufactured by Allectra is used to provide thermal insulation for a cryogenic gas trapping system that concentrates ...
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Allectra attended the European Vacuum Conference 2018

The Allectra team attended the European Vacuum Conference (EVC-15) 2018 . EVC-15, which is organised by the Swiss Vacuum Society, ...
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Allectra expand into China with UCVAC

April 2018:  As part of Allectra’s growth and expansion strategy, Allectra Limited has appointed UCVAC to become the sole distributor ...
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Allectra supply components for the ICARUS upgrade

April 2018: Allectra has been selected to supply all the flanges with both signal and high voltage feedthroughs for the ICARUS ...
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Allectra Limited showcased in major Parliamentary Review

September 2017: Allectra shares best practice alongside Prime Minister Theresa May in The 2016/2017 Parliamentary Review. Pictured right: Former Deputy Prime ...
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Conformance of Allectra components

Allectra CF UHV components use the internationally accepted copper gasket flange system. They are standardised by ISO 3669-2 for the ...
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Allectra GmbH opens a new manufacturing facility in Southern Germany

December 2016 : Allectra GmbH has opened a new manufacturing facility and service centre in Villingen-Schwenningen, to provide closer links ...
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Allectra manufacture water circuits for new DMM at Diamond Light Source

June 2016: Allectra Ltd recently supplied some water-cooled masks, scatter guard and cooling circuits for the new I02 Versatile Macromolecular ...
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Allectra has created a Tapered flight tube for the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

March 2016: Allectra has created a Tapered flight tube as part of a £2 million upgrade to add a Super ...
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Custom Port Aligner Assembly designed for Edinburgh University

December 2015: Allectra has designed a custom port aligner for Edinburgh University. Our customer needed to correct a sample loading ...
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Electrical feedthroughs by type and application

Allectra is an established Electrical feedthrough specialist with over twelve years experience manufacturing and supplying a wide range of feedthroughs ...
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Allectra Limited is ISO 9001 certified

October 2015: Allectra Limited is registered in recognition of a quality management system demonstrated in conformance with ISO 9001. The directors ...
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Allectra create a ‘Cryo’ feedthrough for University of Nottingham

September 2015: Allectra recently supplied a ‘Cryo’ feedthrough assembly to the Ultracold Atoms Lab, Quantum Technology Hub at the University of ...
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Allectra build an Elephant Pump in Africa through AquAid

July 2015: We at Allectra are aware that keeping our staff members hydrated will aid them to perform at their ...
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Summer Stock Sale

June 2015: Special offer prices and big discounts on limited stock are available until the end of August or until ...
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Custom Manufacturing at Allectra

May 2015: The Allectra Group has this year continued to invest in it’s custom manufacturing and design departments in both the ...
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Mario Peli appointed new MD for Allectra Limited

January 2015: Mario Peli has been appointed Managing Director of Allectra Limited, with overall responsibility for manufacturing, engineering and technical ...
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PT100 Resistors now available with a screw clamp mounting

December 2014: Allectra offers a wide range PT100 resistor for precise temperature measurement between -200°C and +750°C. The class A resistor ...
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On-going investment for Allectra in 2014

October 2014: 2014 has been a year of on-going investment for Allectra – the new UK facility has been re-equipped ...
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Allectra open a dedicated Italian office in Rome

October 2014: Allectra has opened a dedicated Allectra Italia office in Rome in response to the growth of our vacuum ...
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Allectra part of the team to realize the operation of the Pilatus 12M in vacuum at Diamond Light Source

August 2014: Allectra, with its competence in vacuum feedthrough technology, worked with DECTRIS’ engineering partner ADS to realize the operation ...
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