Allectra’s components assist testing in space environments

Allectra has provided custom flanges and cables for AstroBio CubeSat (ABCS), a 3U Cubesat hosting a mini laboratory payload based on innovative ...
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NEW HIRE FOR ALLECTRA LIMITED UK SALES

We are excited to announce Fiona Rousseau has joined the UK sales team: As part of our ongoing investment in ...
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Understanding Coaxial feedthroughs

Understanding coaxial feedthroughs for coupling sensitive and high frequency signals into and out of UHV/High Vacuum. There are many different ...
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Allectra supplies components for LSPE SWIPE and STRIP instruments

Allectra has supplied components and cables for the Large-Scale Polarization Explorer (LSPE) SWIPE and STRIP instruments. LSPE aims at measuring ...
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Live webinar – ‘The Sterile Neutrino Puzzle’ ICARUS at Fermilab

We are delighted to host Dr Gian Luca Raselli, INFN, Sezione di Pavia, in a live webinar at MEDSI, the ...
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Notification of summer closure Allectra GmbH

All the staff at Allectra have worked tirelessly throughout the last year to maintain usual service as far as possible ...
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Our high frequency feedthroughs advancing research

We are always interested to learn how our components are being used by our customers to advance their research. We ...
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Allectra in light science

We have recently manufactured this optical component for Diamond Light Source in the UK. The component features a Sub-D 50-way ...
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Allectra components for Surface Science Applications

Modern technologies increasingly rely on low-dimensional physics at interfaces and in thin-films and nano-structures. Surface Science holds a key position in ...
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Two new hires for Allectra GmbH

At Allectra we continue to grow and expand, despite the many curve-balls thrown these last 12 months. To support this ...
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How we are investing to give you the best service

Anticipating that 2021 would bring us new challenges to the delivery of our product range around the world, Allectra began ...
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science – United Nations

To celebrate the UN’s International day of women and girls in science on 11th February, we conducted a short Q ...
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SmartLine range of pressure measurement systems now available from Allectra

The Thyracont SmartLine is available with: i) Pirani, cold cathode or a combined Pirani/hot and Pirani/cold cathode gauge, ii) a ...
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ALLECTRA ASSISTS TO MAKE AN SEM SUITABLE FOR ADVANCED NANOMECHANICAL EXPERIMENTS

Such experiments can be carried out using an in situ nanoindenter placed inside the vacuum chamber of an SEM. Scanning ...
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THIS WINTER KAPTON KEEPS ITS COOL

We know that Kapton-insulated cables are an excellent choice for high and Ultra-high vacuum cabling. The new KAP 301 range ...
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KAP301 – NEW MULTISTRAND COAXIAL CABLE

Exclusive to Allectra: KAP301 is Allectra’s proprietary radiation-resistant Kapton wire. Allectra are pleased to introduce two new types of KAP301 ...
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High Frequency In-Vacuum Cables – to 40 GHz

For high-frequency signal generation and detection in-vacuum (HV/UHV), Allectra has developed two feedthroughs, the 242-SMAD27G and the 242-SMAD40G which allow ...
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What is a PT100 Resistor?

PT100 sensors are the most common platinum resistance thermometers on the market, owing largely to their simple, precise and linear ...
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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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