Swiss Jewel Sapphire Ruby

Precision Ball and Hemisphere Optical Ball Lens and Hemisphere Lens

Sapphire, Ruby, Glass, Ceramic and Fused Silica Balls can be made with drilled holes, ground into hemispheres, drum ball lenses and AR coated to minimize reflection for optical applications. Tolerances:  Ball Grades Chart

Precision Ball & Optical Ball Applications: fiber optics, flow meters, rotameters, metrology, bar code readers, check valves (ball and seat), wear surfaces.

Sapphire Balls

Sapphire Balls are popular choices of material for mechanical & optical applications.

Sapphire Balls
Ruby Balls

Ruby Balls are popular choices of material for mechanical & optical applications.

Ruby Balls
Glass Balls

We offer a range of optical and technical glass balls made mostly from Schott and Ohara materials.

Glass Balls
Sapphire Hemispheres

Swiss Jewel supplies hemispheres which are ideal as Hemispherical Lenses and Spacers.

Sapphire Hemispheres
BK-7 Glass Hemispheres

BK-7 Hemispherical Lenses are perfect for light collimation and coupling.

BK-7 Glass Hemispheres
AR Coated Ball Lenses

To minimize the loss of the light’s performance, ball lenses will be AR coated.

AR Coated Ball Lenses
Fused Silica Balls

Swiss Jewel supplies Fused Silica (Quartz) Balls from 0.30 mm to 10.00 mm.

Fused Silica Balls
Drilled Balls

We can supply any of our precision drilled balls with drilled holes, which provides an excellent way to mount the ball in an instrument.

Drilled Balls
Ceramic Balls

Swiss Jewel supplies ceramic balls typically used in electric insulation, spaces and wear surfaces.

Ceramic Balls
Black Glass Balls

Black Glass Balls are typically used in gauges, flowmeters, and rotameters for medical and industrial instrumentation.

Black Glass Balls