Product Spotlight: Carriers for Photonic Devices

Gel-Pak® offers carriers that protect sensitive photonic devices during shipping, handling, and processing. Customers use Gel-Pak® to handle components such as:

  • Beam splitters
  • Diffraction Gratings
  • Fiber Tips
  • Glass Capillaries
  • Laser Diode/Bar (LD)
  • Micro-Optics
  • Optical Transceivers
  • Photodiodes (PD)
  • CMOS and CCD Sensors
  • Electro-Absorption Modulator (EAM)
  • Focal Plane Arrays
  • Glass Wafers
  • Lithium Niobate Modulators
  • Optical Filter
  • Optical Waveguides

Customers rely on Gel-Pak® to protect and immobilize their fragile devices during shipping, handling and storage.

Automated Assembly: Gel-Pak® carriers are ideal for use during a variety of assembly operations. Vacuum Release Carriers (VR) are designed to work with high-speed automated pick and place equipment.

Optical Inspection/Fixturing: Gel-Pak®’s Gel-Film has a tacky surface that is used as a universal fixture during inspection and assembly. The optically clear Gel material effectively holds components in place and keeps them properly oriented to allow for complete viewing by the vision system.