KL Fiber Optic Light Guides

A huge variety of applications require a huge variety of illumination, and SCHOTT light guides offer different set-ups whatever your requirement. Whether gooseneck or flexible, our light guides are compatible with all SCHOTT light sources, as well as a range of mechanical and optical accessories.
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  • Gooseneck Light Guides - KL Series
  • Gooseneck Light Guides - KL Series
  • Gooseneck Light Guides - KL Series
Gooseneck Light Guides - KL Series

These are flex-and-stay light guides that remain in place after positioning, providing flexible and obedient incident illumination for space-constrained applications.

CHARACTERISTICS 

  • Available with one, two or three branches.
  • Available as two-branch Gooseneck plus flexible branch (Combi Light Guide).
  • Focusing optics and filter accessories available.
  • High white light transmission thanks to the use of SCHOTT PURAVIS® fibers.

YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Perfect trade-off between flexibility and mechanical stability.
  • Mechanical stability enables long-term usability and precise positioning for complete control of light placement.
  • The Combi Light Guide can be fixed stationary at the microscope post.
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  • Flexible Light Guides - KL Series
  • Flexible Light Guides - KL Series
  • Flexible Light Guides - KL Series
Flexible Light Guides - KL Series

SCHOTT Flexible Light Guides are highly bendable. In contrast to goosenecks, they allow a higher flexibility and need to be held.

CHARACTERISTICS 

  • Flexible Light Guides are available in different lengths and diameters.
  • Available with one, two or three branches.
  • Focusing optics, filters and mechanical accessories are available.
  • High white light transmission thanks to the use of SCHOTT PURAVIS® fibers.


YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • High flexibility for different lighting, as well as remote illumination.
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  • Ring Lights - KL Series
  • Ring Lights - KL Series
  • Ring Lights - KL Series
Ring Lights - KL Series

SCHOTT Fiber Optic Ring Lights are available as six-point, annular or darkfield versions with specific advantages. For all ring lights we offer adaptors for a variety of objective series.

CHARACTERISTICS 

  • Mounts directly to the objective using a thumb screw.
  • Housing made of rugged, black, anodized aluminum.
  • Fiber bundle protected by flexible metal PVC sheathing.
  • High white light transmission thanks to the use of SCHOTT PURAVIS® fibers.

YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Annular ring lights offer absolute shadow-free illumination.
  • Six-point ring lights offer a cost-effective alternative to annular ring lights.
  • Darkfield ring lights offer low-angle illumination for shiny, reflective surfaces.
Line Lights - KL Series
Line Lights - KL Series

SCHOTT Line Lights are used to increase the visibility of fine surface structures on flat samples. When illuminated with line light, the sample is lit from the side at a flat angle, resulting in contrast being enhanced by grazing light and its shadow effects.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Line lights offer intense homogeneous slit illumination.
  • Adjustable cylindrical lens to reduce the illumination angle by up to three degrees.
  • Housing made of rugged, black, anodized aluminum.
  • Fiber bundle protected by flexible metal PVC sheathing.

YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Three different slit slices available according to sample size.
  • Line lights offer low-angle illumination for objectives with flat structures.
  • Mechanically stable configuration when combined with a separate articulated arm.
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  • Mechanical Accessories - KL Series
  • Mechanical Accessories - KL Series
  • Mechanical Accessories - KL Series
Mechanical Accessories - KL Series

SCHOTT offers a variety of mechanical accessories to precisely position its KL Light Guides at the required point. Accessories include an articulated arm and base, as well as holders for different size light guides, focusing lenses and adapters for ring lights.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Stable design.
  • Easy handling.
  • Adapter for different lens sizes available.


YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Precise positioning of light guides.
  • Compatible with different OEM designs.
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  • Optical Accessories - KL Series
  • Optical Accessories - KL Series
  • Optical Accessories - KL Series
Optical Accessories - KL Series

SCHOTT provides a wide range of optical accessories to increase the flexibility of its products, which includes Transmitted Light Stages for backlight illumination, focusing lenses, as well as a large number of filters.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Focusing lenses can increase light intensity at the spot center by a factor of three.
  • Cost-effective transmitted brightfield illumination.
  • Additional contrast can be achieved using a variety of filters.


YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • Compatible with different OEM designs.
  • Polarization filters have the optimal extinction ratio.
  • Color filters exhibit high transmission rates and remain unaffected by light entrance angle.

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