High IR transmission glass-ceramic: SCHOTT NEXTREMA® translucent white (724-5)

The material type translucent white is a high IR transmission glass-ceramic. This glass-ceramic possesses the widest IR transmission range (below 2.800 nm) of all NEXTREMA® types. Its chemical resistance is impressive too. It maintains this resistance according to DIN 12116 even when it comes into contact with aggressive acids or bases. This translucent white premium material is visually attractive for designers and engineers, too. Using LED lighting to set the scene? This translucent white glass-ceramic shines in all areas of industrial and product design.

Key properties
  • The IR-permeable light expert: reduction of visible light in combination with high infrared transmission. This glass-ceramic impresses in all IR applications.
  • This special glass is almost invincible in the face of acids and bases with its outstanding chemical resistance (for details see: chemical properties).

Example fields of application
  • Glare-reducing covers for radiant heaters in (non-) industrial processes
  • Elegant cover plates for indoor and outdoor heaters
  • Heat beds for 3D printers

Standard forms of delivery

The current status of availability by material and form of delivery has to be requested by the customer. Not all combinations are producible. Other forms of delivery are available on request.

General appearance

Transparent, translucent white, translucent bluegrey, opaque white, opaque grey, tinted. One-sided nubs are available on request. The surface texture depends on the thickness. Decoration is available on request.


Flat cut-to-size panels

Thickness Standard length
Min. - Max.
Standard width
Min. - Max.
2 mm 50–1,915 mm 50–860 mm On request
3 mm 50–1,930 mm 50–1,075 mm C, U, V
4 mm 50–1,930 mm 50–1,075 mm C, U, V
5 mm 50–1,930 mm 50–1,075 mm C, U, V
6 mm 50–1,930 mm 50–1,060 mm C, U, V
≥ 8 mm 50–on request 50–960 mm C, U, V

Bent panels

Formats of bent panels on request. Various shapes are available.
Further data and information available on request. Please do not hesitate to contact us. We will gladly be of assistance.

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