Qioptiq Space Technology
Kinmel Park, Bodelwyddan
Our Excelitas facility in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, United Kingdom specializes in the manufacturing of radiation stable micro-sheet cover glass for the space industry. With a dedicated glass melter housed in our facilities in the United Kingdom, we offer a fully integrated manufacturing capability. Furthermore, our advanced research and development continue to keep us on the leading edge of space technology.
We have been supporting space technology through this facility since 1970 and offer a unique range of cerium-doped glass components, solar cell cover glass and optical solar reflectors which have been utilized on over 3000 satellites.
The Bodelwyddan site provides a wide range of qualified coatings developed for both silicon solar cells and gallium arsenide solar cells, and offer an excellent optical solar reflector for thermal control applications. This site continues to be the only supplier to NASA and ESA.