Over 30 years of experience in crystal growth, production and manufacturing, offering a wide range of high-quality single-crystal products for the electronics, energy and optics sector.

About Us

Founded in March 2003 by Dipl-Ing. Peter Droste , SurfaceNet grows single crystals and processes approximately 800 different materials. SurfaceNet is still owned by Peter who has over 40 years of experience in crystal growth and crystal processing.

The production area meanwhile extends over 720 m². Synthetic as well as natural crystals are produced and are available in almost any requested shape. In addition to our crystal products we also manufacture speciality chemicals and targets according to customer requirements. We can also process customer material to specifically required products. For this purpose, SurfaceNet is equipped with a large number of systems and machines, such as:

  • Czochralski pullers
  • Kyropoulos pullers
  • VGF puller
  • Flame fusion systems
  • Arc furnace system
  • Skull system
  • Annealing furnaces
  • Diffusion furnaces
  • CNC slicing saws
  • CNC dicing saws
  • CNC diamond contour mill
  • Grinding machines
  • CNC lapping systems
  • CMP polishing systems
  • Target presses
  • Ultrasonic drill system
  • Diamond drill system
  • Coating systems
  • Electron microscopes with microprobe
  • Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
  • Optical measuring equipment, microscopes
  • In-company mechanical and electric workshop
  • Chemical laboratory

PI-KEM has represented SurfaceNet in the UK and Ireland for over 30 years and utilises Peter's expert knowledge to provide advice to our customers.

Need some help? Speak to our friendly and knowledgeable team today.