Optical Coatings

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

DSI® Offers Seamless, Uniform Optical Coatings on Ball Lenses, Complex Shapes and Substrates

February 3, 2016

DSI will display a wide array of seamless, highly-durable optical thin film coatings at SPIE's BiOS, Feb. 13 - 15 Photonics West, Feb. 16 - 18, 2016, in San Francisco. SANTA ROSA, CA – Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®) offers seamless and ultra-durable low-pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD) coatings on ball lenses, micro optics, and other complex shapes. The company's... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Tough, Durable Optical Coatings for Harsh Use Environments

January 25, 2016

The ZCR CoatingS for Optics (ZCR) Division of Abrisa Technologies, designs and manufactures custom anti-reflection, mirror and filter coatings for use in medical, dental and other markets to fulfill demanding optical performance where harsh environmental use conditions, fast ramp installation temperatures and high humidity or chemical resistance is required. Optical elements in medical and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Reflective Optical Coating optimizes output of LED lighting.

August 24, 2015

Used in manufacturing of LED lamps and lighting assemblies, Dow Corning® CI-2001 optimizes light output and efficiency while offering resistance to aging and UV light. White silicone coating features low viscosity of 1,500 cP which optimizes flow and fills in narrow gaps and spaces. Curing at room temperature to tough, resilient non-tacky surface, CI-2001 can be applied to large variety of substrates, such as polycarbonate, aluminum, and PMMA. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Precision Optics are designed for Nd:YAG and fiber lasers.

March 18, 2015

Intended for use in Nd:YAG and fiber lasers, precision laser optics include lenses, beamsplitters, polarizing components, super flat mirrors, and high-damage threshold coatings that operate in 1 micron wavelength region. Key specifications, including transmission, wavefront, and laser damage threshold (LDT), are analyzed and measured by technicians and scientists. Subesquently, measurements are tested at RMI facility via high-power Nd:YAG laser. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

PG&O® Celebrates 30 Years of Providing Optical Solutions

January 23, 2015

• Precision Glass Optics will be showcasing precision optical thin film products at SPIE Photonics West Booth # 4334, The Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, from Feb. 10-12, 2015. Santa Ana, CA – Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O - www.pgo.com) proudly announces the company's 30th anniversary of providing optical manufacturing, customized optical... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

L-3 Applied Optics Center (AOC) Completes Large Optic Coating for MMT

September 25, 2014

Dallas, TX – L-3 Corporation's Applied Optics Center (AOC) recently completed the coating of a large optic for the 6.5 m MMT. The MMT, located on the site of the Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory, is one of the world's largest astronomical telescopes, located on top of the 8,530-high Mount Hopkins, south of Tucson, Arizona. The window is the entrance window for the Binospec... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Optical Coatings feature high laser damage threshold.

August 13, 2014

Both highly reflective and anti-reflective, High Laser Damage Threshold Optical Coatings are manufactured to withstand laser damages up to 40 J/cm² at 20 ns pulse width at 1,064 nm. Coatings are also available for wavelengths from 300–2,500 nm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Optically Clear Hard Coating increases lens durability, film life.

July 1, 2014

Engineered for resistance to scratches, abrasion, and chemicals, OC-4122 UV-curable, optically clear, hard coating for polycarbonate lenses is suited for use with such film substrates as PC, PET, TAC, and PMMA. Surface energy prevents materials from readily adhering to cured coating, resulting in non-stick or self-cleaning surface, while transparency and low haze characteristics maintain optical clarity over time. This 100% solids hard coating cures tack free when exposed to UV light. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Optically Clear Hard Coating targets PET and PMMA films.

June 30, 2014

Engineered for scratch, abrasion, and chemical resistance, OC-3021 Hard Coating is typically used in manufacture of electronic touch panels, LCD polarized displays, and polarized sunglasses, safety glasses, and goggles. Low surface energy prevents materials from easily adhering to cured coating, resulting in non-stick or self-cleaning surface. Offering optimized transparency and low haze characteristics, 100% solids coating cures tack-free when exposed to UV light. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Anti-Newton Ring Coatings can be UV or thermally cured.

May 1, 2014

UV-curable Vueguard® 901 AN, 902 AN, 903 AN, 904 AN, and 907 AN are respectively available for polycarbonate, PMMA (acrylic), PET/PETG, ABS, and glass substrates. Also available, thermal cure Zestguard 907 AN is suitable for glass substrates. All products, exhibiting chemical and abrasion resistance, completely eliminate Newton rings from LCDs, displays, and optical filters. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Vueguard® 901 PCI Labs Most Versatile Coating Treatments

February 21, 2014

Vueguard® 901 is a top selling hardcoat. This coating provides excellent scratch and abrasion resistance with exceptional chemical resistance. Vueguard® 901 WC A water, crystal clear (WC) hardcoating, offering optimum resolution. This treatment is used when glare is not a problem and high chemical & wear abrasion properties are sought after.  Vueguard® 901 AG An anti-glare (AG)... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Protected Gold Coating are available for large-format substrates.

February 7, 2014

Protected gold thin-film coatings are available for deposition on lightweight optical elements for applications, such as terrestrial and airborne imaging systems, where weight and performance are critical design factors. Coating can be applied to optical elements with diameters in excess of 350 mm. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

OPHIR Photonics Introduces New, Highest Damage Threshold Coating for High Power Laser Sensors

February 3, 2014

North Logan, Utah - Ophir Photonics, global leader in precision laser measurement equipment and a Newport Corporation brand, today announced the addition of a more damage resistant coating to the company's high power laser sensors in the 300W to 1500W range. The L300W-LP, FL400A-LP, 1000W-LP, and L1500W-LP sensors now feature the improved LP1 absorber. Designed for continuous power and long >1ms... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Abrisa Technologies Now Offers Custom Fabrication and Optical Coatings for Corning® Willow® Glass

January 30, 2014

Santa Paula, CA – Abrisa Technologies, a specialty flat glass and high performance thin-film optical coatings company, recently added Corning® Willow® glass to its offering of stock materials available for custom fabrication and thin film coating. This robust yet flexible substrate material is as thin as 70 microns with diameters of up to 200 mm (8") allowing for novel applications of... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Optical Thin Film Coatings are intended for instrumentation.

January 20, 2014

Intended for use in imaging, display, projection, scanning, defense, biomedical, aerospace, and other instrumentation applications, precision optical thin film coatings include thin film filters with anti-reflective, heat-resistant, dielectric, and IR and visual transmission qualities. Thin films include UV, IR, anti-reflective (AR), BBAR, cold mirror plate, hot mirrors, aluminized mirror, plate beamsplitters, indium tin oxide (ITO), maximum reflectors (Max Rs), and more. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Optically Clear Hard Coating offers scratch resistance.

November 7, 2013

Engineered for scratch, abrasion, and chemical resistance, OC-4021 can be used with film substrates such as PET and TAC, and is suited for manufacture of electronic touch panels, polarized sunglasses, safety glasses/goggles, and LCD polarized displays. Product can be mixed with variety of solvents before roll or dip coating to obtain desired coating thickness of 2–5 microns. Offering transparency and low haze characteristics, 100% solids coating cures tack-free when exposed to UV light. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Anti-Fog Coating optimizes optical clarity of displays.

September 27, 2013

With Vueguard® 932-AF Coating, gauges, lenses, visors, and display windows can withstand moisture and heat conditions without fogging, and with optimized abrasion and chemical resistance. UV-curable, super hydrophilic coating also features optimized surface hardness, water immersion resistance, and surface slip. It is suited for marine, medical, eyewear, electronic, appliance, automotive, and aerospace industries. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

DSI® Announces Highly Durable, Optical Thin Film Coatings for Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

August 5, 2013

Deposition Sciences will present ruggedized optical coatings for unmanned systems in booth #3053 at AUVSI (Washington, D. C.), August 13 - 15, 2013. To view DSI's online press kit, please go to: http://www.virtualpressoffice.com/kit/kg7m SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Deposition Sciences, Inc. (DSI®), global manufacturer of highly durable... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Thin Film Coatings span variety of wavelengths.

July 16, 2013

Spanning UV, VIS, NIR, SWIR, MWIR, LWIR, and VLWIR wavelengths, Optical Thin Film Coatings include anti-reflection coatings, hot and cold mirrors, front-surface mirrors, and infrared coatings for commercial and industrial applications. Products can be applied to variety of substrates, including glass, ceramics, plastics, metal, and active device silicon wafers. Typical applications include displays, lighting, UV curing filters, ophthalmic lenses, and X-ray systems. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Optics & Photonics, Paints & Coatings

Dontech Car-Series(TM) & VC1-IM-Series(TM) Dielectrically Enhanced ITO Coatings for Demanding Display Applications

May 29, 2013

DISPLAY WEEK 2013 Please refer to the following number in correspondence:  DON-139 Doylestown, PA – Utilizing the latest in thin-film vacuum deposition technology, Dontech's CAR-Series™ and VC1-IM-Series™ index-matched ITO coatings on glass filters provide exceptional optical and electrically conductive properties.  For high-end display programs, CAR-Series™ coatings are... Read More