Optical Windows

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Rogers Memorial Hospital-Brown Deer Renovates with Wausau's Behavioral Care Windows

October 29, 2015

Wausau, Wisconsin – Rogers Memorial Hospital–Brown Deer, Wisconsin, celebrated its completed renovation in April of this year. The 50,000-square-foot, 56-bed facility now offers inpatient care for children and adults diagnosed with anxiety, depression, addiction and other behavioral care needs. As part of the total renovation, the facility’s old windows were updated with Wausau Window and... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Zinc Sulfide Optics perform across broad wavelengths.

September 14, 2015

Manufactured using Hot Isostatic Pressing for optimized clarity, hardness, and scratch resistance, ZnS Optics are suited for single aperture, multi-spectral systems that must perform over broad wavelength spectrum of 0.4–12 microns. Sizes range from 0.5–3.0 in. OD or diagonal with typical tolerances of ±0.001 to ±0.005 in. and thickness to ±0.002 in. Available as lenses and windows in plano-convex, -concave, meniscus, and flat configurations, optics are used in military applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics withstand UAV hard landings.

October 22, 2014

Featuring Moh 9 hardness, UAV Sapphire Optics resist scratching from sand, dirt, and hard landings. Optics are as clear as glass and transmit from 270 nm to 4.7 microns. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave in visible and <2 arc sec in/in parallelism, with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig. Available from 0.25&ndash;10 in. diameter, products are suited for use as outboard protective optics for imaging sensors and can be custom fabricated as lenses, windows, and domes. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Hydrophobic Windows suit harsh and humid environments.

May 16, 2014

Designed to resist liquid absorption or wetting, TECHSPEC® Hydrophobic Windows utilize proprietary hydrophobic surface that causes liquid to form droplets on contact, rather than be absorbed or spread across surface. Anti-reflective coatings provide less than 0.4% reflection per surface from 425&ndash;675 nm. Available in 7 models from 5&ndash;75 mm diameter, windows exhibit contact angles of greater than 107° and maintain contact angles of greater than 100°, even after moderate surface abrasion. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Hard Sapphire Windows protect sensors/cameras from particulate.

April 30, 2014

Providing protective surface for sensors and cameras exposed to high-speed particulates, custom Meller Sapphire Windows are as clear as glass and exhibit Moh 9 hardness. Various configurations and sizes up to 10 in. dia are possible depending on diameter to thickness aspect ratio. Featuring transmission from UV to IR (270 nm to 4.7 microns), windows offer flatness to 1/10th wave in Vis and < 2 arc sec in./in. parallelism with finishes from 60&ndash;40 to 40&ndash;20 scratch-dig. Domes are also available. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Windows offer optimized UV to MWIR transmission.

April 3, 2014

Suited for wide range of demanding applications, including imaging and spectroscopy, TECHSPEC® Precision Sapphire Windows provide broadband transmission from 0.15-5.5 &mu;m and surface accuracy of ¼ &lambda;. Products have high tolerance design with thermal conductivity, extreme surface hardness, and resistance to many chemical acids and alkali. Windows are available in 4 uncoated sizes of 10, 15, 20, and 25 mm diameter. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Protective Sapphire Windows are durable and scratch resistant.

February 13, 2014

Available for 1 micron optics, Laser Research Fiber Laser Sapphire Windows act as debris shield replacements with Moh 9 hardness and reduce frequency of required lens changes. Available sizes range from 1&ndash;2 in. and withstand steel splatter, flash, and debris. Featuring 10-5 scratch-dig finish, 1/4 wave flatness, and A/R coatings on both sides, windows provide >99.5% transmission @ 1.07 microns with >90% @ 650&ndash;670 nm. Fused silica UV grade windows coated on one or 2 sides are also offered. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics

BaF2 Windows provide high transmission without AR coatings.

January 23, 2014

Suited for such applications as IR spectroscopy, TECHSPEC Barium Fluoride (BaF2) Windows offer wide broadband transmission extending from deep UV to LWIR (200 nm to 14 &mu;m). Barium Fluoride's 1.48 index of refraction promotes transmission without requiring anti-reflection (AR) coatings. Supporting use up to 800°C in dry environments, 5&ndash;50 mm dia windows are made from optical fluoride resistant to high energy radiation and have 82 Knoop hardness. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics, Transportation Industry Products

IRISS IR Windows Achieve Internationally Recognized DNV Certification

January 22, 2014

Largest Maritime & Offshore Industry Classification Society Confirms IRISS IR Windows are Ideal for Harshest Environments Bradenton, FL — IRISS, a leader in the electrical maintenance safety devices (EMSDs) market, receives DNV accreditation to add to their growing list of over a dozen certifications for their infrared (IR) windows. The IRISS VP and CAP Series industrial-grade IR windows... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Services

IRISS Showcased in Electrical Industry Awards Sponsored by Electrical Times

December 30, 2013

Finalists for Stansted Airport Project of the Year and Innovative Test & Measurement/Inspection Product of the Year for Platinum Series IR Windows Bradenton, FL — IRISS, a leader in the permanent electrical safety devices (PESD's) market, was selected as a finalist for two Electrical Industry Awards in 2013.  One award recognized IRISS as a Product of the Year finalist for providing... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Safety & Security Equipment

Combination IR Window/Ultrasound Port meet global demand.

December 30, 2013

Leveraging multi-technology approach, CAP-4-US permanent electrical safety device (PESD) enables electricians to find failure points in critical electrical assets, such as transformers and switchgear, before failure can occur. Solution is available with transparent or opaque polymer, both of which comply with all mandatory impact, load, and flammability requirements. This industrial-grade IR window meets OSHA NFPA 70E requirements for arc flash safety. Read More

Optics & Photonics

IR Windows protect high-energy equipment inspectors.

December 4, 2013

Installed within 5 min, ClirVu® CV Series eliminates need to open panel door to take IR camera readings on high-energy equipment. Products are Torture Tested&trade; to highest arc blast test ratings and, when properly installed, maintain panel arc test rating of up to 63 kA. Eliminating need to separately ground each metal component of window, AutoGround&trade; feature instantly grounds IR window to metal enclosure. Hinged cover is opened with quarter-turn latch or key and protects window from impact. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment, Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Windows: Just What the Doctor Ordered

October 14, 2013

Swiss Jewel Company offers extensive line of stock and custom Sapphire Windows ideal for medical applications. Endoscopic windows engineered of highly-durable sapphire to withstand the most demanding medical environments are now available in an extensive range of stock sizes from Swiss Jewel Company, of Philadelphia, PA. Next to diamond, sapphire offers the highest surface durability (9... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Windows withstand explosive conditions.

October 11, 2013

Engineered of temperature-stable Sapphire to withstand thermally demanding environments up to 2,000°C, Sapphire Windows are suitable for flame detectors and analyzers of combustible gas and other hazardous materials. Hardness of 9 moh enables windows to stand up to corrosion and distortion over sustained heavy use, while transmission values from UV to mid-IR (0.2&ndash;5.0 µm) optimize sensitivity for infrared flame detection. Windows range in size from <1.0 mm up to 76.2 mm diameter. Read More

Optics & Photonics

Infrared Windows optimize field of view for inspections.

September 16, 2013

CAP 4 in. IR windows are available with transparent (CAP-CT-4) or opaque (CAP-C-4) polymer, both of which comply with all mandatory impact, load, and flammability requirements. Promoting safe and efficient electrical inspections, these combined visual, UV, and IR window also lend to application flexibility and feature protective cover with locking latches. Design employs pharmaceutical-grade optics as well as window housing and cover of stainless steel.<br /> <br /> Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Swiss Jewel Introduces the Crown Jewels of Fiber-Optic Connectors

June 27, 2013

Sapphire and Glass Ball Lenses boost fiber-optic performance under even the harshest conditions.   PHILADELPHIA, PA - Demanding industrial and environmental conditions are no match for fiber-optic Ball Lenses engineered of synthetic Sapphire and Glass Ball Lenses, now available in an extensive range of stock sizes from Swiss Jewel Company, of Philadelphia , PA. Optical Ball Lenses boost... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Optics & Photonics

Thermal Techniques' Industrial-Grade Infrared Windows Make Equipment Inspections Much Easier and Safer

May 2, 2013

Charlotte, N.C. – Thermal Techniques, a leading thermal infrared service provider for more than 35 years, is proud to offer IRISS Infrared (IR) Windows so their customers can eliminate risk and protect assets all while giving their customers the kind of excellence and service they have come to rely on. By partnering with IRISS, a leader in the infrared (IR) window market, Thermal Techniques... Read More

Optics & Photonics

Jenoptik Presents Hermetically Solderable IR Components at Sensor + Test

March 28, 2013

At the 2013 Sensor + Test trade fair in Nuremberg, Jenoptik presents hermetically solderable infrared filters, windows and cover windows for gas sensor applications and gas analysis. Free geometries, even smaller than two millimeters, with individual optical coating can be achieved using this patented product technology. Hermetically soldered infrared filters, windows and cover disks for... Read More

Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Updated Stock of Ball Lenses Now Includes Fused Silica

March 4, 2013

Swiss Jewel Company has expanded our list of stock ball lenses to include: Ball Lenses of Sapphire, Glass, Fused Silica in stock from Diameter 0.20mm.  Optical finish and low spherical aberration are ideal precision focusing and sensing applications.  Stock materials include Sapphire Lens for harsh environments and chemical stability, BK-7 Lens for fiber collimating, and now Fused Silica Lens... Read More

Optics & Photonics

New Same Day Delilvery of Sapphire Windows

February 15, 2013

With more than 75 stock sizes Swiss Jewel Company offers a wide range of Sapphire Windows ready for same day delivery, and can produce custom windows to meet your requirements. Sapphire Windows in stock from Dia. <1.0mm up to 76.2mm and larger sizes to your specifications.  Sapphire’s combination of transmission from UV to mid-IR (0.2-5.0um) coupled with is extreme hardness and chemical... Read More