G-S PLASTIC OPTICS Announces New Diamond Turning Machine

(February 27, 2008) Rochester, NY - G-S PLASTIC OPTICS once again expands its precision manufacturing capabilities with the latest diamond turning technology. The company announces the recent integration of a Precitech Nanoform® 200 machine. This two-axis aspheric contouring machine with real-time operating system will be used for single point diamond turning. The work center is also equipped with a slow tool servo that enables the company to rapidly manufacture large departure freeform optics.

By bringing this capability in-house, G-SPO can offer its customers improved operational efficiency and delivery times, specifically in the realm of rapid prototyping and limited production runs of polymer optics.

G-S PLASTIC OPTICS specializes in the custom manufacture of precision polymer optics for use in imaging, scanning, detection, and illumination applications worldwide. The company has in-house capability to provide diamond turned and injection molded prototypes, production injection molding, thin film and reflective coatings, and integrated optical solutions to meet a wide range of military, medical, commercial, and consumer markets.

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