Sapphire Optics can be customized for critical applications.

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Customized Sapphire optics are available as lenses, windows, domes, prisms, tubes and rods in various sizes and as balls measuring 0.1 mm to 1/2 in. dia. with 0.000025 in. per ball sphericity. Surface finishes come in 20-5 scratch-dig, flatness to 1/4 wave, and parallelism from 20 to 2 arc/secs. Options include drilled holes, slots, wedges, stepped edges, elliptical edge shaping, metallization, and A/R coatings featuring Moh 9 hardness for use in critical applications.



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Custom Sapphire Optics for Demanding Critical Applications



Custom Sapphire Optics for Demanding Critical Applications

Sapphire optics that can be manufactured to customer specification for applications that require a clear, durable, and chemically inert material are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.

Meller Custom Sapphire Optics can be fabricated as lenses, windows, domes, prisms, tubes, and rods in a wide range of sizes and as balls from 0.1 mm to 1/2" dia. with 0.000025" per ball sphericity. Highly durable, abrasion-resistant, and chemically inert, sapphire optics feature Moh 9 hardness, making them ideal for use in harsh environments and critical applications.

Incorporating drilled holes, slots, wedges, stepped edges, elliptical edge shaping, metallization, and other special characteristics, Meller Custom Sapphire Optics can be supplied with surface finishes to 20-5 scratch-dig, flatness to 1/4 wave, parallelism from 20 to 2 arc/secs., and various types of A/R coatings, depending upon configuration.

Meller Custom Sapphire Optics are priced according to configuration and quantity. Literature and price quotations are available upon request.

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