Miscellaneous Optics

CO2 Laser Optics for Cutting and Etching Thin Metals
Optics & Photonics

CO2 Laser Optics for Cutting and Etching Thin Metals

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for cutting and etching thin metals when fabricating filters, strainers, and related applications is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research CO2 Optics include lenses that feature coatings with < 0.2% total absorption values to keep them cooler and silicon turning mirrors which have an enhanced DMBR coating to provide...

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Sapphire Optics Protect Against Fast Moving Particles
Optics & Photonics

Sapphire Optics Protect Against Fast Moving Particles

A wide range of custom manufactured sapphire optics that protect cameras, detectors, and sensors from blowing dirt and sand in hostile environments are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Optics can be custom manufactured as windows, lenses, and domes in a variety of sizes and configurations with varying thicknesses, mounting holes, slots, wedges, edge...

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Zinc Sulfide Optics are hard and scratch resistant.
Optics & Photonics

Zinc Sulfide Optics are hard and scratch resistant.

Used in military applications, Zinc Sulfide Optics feature 150-165 kg/mm^2 Knoop hardness. Available in 0.5 in. to 3 in. O.D. or diagonal sizes with ±0.002 in. thickness, units are made using hot isostatic pressing. Offering 0.45 to 12 microns wavelength spectrum, optics meet MIL-PRF-13830 standards. Product comes with 10-5 scratch dig finishing, 69 MPa rupture modulus and λ/4 and λ/10...

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Ten Important Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Sign Company
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Sapphire Optics for Drones Feature Many Vision System Lens Variations
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Sapphire Optics for Drones Feature Many Vision System Lens Variations

Custom configured sapphire optics that are more durable than other materials for the rising use of drones in commercial and military applications are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Optics for drones include flat windows and domes for all types of vision systems used for inspecting cell towers, bridges, and other challenging commercial and military...

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Precision Optics Overstock List Has Variety of Sapphire and Exotic Parts
Optics & Photonics

Precision Optics Overstock List Has Variety of Sapphire and Exotic Parts

A complete list of first quality overstock parts resulting from customer parts overruns are available from stock for immediate delivery at substan-tially discounted prices from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. The Meller Optics 2017 Stock Parts List features over 75 categories of precision parts made from BaF2, CaF2, germanium, CO2 laser glasses, quartz, ruby, sapphire, silicon, ZnSe, ZnS,...

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Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts
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Co2 Laser Optics Designed for Sharper Cuts

A line of CO2 laser optics optimized for 10.6 microns that are in-stock for popular etching, marking, and thin metal cutting lasers are available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research CO2 Optics are designed to promote sharper cuts with fewer passes and are optimized for 10.6 microns.  The lenses feature coatings with < 0.2% total absorption values to keep them...

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Zinc Selenide Optics Optimized for ND:YAG Lasers
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Zinc Selenide Optics Optimized for ND:YAG Lasers

A full line of laser-grade zinc selenide (ZnSe) optics that can be fabricated to specification for medical laser OEMs is available from Laser Research Optics of Providence, Rhode Island. Laser Research Medical ZnSe Optics are fabricated to OEM specification in 0.5” and 0.75” sizes and can be supplied with dual-band and reflectance coatings up to 95% on each side.  Optimized at 1064 nm for...

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Simple Connection - MGB with EtherNet/IP
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Simple Connection - MGB with EtherNet/IP

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