New Sapphire Optics is Thermal and Scratch-Resistant
Operate from the visible out to the infrared spectral wavelengths and is ideal for use in lasers, imaging, LEDs and fiber optics. Can withstand extremely harsh environmental conditions and temperature variations. Suitable for a wide variety of highly durable and broad spectrum applications in medical, military, industrial, and aerospace tasks.Read More »
New ZnSe Laser Optics Meet ISO-10110 Specifications
The ZnSe Laser Optics are available in 1.0 and 1.5 diameter sizes with focal lengths ranging from 2.0 to 7.5 in. (0.5 in.) increments. They are offered in configurations for 300W to 500W metal cutting lasers for cutting and etching metal, plastic or wood signs.Read More »
PG&O Introduces Infrared Optics for Commercial and Defense Applications
PG&O’s infrared optics uses calcium fluoride, magnesium fluoride, silicon, germanium and zinc sulfide as materials. The product has applications for biomedical, industrial, military, defense, homeland security, surveillance systems, automotive, fire control, lasers, and night vision.Read More »
New CO2 Laser Optics Meet ISO-10110 Standards
Laser Research offers full line of OEM compatible direct field-replacement CO2 laser optics for 100 to 200 W lasers. The units feature focal lengths ranging from 2.0 to 7.5 in. and produces clean, sharp, detailed edges on light metals. The optics come with silicon turning mirrors with more than 99.5% reflectance that are available in single- or dual-band coatings. The CO2 optics for trophy and...Read More »
Taking a New Product to Market: Outsourcing vs. Internal Product Development
To learn if outsourced new product development (NPD) is right for your needs, and how companies like Vollrath Manufacturing Services can help, download this white paper now.Read More »
New Drop-in Replacement CO2 Optics are Used for Popular Monument, Sign, and Stone Etching Lasers
Laser Research CO2 Optics are ISO-10110 compliant. Featuring 4.0” to 7.5” focal lengths and 0.75” and 1.5” diameter sizes, the optical elements are in-stock for Kern®, Trotec®, Universal®, and Vytek® lasers. Single crystal silicon mirrors feature an enhanced silver coating for 99.6% minimum reflectance at 10.6 microns. Designed for 400W to 1KW lasers, the drop-in field replacements...Read More »
Meller's Sapphire Optics are designed to withstand pressures up to 10,000 psi.
Meller’s Sapphire Optics are available in 3/8 to 4 in. diameter sizes and tolerance of ±0.001 in. This optics consists of chemically inert custom fabricated lenses, detector windows, and domes. Units come with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig, parallelism from 20 to 2 arc/secs and Mohs 9 hardness. These optics are suitable for protecting sensors and detectors in aerospace...Read More »
Medical CO2 Laser Optics feature 40-20 scratch-dig surface finishes.
Medical CO2 Laser Optics are available in ZnSe plano-convex and plane-parallel discs, output couplers and mirrors. Units come in ½ in. and ¾ in. O.D. sizes and come with dual-band and reflectance coatings. Products offer surface accuracy of 10.6 microns and meet MIL-O-13830 standards.Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
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...Read More »
Von Ruden's Driven Tools Are Built to Last
Von Ruden's driven tools are designed to each specific machine in order to maximize performance. All of our tools are performance tested and made in the USA per ISO 9001:2015 standards. Check out our video to learn more.Read More »