SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

March 03, 2015 09:03 ET

Meller Hyper-Hemispherical Sapphire Dome Provides 360 Degree Full Viewing

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Mar 3, 2015) - Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced a new, custom engineered large truncated hyper-hemispherical sapphire dome that permits infrared (IR) and short-wave IR (SWIR) 360 degree full viewing.

The Meller Sapphire Truncated Hyper-Hemisphere Dome provides 360 degree full viewing with an enhanced 65 degree field-of-view and can be custom fabricated in sizes from 6.0" to 10.5" O.D. with 0.2" to 0.75" thick walls, depending upon the outside diameter. Designed to protect cameras, sensors, and detectors in harsh environments, it provides up to 85% transmission uncoated in the UV to IR, with up to 99% when A/R coated on two sides.

Featuring Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, Meller's Sapphire Truncated Hyper-Hemisphere Dome has a 40-20 scratch-dig surface finish, 10 Angstrom surface roughness, with a surface figure of 1.0 fringe over any 2.0" dia. on both faces. The domes are custom fabricated and can include precise edge steps and end profiles for special mounting surfaces.

The Meller Sapphire Truncated Hyper-Hemisphere Dome is priced according to size and quantity. Price quotations are provided upon request.

About Meller Optics, Inc.

Founded in 1921, Meller Optics has been providing high quality optics to defense, medical, laser, and industrial markets for 90 years now. Specializing in the grinding and polishing of hard, durable materials such as sapphire and ruby, the company has also developed high-speed, low-cost finishing processes for a variety of optical materials such as laser glasses, fused silica, zinc selenide, germanium, silicon, fluorides, and ceramic materials. Configurations include windows, substrates, lenses, domes, and prisms.

Meller Optics is ISO 9001:2008 certified and in addition to providing standard, off-the-shelf products, they custom fabricate components that meet exacting specifications from delicate, difficult to work with optical materials. They also supply quality Microlux Alumina polishing abrasives and Gugolz optical polishing pitch.  

Contact Information

  • For more information contact:

    Meller Optics, Inc.
    Steve Lydon, Marketing
    120 Corliss St. / P.O. Box 6001
    Providence, RI 02940
    (800) 821-0180
    FAX (401) 331-0519
    e-mail: steve@melleroptics.com
    www.melleroptics.com