SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

June 22, 2016 08:29 ET

Meller Optics Sapphire Lenses Are Durable, Impervious to Harsh Chemicals

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2016) -  Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced custom sapphire lenses that are impervious to blood, harsh chemicals, and chlorine and fluorine gas for use in a wide range of medical sensors and related instruments.

Meller Sapphire Medical Lenses feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond for withstanding the rigors of frequent use and sterilization procedures. They are available round or square, concave or convex, flat or stepped, and can incorporate holes, edge treatments, metallization, and coatings to enhance transmission to > 99%, depending upon thickness.

Suitable for use in medical and laboratory instruments and sensors, Meller Sapphire Medical Lenses are precision manufactured to OEM specifications in 0.250" to 10" dia. sizes and transmit from the UV to 4.7 microns. Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave, with parallelism to 2 arc-sec, and surface finishes to < 0.5 mm. Other sapphire optics are offered.

Meller Sapphire Medical Lenses are priced according to size, configuration, and quantity. Quotations are available 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
    120 Corliss St. / P.O. Box 6001
    Providence, RI 02940
    (800) 821-0180
    FAX (401) 331-0519