SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

February 04, 2015 09:02 ET

Meller Sapphire Sight Windows Allow Viewing From UHV to 10,000 PSI

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2015) - Meller Optics, Inc. has introduced custom fabricated sapphire viewports and sight windows for builders of UHV systems and process machinery that permit viewing in hostile environments.

Meller Sapphire Viewport Windows provide Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond and are suitable for applications from UHV to 10,000 psi and from cryogenic to 1,000°C, depending upon configuration. Manufactured to precise customer specifications, these sight windows resist chemicals including fluorine to 300°C, most acids, and are impervious to fast moving water and particulates such as blowing dirt, and sand.

Available in a variety of configurations and sizes from 0.25" to 10" dia., and 0.5mm to 1" thick, Meller Sapphire Viewport Windows can be custom fabricated with stepped edges and elliptical edge shaping, holes, slots, and wedges for mounting, and include A/R coatings. They exhibit flatness to 0.5 fringes HeNe and parallelism from 20 to 2 arc/secs.

Meller Sapphire Viewport Windows are priced according to configuration and customer requirements. Price 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