SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

March 22, 2016 08:28 ET

Meller Sapphire Windows Meet Precise Design Requirements

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwired - Mar 22, 2016) - Meller Optics, Inc. produces custom sapphire windows fabricated in special configurations with wedged faces, beveled and stepped edges, profiles, and other characteristics to meet precise OEM specifications.

Meller Sapphire Windows can be custom fabricated in a wide range of sizes up to 10" dia. with special shapes, wedged faces, beveled or stepped edges, and various profiles to meet precise design requirements. Featuring Moh 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond, these windows are ideally suited for protecting cameras and sensors requiring a clear viewing surface that needs to withstand high speed particulates and harsh chemicals.

Precisely finished, Meller Sapphire Windows transmit from the UV to IR (1270 nm to 4.7 µm) and provide flatness to 1/10th wave in the visible and < 2 arc sec. in/in. parallelism, with finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig, depending upon configuration. Windows can also be fabricated from fused silica, ZnSe, ZnS, silicon, germanium, and other materials.

Meller Custom Sapphire Windows are priced according to configuration and quantity. Literature and 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 optics 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