SOURCE: Meller Optics, Inc.

Meller Optics, Inc.

August 31, 2011 09:03 ET

Sapphire Optics From Meller Manufactured in Custom Shapes, Sizes and Configurations

PROVIDENCE, RI--(Marketwire - Aug 31, 2011) - Meller Optics, Inc. is announcing they can fabricate sapphire optics to customer specification in a wide range of shapes, sizes, and configurations to match specific OEM requirements.

Meller Custom Sapphire Optics are ideally suited for applications requiring an optically clear, hard material that is abrasion-resistant and chemically inert. Fabricated in a wide range of shapes and sizes as lenses, windows, domes, prisms, cubes, and cylinders, custom fabricated sapphire optics can include features such as drilled holes, slots, wedges, stepped edges, and elliptical edge shaping.

Featuring Moh 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond, Meller Custom Sapphire Optics are available with surface finishes to 20-5 scratch-dig, flatness to ¼ wave, parallelism from 20 to 2 arc/secs., and various A/R coatings, depending upon configuration. Typical applications include medical devices and instruments, and military and aerospace equipment.

Meller Custom Sapphire Optics 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 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