|9/2/2011||Sapphire Optics Custom Shapes and Configurations|
|Sapphire optics that can be fabricated to customer specification in various shapes, sizes, and configurations to match specific OEM requirements are available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island.
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, they 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 1/4 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.