Diamond Turned Aspheric Lenses for Defence & Aerospace

We supply a range of diamond turned germanium aspherics for a range of applicati


Diamond turning is an Aspherics best friend! Knight Optical can offer custom made Diamond turned aspheric lenses for use in missile guidance systems, night vision/thermal Imaging cameras and other military based and commercial infrared systems. We supply a range of diamond turned germanium aspherics for a range of applications. All individually QA checked and metrology tested for quality to ensure parts meet customer specification. Supplied in a range of sizes and shapes with custom coatings tailored to meet your individual applications. The benefit of Diamond Turned Aspherics, are that lens shapes can be manufactured very accurately without an expensive tooling cost except for the diamond bit; and is cost efficient for small quantities. Which are ideal for use within the Defence and Aerospace Industry. Knight Optical offers diamond turned aspherics from a range Read PDF for full specification…

Optical measuring equipment
  • Defense and areospace
  • precision custom optics
  • Germaniu , ZnSe Caf2 Silicon

Product features

Material: Germanium, ZnSe, Caf2, Silicon, Zinc Selenide (For LWIR)
Diameter: Up to 200mm dia +0, -0.02mm
Thickness: +/- 0.2mm
Flatness: < 1/2 wave over 90% aperture
Surface Quality: < 40-20 scratch/dig
Parallelism: 5 arcmin
Coating: AR/DLC (3-5 micron, 7-14 micron, 10-12 micron)

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