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Sydor Optics Now Offering Sapphire Windows in Volume

16 Oct 2018

Sydor Optics manufactures custom sapphire windows using a specialized, high speed, double-sided grinding and polishing process. We can process multiple parts in a group quickly making this cost effective when compared to processing one surface at a time.

Sapphire is an excellent material of choice when durability and broadband transmission from the UV to Mid IR are required. The material is commonly used in critical environments where abrasion resistance and extreme temperatures are encountered such as defense and aerospace applications as well medical applications where safety is of the utmost concern.

We offer both CNC machining and double-sided grinding/polishing services to produce custom parts that are to spec, on budget and on time.

  • Working with C-plane sapphire
  • Any shape up to 200 mm in diameter/diagonal, larger window designs will need to be reviewed by our engineers
  • Thickness starting at 1 mm with tolerances down to +/-0.010mm
  • Cosmetics to 20-10
  • Transmitted wavefront better than ¼ wave
  • Parallelism better than 5 arc seconds
  • Currently producing over 2,000 sapphire windows per month
  • Interferometry available for both 633nm and 3.39um wavelengths
  • Available with antireflective coatings
  • Windows can also be mounted into frames or subassemblies View our Sapphire material safety data sheets here - http://bit.ly/2ykpakX

Sydor Optics is the largest facility in the US specializing in double-side grinding and polishing of optical windows. Capable of processing windows to 750 mm diameter, volumes to several thousands of parts per month delivering with on time performance >95%. For a full view of all our capabilities please visit our website.

Call us today to discuss your project. We will be glad to review your prints and specifications and offer any available options for improving manufacturability, cost and delivery

CONTACT DETAILS
Sydor Optics, Inc.
31 Jetview Drive
Rochester
NY
14624
United States
Tel: +1 585 271 7300
Fax: +1 585 271 7309
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