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Knight Optical’s Custom Domes for Thermal Imaging

09 Oct 2021

Known for their ability to withstand high-pressure environments and offer a 360º viewport, our high-quality Optical Domes are ideally suited for thermography; when specified in our range of IR material options

As well as an extensive range of stock, we also offer Optical Domes as a custom-made order for a range of applications such as thermal imaging systems. Whether you're looking for large or small Domes or clear or filtered options; our tailored solutions enable you to specify the substrates, tolerances, coatings and dimensions suitable for your project. Available from 5 to 200mm in diameter, and 0.25 to 10mm in thickness, our Optical Domes provide you with high transmission and extreme durability in harsh environments (dependent on material). 

Unparalleled in clarity, our Optical Domes offer transmission in the visible (400 to 700nm), near-infrared (NIR) (700nm to 1.2µm), Mid-IR (3 to 5µm) and Far-IR (8 to 30µm+) spectrums.  

Material Options: 

  • Schott N-BK7 (or equivalent) or NBK10 for visible applications
  • UV Grade Fused Silica for UV applications
  • Silicon for 3-5 micron in the mid-IR band
  • Germanium for 7-14 micron longwave-IR band
  • Sapphire 
  • PMMA Acrylic
  • Zinc Sulphide
  • Quartz.

First-Class Quality 

Quality is the driving force behind Knight Optical, and to ensure you profit from high-precision optics, we take the utmost care to ensure every component accurately meets your specifications. Offering unparalleled service, Knight Optical undertakes a full inspection of your optics from our ISO 9001:2015-certified, state-of-the-art Metrology Laboratory, followed by a meticulous visual examination by our dedicated QA department

To discover how we can enhance your supply chain experience and to learn more about our stock and custom-made Optical Domes, contact a member of our technical sales team today. 

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UK, Europe, Asia & RoW: E-mail info@knightoptical.co.uk 

Tel +44 (0)1622 859444

USA & Canada: E-mail usasales@knightoptical.com 

Tel +001 401-583-7846 

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