Knight Optical’s Custom Rod Lenses for Optical Systems
05 Dec 2021
With four variants to choose from – Plain, 45º type and Laserline Generator and Graded Index types – as well as our custom-made optics, Knight Optical's range of Rod Lenses meets the most complex of Optical System requirements.
A particular type of Cylindrical Lens, our Rod Lenses are typically manufactured in Borosilicate (or equivalent); ideal for Optical Systems operating over the visible and near-infrared (NIR) wavelengths. What's more, we also offer a range of Rod Lenses in UV Grade Fused Silica for applications working in the ultraviolet (UV) waveband down to 185nm.
As well as custom-made Rod Lenses, we also offer a stock range in a variety of shapes and sizes – and, if required, with custom coatings tailored to meet your specifications. Alongside our vast range of stock and custom-made offerings, we also supply Rod Lenses as mounted and unmounted components and polishing on both ends.
Material: N-BK7 (or equivalent), Borosilicate (or equivalent), UV Fused Silica
Shapes: Plane, 45°
Dimensional tolerances: +/- 0.1mm
Centring: < 3 arcminutes
Surface quality: <40-20 Scratch/Dig
Surface figure: < 5(1) @ 633nm
Coating: Antireflective (AR) coatings for application bandwidth (if required)
Mounting: Available on request
Quality you can rely on
Quality is at the core of 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 Rod Lenses, contact a member of our technical sales team today.
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