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Knight Optical’s Custom-Made Domes for Protective Housing for Drone Cameras

09 Jun 2022

Knight Optical – the leading supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested optical components – has a wide-ranging portfolio of Optical Domes available as made-to-order components or from a wide variety of stock

Particularly popular for use as protective housing for drones and vision system cameras – where protection of electronic sensor systems and expensive fish-eye lenses from harsh liquid and gas environments is essential – our premium-quality, custom-made Optical Domes offer high transmission (in the visible and near-infrared [NIR] spectrums) and supreme toughness for applications operating in harsh environments; all while providing a 360º viewport. 

As well as an extensive range of stock, we also offer Optical Domes as a custom-made component for a range of applications, such as drones and camera housing. Whether you're looking for large or small Domes, 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. 

Typical materials: 

As well as fused silica, our custom-made domes can be manufactured in the additional materials:

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. 

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 

Knight Optical Ltd
Roebuck Business Park
ME17 1AB
United Kingdom
Tel: 44 (0)1622 859444
Fax: 44 (0)1622 859 555
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