Catalog optics companies, include substantial price market ups for all their lenses. In many cases this can be 2-3 times what the price of a custom lens would be. At what volume these savings can be found depends on the lens type, for a glass spherical lens you could be saving money 40% in volumes… Continue reading How can custom optics save money?
According ISO 10110 standard optical coatings is divided on two types: protective coatings and functional coatings. Protective coatings are coated on optical elements when safety of optical surfaces and functional coatings is needed. For example, if using of optical device in aggressive environment is planned. Functional coatings are coated on optical elements to provide necessary… Continue reading Optical coating definitions and standards
The most commonly used standard for optics manufacturing is ISO 10110, which was first created in 1927. Below we will describe some of the key parameters called out in the standard. The image below is a of a typical lens drawing.