Author Archives: Meller Optics

SAPPHIRE LENSES, WINDOWS & DOMES PROTECT ROBOT SENSORS IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

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Custom fabricated sapphire optics that resist scratching, high pressures, and high temperatures found in harsh environments in which many robotics function have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optics can be supplied as lenses, flat windows, and domes custom fabricated in sizes from 3/8” to 4” dia. and varying wall […]

MELLER OPTICS INTRODUCES WHITEPAPER DESCRIBING SAPPHIRE PROPERTIES AND APPLICATIONS

Text reads "Properties and Applications of Sapphire" with different photos of sapphire optics in a hexagon pattern.

A comprehensive 8-page whitepaper describing the attributes of sapphire and the many applications for this robust, opto-electronic material has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Optics’ Properties and Applications of Sapphire Whitepaper provides a comprehensive description of this robust opto-electronic material including its hexagonal/rhombohedral structure and property dependent plane orientations. The […]

2024 OVERRUN OPTICS LIST FEATURES FIRST-QUALITY SAPPHIRE LENSES & MORE

A wide selection of sapphire optics in various configurations advertising the discount overrun list.

A new, updated list of overrun optics resulting from customer production overruns that includes all types of first-quality lenses, windows, prisms, and more, made from sapphire and other materials has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. The Meller Optics 2024 Overrun Parts List features over one million standard and custom parts, allowing […]

MELLER OPTICS, INC. RECEIVES DFARS CERTIFICATION

An array of sapphire optics on top of a blue table in front of a missile photo.

Providence, RI – Meller Optics, Inc. has announced that they have received DFARS certification. The Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) regulates the use and dissemination of controlled unclassified information (CUI) which is a step below top-secret. DFARS compliance requires Department of Defense (DoD) contractors to establish security controls for their information systems and the data […]

FLAT SAPPHIRE WINDOWS PROTECT VISION SYSTEMS IN HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

A variety of flat sapphire viewing windows on a red table. A helicopter flies in the background.

Custom fabricated sapphire windows are being introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. The firm has recently become DFARS compliant which involves a set of cybersecurity regulations that defense contractors and suppliers must follow in order to be awarded new DoD contracts. Meller Flat Sapphire Windows can be fabricated to OEM specifications in different […]

OPTICS POLISHING ABRASIVES FOR GRINDING, LAPPING & POLISHING ALL MATERIALS

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A line of high purity, petroleum-free alumina abrasive powders that are ready to mix with ionized water for use with all hard and soft optical materials is available from Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Microlux Powders come in seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 microns for mixing with ionized water and application […]