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SIGHT GLASS VIEWPORTS PROVIDE FULL 360 DEGREE VIEWING

an array of 360 viewports made from sapphire on a blue table.

New, custom optical grade sight glass viewports made from sapphire for optimum hardness and durability or from glass for less hostile environments have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sight Glass Viewports made from sapphire exhibit Mohs 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, making them ideal for applications […]

WINDOWS AND MISSILE DOMES MADE FROM SPINEL & ALON® ARMOR MATERIALS

Windows and domes made from Spinel and Alon for use in drone systems sit on a blue table with a photo of a drone being launched behind them.

A line of spinel and ALON® optics for a wide range of missile, drone, and night vision system applications requiring a durable and chemical-resistant material has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI Meller Spinel and ALON® Optics provide a solution to glass because they are transparent in spectral regions where glass is […]

SAPPHIRE WINDOWS PROTECT OPTICS FROM HARSH ENVIRONMENTS

an assortment of sapphire optics displayed on top of a green table with a military helicopter in the background.

Custom fabricated sapphire windows for gimbaled optical systems that protect lenses from chemicals, dirt, saltwater, sand, and other fast moving particulates has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Windows provide front surface protection for optics used in gimbaled systems and are available with multispectral anti-reflective coatings that can meet salt […]

OPTICS POLISHING ABRASIVES CAN BE MIXED BY USER TO DESIRED RATIO

A purple gloved hand holds alumina polishing powder in front of another gloved hand pouring a bottle of liquid alumina onto some optics for polishing.

A line of high purity calcined alumina polishing powders offered in two grades and seven particle sizes that can be mixed to match their optical material has been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Microlux Alumina Powders are offered in two ultrapure grades and feature seven particle sizes from 0.05 to 3.0 […]

LIDAR OPTICS
TRANSMIT FROM THE UV TO IR

AN assortment of optics in various materials and configurations on a blue table with an Infrared image of a bridge as the backdrop.

A wide range of LIDAR (light detection and ranging) optics offered in many materials to let OEMs match their material properties and transmission requirements have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller LIDAR Optics can be custom fabricated to OEM specifications from many materials as lenses, windows, and mirrors in plano-concave, concave, […]