Tag Archives: sapphire optics

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 […]

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 […]

SAPPHIRE OPTICAL DOMES
PROTECT MISSILE GUIDANCE SYSTEMS

sapphire optical domes and a hyper-hemisphere sitting on a blue table as a missile flys in the background.

Custom engineered sapphire optical domes including a new truncated hyper-hemisphere 360 degree window for protecting vision systems from harsh environments have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Sapphire Optical Domes and 360 Degree Windows feature Mohs 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond, and are highly resistant to fast moving […]

LARGE SAPPHIRE WINDOWS PROTECT SENSORS FROM HIGH SPEED PARTICULATES

Sapphire windows on a red table in front of a photo of a flying plane.

Custom fabricated large sapphire windows for use in protecting electronic sensors and vison systems on the outboard surface of aircraft and drones have been introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Large Sapphire Windows exhibit Mohs 9 hardness which is second only to diamond and are optically clear to provide a protective […]

SAPPHIRE WAVEPLATES
EXTEND POLARIZATION CONTROL

Sapphire waveplates on a blue background with sin wave diagrams underneath.

A line of custom manufactured sapphire waveplates that can convert the polarization state of laser light into a different polarization state is being introduced by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, Rhode Island. Meller Sapphire Waveplates are manufactured to customer specifications in sizes from 10 to 30 mm in A or M plane configurations and extend […]

SAPPHIRE OPTICS
PRECISE CUSTOM CONFIGURATIONS OFFERED

An assortment of custom sapphire optics accompanied by a small glass globe on a blue background.

Custom sapphire optics fabricated to specifications to meet OEM requirements for particular configurations, mounting options, shapes, and sizes, are manufactured in the USA by Meller Optics, Inc. of Providence, RI. Meller Custom Sapphire Optics can be fabricated as lenses, windows, domes, prisms, cubes, and cylinders and can include features such as drilled holes, slots, wedges, […]