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A plastic optic is the integration of plastic materials into optical applications. When the materials are refined into lenses, prisms and mirrors, they serve the purpose of glass optics at a lower cost and a significant savings of weight.
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G-S PLASTIC OPTICS - Rochester, NY
G-S PLASTIC OPTICS specializes in the custom manufacture of precision polymer optics for use in imaging, scanning, detection and illumination applications worldwide. In-house capability to provide diamond-turned and injection-molded prototypes, production injection molding, thin-film and reflective...
Apollo Optical Systems, Inc. - West Henrietta, NY
Manufacturer of custom precision optical components specializing in single-point diamond turning and injection-molded polymer optics in prototype and production volumes. In-house capabilities include SPDT, extensive metrology, injection molding, optical and mechanical design and engineering. Also...
Diverse Optics Inc. - Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Diverse Optics manufactures custom precision polymer optic components and assemblies. Core processes include injection molding, single-point diamond turning (SPDT), optomechanical design, metrology, assembly, bonding, and thin-film coating. Transforms optical systems from expensive, heavy, and...
Edmund Optics, Inc. - Barrington, NJ
Manufacturer and distributor of optical and imaging components for OEM and research applications. Products include lenses, prisms, filters, mirrors, optomechanical equipment, lasers, imaging lenses, CCD cameras, capture boards and imaging systems. Our comprehensive selection of optical components...
Fresnel Technologies, Inc. - Fort Worth, TX
Manufacturer of molded plastic Fresnel lenses and related optical components, as well as infrared transmitting materials and optics made from them. Specialties include lens arrays for passive infrared applications, diffusers and microlens arrays for illumination, and optics for environmental...
RHK Japan, Inc. - Tokyo, Japan
Supplier of plastic lenses, Fresnel lenses, linear Fresnels, lenticulars, Fresnel prisms and matte-surface plates.
Accumold - Ankeny, IA
American Polarizers, Inc. - Reading, PA
Axetris AG, A Leister AG Co. - Itasca, IL
Ayase America Inc., Sub. of Ayase Co., Ltd. - Santa Clara, CA
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Sub. of Bayer - Pittsburgh, PA
BibleOpteq Co. Ltd. - Beijing, China
Bryars Optical Consulting - Santa Rosa, CA
Coating Design Group, Inc. - Milford, CT
Coltech Optronics Inc., Sub. of Colcoat Co., Ltd. - Calgary, Canada
Control Optics Corp. - Ontario, CA
Davis-Standard, LLC - Pawcatuck, CT
Empire Precision Plastics - Rochester, NY
Fresnel Optics GmbH, Sub. of Reflexite Corp. - Apolda, Germany
Gemini Optics - Rochester, NY
Global Precision Optics - Anderson, SC
Grafix Plastics, Sub. of GRAFIX - Maple Heights, OH
Greenlight Optics, LLC - Loveland, OH
Holochip Corp. - Hawthorne, CA
Kaleido Technology ApS - Farum, Denmark
Lensel Optics Pvt. Ltd. - Pune, India
Lexitek, Inc. - Wellesley, MA
microPEP, Business Unit of Precision Engineered Products, Inc. - East Providence, RI
Moondog Optics, Inc. - Fairport, NY
Nalux Co., Ltd. - Osaka, Japan
OPTI-KEN - Buckenhof, Germany
Optical Design Service - Tucson, AZ
Optics & Allied Engineering Pvt. Ltd. - Bangalore, India
Phoenix Optical Technologies Ltd. - St. Asaph, Wales
Rochester Precision Optics (RPO) - West Henrietta, NY
SMA Optical Technologies, Inc. - Honeoye Falls, NY
Sumipro Submicron Lathing BV - Almelo, Netherlands
Tecnottica Consonni srl - Calco, Italy
Toyotec Co., Ltd., Precision Optics Div. - Toyokawa, Japan
TSP, Inc. - Batavia, OH
Tucson Optical Engineering, Inc. - Tucson, AZ
WTP Optics, Inc. - Concord, MA
Zeon Chemicals L.P., Sub. of Zeon Corp. - Louisville, KY
ZETT OPTICS GmbH - Braunschweig, Germany
The integration of plastic materials into optical applications. When the materials are refined into lenses, prisms and mirrors, they serve the purpose of glass optics at a lower cost and a significant savings of weight.
Fiber in which both core and cladding are made of plastic.
A lens made from transparent plastic material. Lenses over 31/2 in. in diameter are usually machined, ground and polished. Smaller lenses are usually injection molded, the mount surrounding the lens often being molded in place at the same time. As...
The direct cladding used for fused silica cores to create large numerical aperture fibers and used as overcoats to glass-clad fibers to reduce microbend loss and increase mechanical protection.
plastic-clad silica (PCS) fiber
An optical waveguide having a silica core and a plastic cladding.
plastic optical components
plastic fiber optic fibers
FO fibers plastic
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