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Better, cleaner production environment

Better, cleaner production environment

As part of our ongoing program of continuous quality improvement we have just completed a major refurbishment of our production area. In addition to installing a new, higher specification air...

Application optimised IR lenses

Application optimised IR lenses

Optical product designers for the Infrared waveband (8-14 microns) are drawn towards using off-the-shelf IR lenses because of their typically lower cost. However, when it comes to an application...

Why choose athermalized optics?

Why choose athermalized optics?

For monitoring applications prone to temperature fluctuations, it is important to design optics that are insensitive to thermal change in the surrounding environment. Developing an athermalized...

Novel day / night vision lens

Novel day / night vision lens

Our optical engineers have designed a new motorised lens that allows rapid remote adjustment of the iris to help compensate for the hugely different lighting conditions encountered during the day...

Why choose a custom lens for your optical product?

Why choose a custom lens for your optical product?

If a suitable off-the-shelf lens is available and it meets all your optical and environmental requirements, then why look further. However, if your application is more demanding, to justify the...

Weatherproof lens adapter for nature studies

Weatherproof lens adapter for nature studies

For a popular nature program - the BBC TV Springwatch team required a version of our Model 287 wide angle zoom lens adapter capable of use outdoors for days on end without any deterioration in image...

Ensuring a successful optical deployment in Space

Ensuring a successful optical deployment in Space

Selecting a lens or optical system for use in space – it must comply with basic requirements to survive this harsh environment. They must be designed to withstand launch into space without any loss...