Meller Optics, Inc. offers custom-configured sapphire optics that are more durable than other materials for the rising use of drones in commercial and military applications.
Meller Sapphire Optics for drones include flat windows and domes for all types of vision systems used for inspecting cell towers, bridges, and other challenging commercial and military surveillance applications.
- Provides up to 85 percent transmission uncoated in the UV to IR and up to 99 percent when A/R coated in two sides
- Can be supplied with surface finishes from 60-40 to 40-20 scratch-dig and flatness held to 1/10th wave in the visible and < 2 arc sec. in/in parallelism per MIL-PRF-13830
- Features Moh 9 hardness, which is second only to diamond
- Highly durable and clear sapphire can withstand fast moving dirt, particulates, sand, and water
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