Meller Optics, Inc. now offers custom sapphire lenses that are impervious to blood, harsh chemicals, and chlorine and fluorine gas for use in a wide range of medical sensors and instruments.
Meller Sapphire Medical Lenses feature Moh 9 hardness which is second only to diamond for withstanding the rigors of frequent use and sterilization procedures.
- Available round or square, concave or convex, flat or stepped, and can incorporate holes, edge treatments, metallization, and coatings to enhance transmission to > 99%, depending upon thickness
- Suitable for use in medical and laboratory instruments and sensors
- Precision manufactured to OEM specifications in 0.250” to 10” dia. sizes and transmit from the UV to 4.7 microns
- Flatness can be held to 1/10th wave, with parallelism to 2 arc-sec, and surface finishes to < 0.5 mm
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