United Lens Company has a long tradition of service to the optical industry, and our commitment is ongoing to the industry, our customers and our employees. Since our founding in 1916 by Fileno DiGregorio, ULC has been under the same continuous family ownership, becoming the only true vertically integrated company in the optical industry. What separates United Lens from other suppliers is that we are the only company that can form, anneal, machine, polish and coat all at one facility.
Thin Film Coating
ULC provides a broad range of optical coating services, ranging from anti-reflection and protected or enhanced metal mirrors consisting of 1-9 layers, to dielectric polarizers and beam splitters consisting of 60+ layers. These coatings can be applied to optics up to 23″ in diameter, having various shapes and sizes, with either plano or curved surfaces. Prior to coating, all optics are either cleaned in one of our automated ultrasonic cleaning systems or hand washed in our class 1000 cleaning and inspection room.
Laser Debris Shields
Our laser debris shields are a durable OEM laser accessory replacement made with unrivaled quality at an affordable price. With an extremely low absorption and high damage threshold, our shields help protect and prolong the life of both CW and pulsed laser systems. All shields are verified for absolute reflection on our state-of-the-art, calibration maintained spectrophotometers. Our shields are commonly used in fiber laser machines for laser cutting and laser welding.Learn More
Test Plates / Mirror Blanks
United Lens Company’s test plates and mirror blanks are provided to our customers as either hand crafted molded blanks or precision machined cut blanks. They are manufactured in-house by our highly skilled molders and machinists from in-stock raw materials. They are available in a variety of diameter sizes and ranging in thickness from 19.05mm – 83.82mm.Learn More
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The Advantages of Magneto-Rheological Finishing (MRF)
At United Lens Company, we are continuously committed to improving our capabilities to ensure everyone’s success. This means strengthening our capabilities by investing in the right equipment and continuing to drive efficiencies in every step of the manufacturing process. Our newest capability includes Magneto-Rheological…Read More
ULC Honors 14 Employees for Milestones in Service
Happy Holidays from ULC! At ULC, our employees are the heart of our business and our most valuable assets. Every employee at United Lens brings a valuable talent and contribution to our organization. Their hard work and accomplishments are what ensures we deliver to…Read More
Join ULC in the Pledge to Be Safe at Work
Safety Remains Our Top Priority – Happy National Safety Month! Now more than ever, safety is crucial both inside and outside the workplace. National Safety Month, celebrated annually during the month of June, focuses on saving lives and preventing injuries, from the workplace to…Read More
Happy Memorial Day
Celebrating by Remembering At United Lens Company, we have supported the military, defense and aerospace industries for decades through the manufacturing of custom-made optics. We understand that the equipment utilized in these industries must be held to the highest possible standard; national security is…Read More
Learn the Advantages of Wiresaw Slicing
At United Lens Company, we are dedicated to shared success. When we’re successful, our customers are successful, and we are continuously committed to improving our capabilities to ensure everyone success. This means strengthening our capabilities by investing in the right equipment and continuing to…Read More