Polishing & Grinding Services
United Lens Company employs the latest technology and techniques from high speed double side polishing, single side precision polishing, cylindrical and spherical polishing for all of your custom substrates. ULC grinds, polishes, and finishes custom flat optics with consistent and unsurpassed accuracy. Our processes are appropriate for silica, quartz, ceramic, glass, filters or customer-supplied material.
Operated by highly trained professionals, our cutting edge machinery allows us to provide the highest quality optical components in virtually any quantity, in sizes up to 18 inches in diameter, surface flatness to 1/20 wave P-V, parallelism to 1 arc second, and to MIL-PRF-13830B, MIL-I-45208, and ISO 10110 specifications. Our finishing results are as low as 3 Angstrom RMS, Robotic/Automatic edging and Beveling allow diamond edge finishes.
To ensure each product meets customer specifications, components are tested using state-of-the-art interferometers, polarimeters, autocollimators, and other optical gauging instruments.
To see how we can meet the unique requirements of your project with flexible production capabilities, please see below or contact United Lens Company.
Custom Flat Optics
Laser Grade Flat Optics
In-House Tooling Design and Fabrication
Up to 18 in
Flat To 1/20 Wave P-V
<1 Arc second
As Low as 3 Angstrom RMS Down to 3 micron Ground Finish
Diamond Machined Edges
High Intensity Inspection Lights
Zygo NewView Microscope
1/20th Wave Test Plates
Zygo Interferometers (4",6" and 12" Aperatures)
Optical Gaging Products (Non-Contact CMM)
Laser Debris Shields
Fine Ground Lens Blanks
Precision Optical Flats
1 to Millions of Units
Typical Lead Time
5 to 6 weeks
Rush Services Available
Industrial / Commercial
Medical / Bioscience