Since 1964, Sydor Optics has built a worldwide reputation in the field of precision plano optics combining traditional craftsmanship with gutsy innovation. With the largest collection of double-sided polishing machines in North America, Sydor Optics can produce prototype to high-volume production custom optics.
Custom Optics Manufacturing
Using state-of-the-art technologies, and outstanding production, quality and inspection methods, Sydor Optics offers superior precision flat optics. The highly-skilled engineers take exceptional pride in ensuring that every product meets exacting standards, rigorous quality assurance and your precision specifications.
Custom Optical Window Fabrication Optical windows are typically fabricated from two flat, or commonly referred to as plano, polished surfaces that are optically transparent and intended to separate, seal, or otherwise protect other components. The double-sided manufacturing process yields exceptional parallelism and transmitted wavefront making it ideal for visible windows in industrial and biomedical applications, […]
Custom Infrared Window Fabrication Infrared windows are used in camera turrets for aircraft, marine and ground based surveillance systems, sensing applications, IR imaging and other electro optical payloads. IR windows in FLIR instruments, FTIR spectroscopy, and mineral and gas detection systems serve a range of markets including military & defense, medical, industrial, and commercial applications. […]
Custom Glass Wafer Fabrication Sydor Optics has decades of experience polishing precision glass wafers. Aside from standard size glass wafers such as 100mm, 150mm, 200mm and 300mm, Sydor Optics can provide custom wafers with diameters up to 450mm and thin wafers with thicknesses down to 0.1mm (± 0.003mm). With the largest collection of double-sided grinding […]
Custom Optical Wedge Fabrication Sydor Optics manufactures custom optical wedges used in a variety of applications. Flat optics with a wedge angle are typically used in laser applications for beam steering and beam displacement or for preventing stray-back reflections, and can also be used in virtually any type of optical component to change the direction […]
Optical Mirror Fabrication Sydor Optics fabricates an array of metallic and dielectric optical mirrors to meet your custom specifications and requirements. Optical mirrors basically consist of a polished substrate with a metallic coating or dielectric coating on the front surface, but different applications require different levels of precision optical mirrors. That’s why Sydor Optics offers […]
Custom Optical Flat Fabrication Sydor Optics provides various optical flats – also known as “reference flats,” “test flats” or “test plates” – to meet precision tolerances for the most demanding and exacting applications. An optical flat is manufactured to be extremely flat, and used as a reference for measuring the flatness of other optics with a monochromatic […]
Optical Filter Fabrication There are perhaps about as many types of glass filters as there are applications for them. Yet despite all the variety, one thing is clear: Sydor Optics offers exceptional manufacturing capabilities when it comes to custom optical filters. With the largest collection of double-sided grinding and polishing machines in North America, Sydor Optics can precisely fabricate custom […]
Custom Plate Beamsplitter Fabrication Sydor Optics fabricates precision optics that can be coated utilizing our suppliers to produce several kinds of dielectric and metal coated plate beamsplitters with various reflection/transmission (R:T) ratios, which offer many advantages when compared to cube beamsplitters. For example, plate beamsplitters can perform at higher temperatures, withstand higher levels of laser […]
Custom Witness Sample Fabrication Best practices suggest that when coating or setting up an optical component, it’s best to use a witness sample, also called a “test piece,” to ensure that the actual part will match your specific coating specifications and your application. Sydor Optics also offers witness samples for the measurement of coating stresses […]