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Customized Optical Filter Glass


  • 59 SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass Types in Stock

  • No Minimum Order Quantity

  • Build-to-Print Manufacturing and Full-Custom Design

  • Rapid Turnaround for Prototypes

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Overview

ITOS, the German manufacturing site of Edmund Optics®, offers optical filter glass in customized shapes, sizes from 4-160mm, and at various thicknesses. Utilizing state-of-the-art production equipment and an extensive inventory of the entire range of SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass, including a large selection of raw glass plates, allows for rapid delivery of small quantities of customized filters. This DIN ISO 9001:2015 certified manufacturing facility guarantees reliability and quality in volume production.

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Capabilities

Choose from 59 different types of filter glasses to match the spectral requirements of your application. Whether you require small quantities for prototyping or build-to-print manufacturing for OEM systems, we have the capabilities to cut and polish optical filter glass to ensure the success of your project.

Optical Filter Glass Capabilities
Dimensions (mm) Ø 3 to 160 or
2 x 2 to 160 x 160
Dimensional Tolerances (mm) ≥ 2 to 49 ±0.2
≥ 50 to 99 ±0.3
≥ 100 to 160 ±0.4
Thickness (mm) 0.5 – 4.0
Thickness Tolerances (mm) ≤ 1 ± 0.1
> 1 to 4 ± 0.2
Surface Finish* P2
Form Errors, Planarity* 3/10-15 up to Ø 50 mm
Surface Defects* ≥ 2 to 49: 5/3 x 0.63
≥ 50 to 160: 5/4 x 0.63
Parallelism* 3 arcmin
Edges & Bevels Round parts ≥ Ø5 mm: polished edges & protective bevel
Square & rectangular parts < 50 x 50 mm: polished edges, no bevel
Edge Chips ≤ Ø80 mm < 0.3 mm (5/E0.3)
≥ Ø81 mm < 0.6 mm (5/E0.6)
*Specifications per DIN ISO 10110. Manufacturing specifications per MIL-PRF-13830B also available.

OPTICAL FILTERS SELECTION GUIDE

Color glass optical filters operate through absorption rather than the application of coatings. Many types of color glass filters are available including bandpass, shortpass, longpass, neutral density, heat absorbing, and multiband filters. Click below to learn more about different types of optical filters:

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Custom Options & Available Dimensions and Tolerances

SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass Types Available for Customization
BG3 BG60 VG9 GG395 GG495 RG695
BG7 BG61 VG20 GG400 OG515 RG715
BG18 BG62 UG1 GG420 OG530 RG9
BG25 BG63 UG5 GG435 OG550 RG780
BG38 BG64 UG11 GG455 OG570 RG830
BG39 BG67 BG36 GG475 OG590 RG850
BG40 RG1000 N-WG280 KG5 RG610 NG5
BG42 KG1 N-WG295 NG1 RG630 NG9
BG50 KG2 N-WG305 NG3 RG645 NG11
BG55 KG3 N-WG320 NG4 RG665  
General Information SCHOTT Optical Filter Glass
UG Black and blue glasses, UV transmitting
BG Blue, blue-green, and multiband glasses
VG Green glasses
GG Nearly colorless to yellow glasses, IR transmitting
OG Orange glasses, IR transmitting
RG Red and black glasses, blocking visible, IR transmitting
NG Neutral density glasses with uniform attenuation in the visible range
WG Colorless glasses with different cut-offs in the UV, transmitting in the visible and IR ranges
KG Virtually colorless glasses with high transmission in the visible and absorption in the IR

Additional Custom Options Available

  • Neutral density filters are designed for a certain density/transmission at a reference wavelength
  • Cemented colour glass combinations
  • Photometric measurement reports

Manufacturing Equipment

  • State-of-the-Art Single- & Double-Sided Polisher
  • High-Precision Diamond Saw
  • Bevelling Machine
  • CNC Centering Machine
  • Waterjet Cutter
  • Laser Engraver

Metrology

  • Spectrophotometers
  • Zygo® Interferometer
  • Measuring Microscope
  • Digital Measuring Projector
Aspheric Equipment
 

Products

SCHOTT NG Absorptive Neutral Density (ND) Filters

SCHOTT NG Absorptive Neutral Density (ND) Filters

SCHOTT KG Heat Absorbing Glass

SCHOTT KG Heat Absorbing Glass

Longpass Glass Color Filters

Longpass Glass Color Filters

Colored Glass Bandpass Filters

Colored Glass Bandpass Filters

Technical Resources

Videos

Informative corporate or instructional videos ranging from simple tips to application-based demonstrations of product advantages.

Filter Holder Plate and Interchangeable Filter Holder

Filter Holder Plate and Interchangeable Filter Holder

 

Application Notes

Technical information and application examples including theoretical explanations, equations, graphical illustrations, and much more.

Custom Bandpass Filter using Shortpass and Longpass Filters
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Understanding Neutral Density Filters
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Optical Filters
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