Stock or Custom, from Design and Prototype to Volume Production
Wide Variety of Prism Shapes Available
Available in Common Glass Types with a Variety of Standard and Custom Coatings
Edmund Optics® is a premier manufacturer of stock and custom optical prisms for applications including direct view, laser targeting, and visual instrumentation. Our world class prism manufacturing capabilities are tailored to meet the most demanding requirements in image displacement or rotation beam steering, retroreflection, or dispersion. Whether your application calls for a stock component from our vast inventory, a build-to-print prism, or a fully customized design effort, our expert optical design and manufacturing engineers can develop solutions to meet your needs. To learn more about prisms and how they are manufactured, read our Introduction to Optical Prisms application note.
Edmund Optics® produces over 500,000 optical prisms per year. Our expertise includes achieving precision quality in a wide variety of Schott, Ohara, and CDGM materials, along with utilizing optical contacting to achieve high precision angle tolerances.
|Prism Manufacturing Capabilities|
|Dimensions||2 – 200mm||2 – 150mm||2 – 75mm|
|Prism Physical Angle Tolerance||±3 arcmin||±1 arcmin||45º & 90º ±0.5 arcsec|
|Penta Prism Deviation||±5 arcmin||±3 arcmin||±0.5 arcsec|
|Max Bevel (Face Width @ 45°)||±0.5mm||±0.3mm||±0.05mm|
|Surface Quality (Scratch Dig)||80-50||40-20||10-5|
|Bonded Prism Assembly Beam Deviation||5 arcmin||3 arcmin||0.5 arcmin|
|Pyramid Tolerance||±5 arcmin||±3 arcmin||±0.5 arcmin|
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Edmund Optics® has the expertise to provide stock and custom optical prisms. Our specialty is right angle, penta, and image rotation prisms. Contact us with your requirements and our expert staff of optical manufacturing engineers will work closely with you to make sure we deliver optical prisms that meet your system's needs within your budget constraints.
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