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Edmund Optics® wins inspect Award for the 6th year in a row – 3rd place for new Cw lens series

10/26/2021, Mainz, Germany   —

Edmund Optics® (EO), leading global manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and imaging components, is once again amongst the winners of the inspect Award.

This acknowledgement is awarded by the imaging and machine vision magazine inspect from the publishing house Wiley on a yearly basis. After selecting the most innovative products amongst the applications, readers have to choose between the shortlisted products and select the product they find most trend-setting and treasure most. This year, Edmund Optics applied with their new TECHSPEC® Cw Series Fixed Focal Length Lenses, featuring a waterproof design with IPX7 & IPX9K IEC Ingress Protection, and won the bronze medal in the “Vision” category.

Dr. Boris Lange, Manager Imaging Europe, states: “Edmund Optics always listens to market trends and customer’s requirements and the Cw lenses are a result of the latest development. The sealed, waterproof nature of the Cw Series makes them unique from traditional lenses that would require a protective cover over the imaging system in harsh environments with water exposure. We are aiming to bring the technology a good step forward by serving the market with a lens fulfilling the current gap.”

This innovative product convinced the inspect readers with its hydrophobic front window, O-ring seal design, and ability to be submerged underwater up to 1m depth for 30 minutes. The TECHSPEC® Cw Series Fixed Focal Length lenses can operate in close-range high pressure, high temperature water spray downs, and are ideal for applications including food, pharma, automotive, and security.

The first time Edmund Optics won an inspect Award was in 2016/2017 in Silver with its Cx series of compact and flexible lenses. In 2017/2018 the Ruggedized Cr lens series was awarded with Gold, followed in 2018/2019 by another Silver award for the Liquid Lens M12 Imaging Lenses series. In 2019/2020, EO was awarded with Bronze for the CA lens series, and another bronze again in 2020/2021 for the LT lens series. Edmund Optics is very proud to again be amongst the recipients of the inspect Award 2022 and very much appreciates the involvement of the readers.

Edmund Optics (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics technology. With a portfolio of over 34.000 products and a large inventory of optical components, EO offers products for immediate delivery, standard or customized, in small quantities and large volume, for various industries. With its headquarters in the US, EO has manufacturing sites in Asia, Europe and the Americas. In collaboration with a global team of experts in optical design and manufacturing and a global distribution network, EO supports its customers along the entire value chain - from design to prototype and volume production - and has what is needed to enable the success of their projects. The FUTURE DEPENDS on OPTICS and EO is ready to support its customers on that journey.

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About Edmund Optics:

Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading global manufacturer and distributor of precision optics, optical assemblies and image processing components with headquarters in the USA and manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Asia and Europe and sales representatives around the globe. EO has a very large inventory of optical components for immediate delivery and offers products, standard or customized, in small quantities but also in volume for various industries. Request a quote or place your order through the website or contact us via phone +44 1904788600 or email by reference to our catalogue.