Optimax is a world class manufacturer of precision optics. With more than 100 skilled opticians and a modern 60,000 sq.ft. facility, Optimax is one of the largest prototype optics manufacturers in the U.S. Optimax produces a wide range of optical components including Optics for High Power.
Our ongoing development, whether it’s innovation in technology developed or business ideology, our research allows us to enhance our high precision optics that we offer to all of our customers and we share some of that information with you in our Technical Papers.
Controls: Index and dispersion variation in optical glass
Related Terms: Homogeneity, bubble grade, striae grade, stress birefrigence, international code, 6-digit code
Specification Must Contain: Nominal value and linear tolerance (Dispersion tolerance typically given a percentage)
Optimax Preferred Specification: Nd and Vd
Reasons: Correlates with international code, information widely available
Manufacturing Standards: MIL-G-174, ISO 10110-4, OEOSC OP3.001-2001
For More Information
Optimax’s Technical Note on Glass Quality