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Ordering Process

At Optimax, we manufacture high-precision optics for a range of applications, providing a superior customer service experience. We are committed to building the future by cultivating critical partnerships with optical engineers and key decision-makers across the full spectrum of optical engineering and design. If you would like to talk through the ordering process, contact a member of the Optimax team directly.

Inspection Data Options

We perform 100% inspection of manufactured optical components for all orders. Data packets can be provided electronically with three options available, each of which is outlined below. When placing an order, please give some consideration to which option works best for your project.

Complying with manufacturing standards issued by:

Verification Data Package includes:
Verification Data Package includes:
Verification Data Package Options: (Choose One)

Customer defined test plan or

A la Carte inspection options available include:

Packaging Options

Optimax cleans and wraps each optic to protect it from mechanical and chemical (staining) damage and desiccant will be added when necessary to protect the lenses from staining. The optics are then wrapped and packed into a protective shipping box.

If interested, you may select non-contact or clean-room packaging.

Ordering Process

Standard: Cotton Bag

  • Size: Lenses 15mm – 80mm in diameter
  • Cleanliness: Class 10,000
  • Packaging: Lenses are wrapped in lint-free rayon sheets and then placed in cotton bags.
Ordering Process

Standard: Lens Paper/Bubble Wrap

  • Size: Lenses larger than 80mm in diameter
  • Cleanliness: Class 10,000
  • Packaging #1:Lenses are wrapped in lint-free rayon sheets and then lens paper.
  • Packaging #2:They are then placed in bubble wrap pouches in plastic bags.

* For optics smaller than 15mm in diameter, gel capsules are available upon request.

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Non Contact: PETG

  • Size: Recommended for lenses between 100-300+mm in diameter
  • Cleanliness: Class 1,000
  • Packaging: Lenses are placed in PETG containers which avoid contact with the optical surfaces by only contacting the edges.

*Additional cost

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Clean Room

  • Cleanliness: Class 100
  • Packaging #1: Lenses are placed in clean-room sanitized containers that do not make contact with lens surfaces.
  • Packaging #2: Containers are then placed in 2-layers of polymer bags that are sealed within the cleanroom.

*Additional cost

Corporate & Compliance Information

Optimax operates under our Business Terms and Conditions and Vendor Terms and Conditions. To make sure you receive the appropriate documentation, please review the terms and conditions listed below as well as the other documents in our library that can be useful for the ordering process.

Compliance Information

Expedited Delivery

If expedited delivery is requested at the time of order, our team will assess our ability to meet the delivery. This includes verifying the availability of optical materials, workforce availability, and technical requirements.

Optimax provides an On-Time Guarantee. We work hard, but we’re not perfect, so any unearned premium will be refunded to the customer in the event of late delivery.

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