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Coating Quality Options

precision optic technician inspecting a custom opticOptimax offers coating quality assurance options to better serve our customer’s needs. Many projects have different requirements and our coating options are designed to offer flexibility when choosing what best fits program requirements. As a standard practice, we always put witness samples in the coating chamber with the optics. Coating curves, adhesion and abrasion testing are provided at no extra cost. Itemized below are coating quality assurance options that are available to ensure compliance with the program requirements. Choose from the options below to determine what is best for your project.

Deliverable Witness Sample*

Environmental Testing

(Per MIL-C-48497A or MIL-C-675C)
  • Samples will be polished on one surface and ground on the other
  • Material may not be an exact equivalent
  • Diameter: approximately 25.4 mm
  • CA: 22 mm
  • Test: 15 fringe power x 5 fringe irregularity
  • Cosmetics: 80-50 using a 40 watt light source
  • CT: Range from 1 mm to 88 mm (depending on available stock)
  • Bevels: .25 mm to 1.25 mm
  • Quality 1 per coating run
  • Moderate Abrasion Test
  • Adhesion Test
  • Temperature Cycling
  • Salt Salubility
  • Salt Spray Fog
  • Severe Abrasion Testing
  • Humidity Testing
  • Solubility and Cleanability (except Trichloroethylene)
  • Water Solubility
  • Laser Damage Testing


*25mm diameter. Reflection (polished 1 side) or Transmission (polished 2 sides)

Price and delivery dependent on option and available upon request.