Flat Sapphire Windows for Vision Systems in Harsh Environments

Meller Optics flat sapphire windows can withstand fast moving dirt, sand, water, and most chemicals, and are suitable for use in military weapon systems, commercial aircraft, and drones By Joseph Macey / 13 Mar 2024
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Meller Optics has introduced custom fabricated sapphire windows for military weapon systems, commercial aircraft and drones.

Meller Flat Sapphire Windows can withstand fast moving dirt, sand, water, and most chemicals, and can include multi-spectral antireflective coatings to meet salt fog requirements. Mounting options such as stepped edges, elliptical edge shaping, and holes, slots, and wedges are offered.

Meller Flat Sapphire Windows can be fabricated to OEM specifications in different shapes and sizes up to 10″ dia. to protect vision systems that are exposed to harsh environments. Featuring Mohs 9 hardness which is second only to diamond, they are optically clear and transmit from the UV to IR (270 nm to 4.7 µm), depending upon their diameter to thickness ratio.

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