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American Photonics Infrared Optics

APC is a US manufacturer of laser optics and components for the OEM CO2 laser industry.

APC provides Solutions through technology. Our high quality optics include focusing lenses, mirrors, beam combiners, collimators, output couplers and custom designed parts.

All parts are made in America using DOW’s grown in the USA Zinc Selenide (ZnSe); combined with APC’s world-class thin-film coatings and designs to enhance optical properties. Our quality assurance program includes testing and documentation to ensure customer satisfaction. We deliver only products with high performance and the right specifications.

APC produces the highest quality precision products, we deliver on time and we keep costs down. We can design and produce the optics you require. Whether it is fabrication or coating, we can help you find solutions. We bring innovation at competitive prices and progress through technology.

We also stock replacement laser nozzles and other accessories for most high power CO2 laser systems; built to OEM specifications.

For additional information, contact us on +44 1480 460990.

Solutions through technology

Infrared Optics

Materials
Germanium (Ge), Zinc Selenide (ZnSe)
Zinc Sulfide (ZnS)
Silicon (Si), Gallium Arsenide (GaAs)

Products
Lenses, Windows, Mirrors, Beamsplitters,
Beam Combiners, Scan Lenses, Witness Samples,
Optical Assemblies, Beam Expanders,
Laser Resonator Optics, Polarizers

Coatings
Anti-ReflectionSingle Band (AR),
Anti-Reflection Broadband (BBAR),
Anti-Reflection Thorium Free, Beamsplitter,
High Reflector, Partial Reflector,
Beam Combiner, Polarization Sensitive

American Photonics

Competitor I

Competitor II

Diameter Tolerance
Thickness Tolerence
Power
Edge Thickness Variation
Surface Figure
Clear Aperture % of Lens
Surface Quality
Total Transmission
Absorbtion

+ 0.000” / – 0.004”
± 0.002”
2FR
< 0.0002”
0.4F @ 633 nm
DIA 90%
≤ 20 – 10
≥ 99.6%
<0.17%

+ 0.000” / – 0.005”
± 0.010”
Not Listed
≤ 0.002”
Varies Depending on radius
90%
20 – 10
Not Listed
<0.20%

+ 0.000” / – 0.004”
± 0.004”
Not Listed
≤ 0.001”
0.5 F @ 633 nm
90%
Not Listed
>99.3%
<0.20%