FAQs: Optimize Your Optical Coating Process

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How can I speed up the turnaround on coatings? Start with standard specifications rather than creating unique ones requiring the optical coater to reinvent the wheel. Penn Optical Coatings has several hundred standard recipes to choose from, specifically in anti-reflection coatings. Manufacturers should use optics that are in a common diameter for existing tooling. An […]

AR Coatings: What it Means to be ITAR/MIL Certified

ITAR Certification

ITAR is a set of US government regulations that control the export and import of defense-related technology, designed to ensure that we can control which countries we sell this technology to. In essence, these regulations help ensure that we protect data and technology from unwanted eyes.  Anti-reflection coatings are used in a variety of defense […]