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New Expansion Complete – Precision Flat Sapphire Windows

Guild Optical Associates has finished our newest expansion. The precision sapphire flat lab includes a new Mitutoyo CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), a new 12″ aperture Zygo Verifire Interferometer, and multiple large diameter Lapmaster grinding and polishing lappers.  The new

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Sapphire Optics for Military and Defense

Sapphire Optics

Guild Optics is a key supplier of sapphire windows and sapphire lenses to the defense, aerospace, and military markets. Industry leaders utilize Guild Optics due to our US based manufacturing facility and superior sapphire polish quality. Our shop is capable of

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2017 Photonics West Review

Guild Optics’ Review of Photonics West 2017 First the numbers: Over 23K people attended the Photonics West Expo which included over 1300 exhibitors. It didn’t feel as busy as last year, but probably only because the foot traffic seemed to be better

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Guild Optics Day of Photonics

Guild Optics Day of Photonics

Oct. 21st – Day of Photonics: Guild Optical Associates chose to reach out to the kids for this day. Jon taught the 1st – 5th graders at Mason Elementary about the MOHS scale and the hardness of glass vs. sapphire.

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Sapphire Medical Optics

Mecial Optics Sapphire

Sapphire windows and lenses make for extremely durable medical optics. Medical instruments depend heavily on consistency and repeatability. These are the major reasons why sapphire optical components can be depended on by medical professionals. Sapphire is extremely scratch resistant, second only

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