SANTA ANA, Calif., March 9, 2010 – Precision Glass & Optics is offering advanced thin-film coatings, commercial optics and standard and customized precision optics. The in-house facility specializes in plano optical components, from prisms to windows, beamsplitters, light pipes, optical mirrors and retroreflectors. The company can quickly provide a variety of glass- and thin-film coated optical materials, from square, rectangular and/or circular parts. Optics can be customized or shipped from in-stock items, with 48-h turnaround. Fabrication services include the new abrasive water-jet technology, laser engraving, annealing, CNC machining, drilling, double-sided grinding and polishing, diamond bandsawing, slicing and scribing. The company’s polishing capabilities (up to 914.4 mm Ø) typically achieve flatness to lambda/20, parallelism to 1 arc second and tolerances to ± .0127 mm. Thermal and chemical tempering is also available to meet the most demanding part-strengthening requirements. Implementing the fundamentals of MIL-I-45208A as well as the optical manufacturing disciplines of MIL-PRF-13830B, the company’s glass, optics, and thin-film coating services are suitable for a variety of military and defense tasks. Other applications include biomedical, solar, imaging, scanning, digital cinema and laser manufacturing.