PROVIDENCE, R.I., July 2, 2012 — A line of OEM and ISO-10110-compatible CO2 replacement optics for low-power lasers used in a variety of plastics cutting applications is available for immediate delivery from Laser Research Optics, a division of Meller Optics Inc. The CO2 lenses and mirrors are drop-in field replacements for popular lasers used for cutting and engraving plastics including Epilog, Kern, Trotec and Universal. Optimized for use at 10.6 µm, the optics meet OEM and ISO-10110 specifications for optical elements and are shipped from stock within 24 h. Suitable for processing plastic tubing, polyvinyl chloride pipe, composite flooring and related products, the lenses are supplied in ½- to 1-in. sizes with 1- to 5-in. focal lengths and are antireflection-coated with dual-band coatings to aid in system alignment. Made from silicon, copper and molybdenum for dirty environments, laser mirrors are 10- to 12.7-mm thick.