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Plastic Optics: Specifying Injection-Molded Polymer Optics

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The versatility of polymer optics opens new doors for optical designers who understand the whys and hows of specifications.

William S. Beich, GS PLASTIC OPTICS

The use of precision polymer optics is becoming an increasing necessity today as products demand sophisticated light handling components to achieve desired results. Polymer optics can be thought of as an important enabling technology allowing the successful development of many types of devices. What distinguishes polymer optics from their glass alternatives is the ability to combine optical surfaces with mounting features on an economical basis. The unique nature of thermoplastics and of the injection molding process itself demands a disciplined approach during all phases of...Read full article

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