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LaCroix Optical Co.

LaCroix Precision Optics

MapPO Box 2556
Batesville, AR 72503-2556
United States
Phone: +1 870-698-1881
Fax: +1 870-698-1880
Optics that Defend, Build, Cure and Discover

The LaCroix name is synonymous with quality precision optics. Since 1947, three generations of family leadership have placed LaCroix Precision Optics as one of the premier domestic and prototype manufacturers of custom precision optics.

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We take great pride in being American Manufacturers. The strong work ethic and ingenuity of our employees are two of the cornerstones of our success. Every employee recognizes the role our optics play in their intended use -- from aiding in the diagnoses of disease to protecting our troops. This dedication drives our pursuit of perfection every day.
Spherical Optics: Our customers design lenses to meet their system requirements. Our expertise is determining the most efficient way to manufacture them.
custom lenses by lacroix optical
• Plano-Concave, Bi-Concave
• Grating and Reticle Substrates
• Diameters 4 - 150 mm
• In-House Custom Coatings
• Produce over 1 Million optics yearly
Achromats: Achromats are a specialty at LaCroix Precision Optics. Consisting of two or more elements (usually crown and flint glass) bonded together to correct optical aberrations, thousands are manufactured each week for the medical, defense and other markets.
achromatic lenses by lacroix optical
• 4 mm - 150 mm
• In-house Custom Coatings
• Surface accuracies up to 1/20th wave
• Optical axis to within 1 arc second
Mirrors: Precision substrates paired with a high reflective coating allows our customers confidence on the ground, underwater, and in space.
mirrors by lacroix optical
• Materials: Optical Glass, Filter Glass, Fused Silica, Zerodur
• Custom and Multilayer Dielectric
• Aluminum
• Protected and Enhanced Aluminum
• Cold and Hot Dielectric
Windows: From witness samples and debris shields to high end reticle substrates, we can handle the most strenuous project.
windows by lacroix optical
• Materials: optical or filter glass, fused silica or pyrex
• Variety of shapes
• Surface accuracies up to 1/20th wave
• 4 mm to 150 mm
• In-House Custom Coatings
• Broadband, MgF2, UV
Aspheres: Utilizing both OptiPro and Satisloh equipment, two QED magnetorheological machines, and most precise metrology available, allows LaCroix to be your one stop in custom advanced processing.
Aspherics from LaCroix Precision Optics
• Materials: Optical Glass, Fused Silica, Fused Quartz, Silicon
• 10 mm to 200 mm
• In-House Custom Coatings
• See Tolerance Chart for specific tolerances


Find LaCroix Precision Optics in: Medical Instruments, Military Systems, Industrial Applications, Fiber Optics, Scientific Instruments, Machine Vision, Astronomy, Augmented/Virtual Reality, High Power Lasers, Lidar.

Inspection Data Reference Guide: For more information on what inspection data is and what options LaCroix Precision Optics has to offer. Click to download.
Lacroix inspection guide
Tolerance Chart: For more details about surface, dimensional, and aspheric tolerances. Click to download.
Lacroix tolerance chart
LaCroix Precision Optics since 1947     LaCroix Precision Optics made in USA
Established: 1947
Employees: 110
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Kirk Warden, President
Raymond A. LaCroix, Chairman
Tom Cox, Sales Engineer


LaCroix Precision Optics - Company Overview

The History of LaCroix Precision Optics

Lacroix - Measuring Aspheres in a 3D World

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