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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
The LaCroix name is synonymous with quality precision optics.

Since 1947, three generations of family leadership have guided LaCroix Precision Optics to become the premier precision optics manufacturer in America. Our relationship-driven approach to delivering the highest quality optics is the backbone of our long-standing success. From the initial inquiry to the delivery of finished optics, our technical staff will be available every step of the way.
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Whether it’s producing custom optical components, depositing thin-film coatings, precision assemblies, or optical design support, LaCroix has the manufacturing capability and expertise to meet your needs.

Unique among custom optics manufacturers, LaCroix has the flexibility to assist you in scaling from prototypes to production volumes; we are a dependable, flexible partner that delivers outstanding quality at any quantity.

Key Information:
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  • Core Competencies: Spherical Lenses, Achromats, Aspheres, Windows, Wedges, Prisms, Assemblies, and Optical Design Support
  • Coatings: Range from 250-2500nm (High UV to SWIR), BBARs, V-Coats, High Laser Damage Resistance, Hydrophobic Coatings, Dielectric Mirrors, Beam Splitters, and Custom Coatings
  • Materials: Optical Glass, Fused Silica, Fused Quartz, Filter Glass, and Float Glass
  • Diameter Range: 4mm – 150mm
  • Lead Time: 8-10 Week Standard Delivery, 2-6 Week Expedite Service
  • Ideal Quantities: 1 - 100,000+
Spherical Optics: Our customers design lenses to meet their system requirements. Our expertise is determining the most efficient way to manufacture them.
Spherics from LaCroix
• Plano-Concave, Bi-Concave
• Grating and Reticle Substrates
• Diameters 4 - 150 mm
• In-House Custom Coatings
• Produce over 1 M 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.
Achromats from LaCroix
• 4 mm - 150 mm
• In-house Custom Coatings
• Surface accuracies up to λ/20
• Optical axis to within 1 arcsec
Mirrors: Precision substrates paired with a high reflective coating allows our customers confidence on the ground, underwater, and in space.
Coatings from LaCroix
• Materials: Optical Glass, Filter Glass, Fused Silica, Zerodur
• Custom/Multilayer Dielectric
• Aluminum
• Protected & Enhanced Aluminum
• Cold & Hot Dielectric
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.
Aspheres from LaCroix
• 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.

LaCroix Precision Optics since 1947     LaCroix Precision Optics made in USA
Established: 1947
Employees: 115
Ownership type: Privately Owned
Kirk Warden, President
Sam Burchfield, Customer Service Manager
Jason Lane, Engineering Manager

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