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Photonics Buyers' Guide / Custom Lapping and Polishing Services

There are 35 companies listed in

Custom Lapping and Polishing Services

Market Data for Companies in This Category
Countries
28
United States:
3
England:
1
China:
1
Germany:
1
Ukraine:
OTHER: 1
US States
5
California:
3
Massachusetts:
3
Illinois:
2
New Jersey:
2
New Hampshire:
OTHER: 20
Capabilities
35
Suppliers/Distributors:
Average Number of Employees: 30

Additional Companies

The Photonics Buyers' Guide is a comprehensive resource for verified providers of Custom Lapping and Polishing Services. Profiles and contact information for manufacturers and suppliers are provided by the companies and verified by our editors. If you have updated information about any of the organizations listed, please contact us.
Glossary
  • lapping 1. The process of wearing down the surface of a softer material by rubbing it under pressure against the surface of a harder material that has been formed in the shape opposite to that desired on the softer material. Loose, wet abrasive generally is...
  • polishing and abrasive material Any of the numerous powders used for grinding and polishing glass, crystal or metal, the chief material being emery and carborundum for grinding, and rouge or the oxides of tin, cerium or other metals for polishing.
  • lap A metal tool used to grind lenses with loose abrasive (see diamond cutting tool). The functional surface of the lap is carefully formed to be opposite the curve to be produced on the glass (concave vs. convex). Iron laps are available for spherical,...
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