Optical Glass Blanks:

Our partners Phoenix Optical Technologies Ltd (POTL) and Docter Optics manufacture machined and molded blanks for optical components such as lenses, prisms, mirrors, & filters. We specialize in processing challenging shapes and materials with the quick turn-around time demanded by the custom optics market. We produce and qualify high-homogeneity and precision annealed materials.

optical-glass-blanksoval2We offer full-service blank manufacturing capabilities that include:

  • Numerous 3-axis CNC milling machines
  • CNC generating and edging
  • CNC water-jet cutting
  • Re-heat molding
  • Precision annealing
  • Surface grinding & edging

POGL are experts in processing high-value materials that are thermally and mechanically sensitive. Any necessary tools are drawn from our vast inventory or quickly produced in our machine shop.

Additional in-house metrology services include:

  • Interferometric index homogeneity characterization
  • Coordinate measuring machine
  • Refractive index measurement
  • Surface profilometry

A quick response time is made possible by our extensive and varied stock of all manufacturers’ glass types and materials. We stock a total of over 100 tons of glass from the following manufacturers:

  • Ohara
  • Schott
  • Pilkington
  • CDGM
  • Corning
  • Hoya

Naked Optics can assist designers and manufacturers with real-time assessment of glass stock for popular and rare types. All our glass stock is available for sale in raw form. We offer next-day shipping of glass strip and off-cuts.

Contact Naked Optics for quick replies to your glass and blank needs.

For additional information on Phoenix Optical Glass please visit http://phoenixopticaltechnologies.co.uk/.



Information provided to our UK partner is in accordance with and under the authority of 22 CFR 125.4 (b)(2). It is authorized under Technical Assistance Agreement TA 03481-13, as amended by the U.S. Government for export only to the United Kingdom for use by Naked Optics Corp (herein NOC) and Phoenix Optical Glass Ltd. (herein POGL). It is not transferred to any unapproved party or otherwise be disposed of in any other country, either in their original form or after being incorporated into other end items without the prior written approval of the U.S. Department of State.