Strainoptics is the world’s leading manufacturer of non-contact, non-destructive stress measurement instrumentation to the glass and plastics industries.
In addition to the internationally recognized GASP® surface polarimeter, our product line encompasses a complete range of instruments, from simple strain viewers and polarimeter systems to specialized on-line and off-line equipment for measuring stress and other optical properties in a wide range of materials, including:
Medical Packaging & Devices
Automated Birefringence Measurement Systems
Our test methods and instruments may be used with almost any transparent or translucent materials (generally a minimum of 25% transmissivity is required). Here are a few of the applications where our equipment has been successfully used to measure residual stress and/or birefringence:
BaF2 and other crystalline materials
Fiber optic preforms
Special glass compositions
Rudolph Research Analytical manufactures automatic, digital, bench-top Refractometers, Polarimeters and Density Meters for a wide variety of industries. With over 5,000 laboratory instruments installed in demanding applications worldwide and thousands still in use that were manufactured in the 70s, 80s, and 90s, Rudolph has established itself as a premier vendor well known for its quality, reliability, and is NVLAP certified. Rudolph has also consistently set the pace for innovative design and features that bring new and important functionality to its market leading line of refractometers. Our service and responsiveness come from a deep commitment to serving our customers with integrity, quality and innovation that we have maintained for over 50 years. Please read one of our customer testimonials.
Topac is a distributor of a broad range of scientific, industrial and process control instrumentation.
Topac provides applications support, calibration and maintenance service for instruments and equipment in the following categories:
Modified Atmosphere Packaging
Founded in December 2002 by experts in optics and non-destructive testing, Bossa Nova Technologies is specialized in the development of innovative non-destructive testing instruments for industrial applications. Strong expertise in laser ultrasound and polarization imaging have led Bossa Nova Technologies to develop sensors for various applications and technologies, ranging from cosmetic testing to defect detection in composite material.
We continually explore the application of innovative technologies through government or private R&D contract to enhance the performances of our instruments and develop new inspection techniques. We are interested in new partnership to expand the development of its technologies and introduce our products to new markets and applications.
Years of experience in mechanical/optical/electronics/software design coupled with a strong R&D background in lasers, optics and non-destructive testing make Bossa Nova Technologies the perfect solution provider.
LC-Tec is a technology company specializing in optical components based on liquid crystal (LC) technology. Located in Borlänge, Sweden, we have over 25 years’ experience of designing and manufacturing a wide range of LC-based products, including optical shutters, variable ND filters, switchable and tunable color filters, polarization modulators/rotators, variable retarders, and information displays.
With facilities housing advanced electro-optical laboratories as well as a modern passive matrix LCD manufacturing line, we are a one-stop-shop covering the full span from early R&D to volume manufacturing. LC-Tec is a publicly traded company, listed on the NGM Nordic MTF stock exchange market.
Direct-View 3D Displays
Photography & Videography
Cameras & Machine Vision
Precision Fiber Products, Inc. (PFP) is a manufacturer and worldwide supplier of high quality fiber optic products. Our corporate headquarters is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California (USA). Along with our European location in the United Kingdom (UK) PFP is dedicated to continued global product distribution and educational development in the fiber optics market.
PFP has developed an on-line shopping site to meet the demands of all fiber and inter-connect segments of industry. Our key markets include: Telecommunications, Medical Research Laboratories and Equipment Manufacturers, Government Facilities, even to supplying key components to the largest fiber network in the world. We have designed our site to meet the fiber optic supply needs of the field technician, in-plant assembly technician, Optical Engineer and Scientist.
Our expertise in the field of optical engineering makes PFP a great resource and more than an online store. We offer technical support along with custom product design to meet your optical design needs. As an example, our engineering group has designed a Polarization Maintaining (PM) Connector that has become an industry standard for its flexibility and consistency and is used in fiber optic networks throughout the world.
Along with our own brand of products our partners include manufactures like AFL Telecommunications, 3M, Miller Tools, Ideal Tools, US Connec, Nufern, Fujikura and others.
We are proud of key features to our site that we have developed for the convenience of our customers. For instance, we have designed an online custom patch cord/cable configurator with enough detail so anyone can order, at anytime. Always accessible for those working abroad or into the late hours of the night who need to get finished product ready to install without waiting for regular business hours to discuss requirements with technician.
Since the start of our company in 1981, our business model has always been to sell the products we design, develop, and import from our overseas factories only through our worldwide network of dealers. We greatly respect the dynamics of the distribution network; this is why we’ve never changed. Our dealers always feel confident that any contact we may have with end-users (i.e. application discussions, technical assistance, drop shipments, etc.) will never result in us selling direct. This bond of trust we share with our dealers allows us to truly work together as a team. That being said, listed below are the other key elements you can always continue to expect from us:
With our many, many years of experience and expertise in the scientific products industry, we are able to provide you with the best value in laboratory equipment and accessories currently available. Our wide product lines cover a large percentage of the items which are used in most labs.
Whether your questions are related to technical specifications, scientific applications as they relate to our products, shipping methods, the status of an order, etc. — our top-rated customer service team will assist you to complete satisfaction.
In the internet age, speed is everything. We keep a very large inventory in our Kirkland, WA warehouse, so most orders ship the same day we receive them. If the item is in stock, it will always ship within 3 business days. Also, all orders are double-checked and professionally packed with care. You can be assured that your shipment will arrive at your facility as ordered. We also drop ship with no additional charges.
Altechna is a supplier of laser related products and solutions, specializing in the following key fields of activity:
Laser related components.
Distribution of well-known photonics industry brands in local markets.
R&D solutions in laser optics.
Manufacturing of laser related components.
Quality assurance and measurements to guarantee the highest quality.
PIKE Technologies was established in 1989 by Phil and Irene Brierley with the goal of creating a unique enterprise specializing in the imaginative design and creation of high quality custom spectroscopic accessories. Today, PIKE continues to specialize in the development and manufacture of accessories and optical systems that enhance the performance of commercial spectrometers. The product line has grown from the first PIKE Horizontal ATR, which set the industry price/performance standard, to over two thousand products.
PIKE products are used in the petrochemical, food, forensic, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, agriculture, government and the material science industries as well as in many academic institutions around the world. They can be used for the analysis of organic and inorganic materials by FTIR, NIR, Raman and UV-VIS spectroscopy. Theory, detailed descriptions, and applications for PIKE accessories are available in our comprehensive product catalog. PIKE also specializes in the design and engineering of products for custom applications.
GC and TGA Interfaces
UV-Vis Accessories & Cuvettes
TECHNOSPEX focuses on transforming our technical know-how and decades of practical experience in optics, microscopy and spectroscopy to produce high performing yet cost effective optical systems.
Our customers will benefit from our flexible approach towards instrument design and development to solve their needs and requirements. Our products are built around our core beliefs in providing Raman Spectroscopy systems with mapping capability that are
Research Grade Sensitivity
With that, we are proud to offer our first cost effective and yet high sensitivity uRaman module that integrates seamlessly with most major brands of upright microscopes like Nikon, Leica, Olympus and Carl Zeiss.The system is also avaliable in a complete Raman micro-spectroscopy systems, known as uRaman-Ci which consist of an uRaman module coupled with a Nikon Ci upright research grade microscope.
The uRaman-Ci offers multimodality imaging capabilty such as polarized microscopy, fluroscence mircoscopy, and dark field microscopy together with Raman Spectroscopy. Due to its low cost and small footprint, this system is ideal for customers with space and/or budget constraint without having to sacrifice on sensitivity and performance.