Precision Optical CNC Machining Service
Specializing in providing CNC machining solutions for rapid prototyping and manufacturing of optical parts to meet various optical applications, our optical precision machining services ensure excellent surface finishes and precise machining of optical parts with complex geometric details.
The optical industry relies on mechanical components of utmost precision and accuracy to ensure their seamless integration into sophisticated equipment like lasers, cameras, microscopes, and telescopes. End users of these products demand high levels of accuracy to support their specific optical solutions.
Optical product manufacturers in the optics industry often face significant challenges due to the extremely tight tolerances, demanding quality control standards, and the need for visually appealing aesthetics. However, our expertise and cutting-edge machinery position us well to tackle these challenges. We are well-versed in the challenging manufacturing requirements involved in the optical industry, including fine threading, precise positioning, and superior surface finishes.
At Runsom Precision, we consistently assist our customers in designing custom optical components in compliance with specific requirements and specifications. Our skilled machinists well comprehend how each component fits within the overall project and its intended application, enabling them to effectively machine parts that perfectly fit into the assembly.
CNC Machining of Optical Parts from Prototype to Production
Given the nature of the optical industry, it usually requires multiple trials before commencing mass production, making it crucial to work with a manufacturing partner with extensive flexibility in their production capabilities. Our customers frequently demand a swift transition from optical part prototypes to mass production, and at Runsom Precision, we are fully equipped to fulfill these requirements.
As an advanced CNC machine shop in China, we have the capacity to handle production volumes that span from rapid prototyping of a single part to mass production runs of up to 100,000 parts. Furthermore, our top-notch CNC lathe equipment allows us to provide customers with shorter lead times for part delivery.
Our CNC Machining Capabilities for the Optical Industry
Swiss-style CNC lathes and 5-axis CNC machines equipped in our machine shop have incredible flexibility to make custom optical parts and components with high precision and quality. As a result, our precision CNC machining services for optical components are highly sought after throughout the industry.
Materials Available for Optical CNC Machining
In the field of optical measuring and metrology, even the slightest manufacturing flaws in machined parts can have a severe impact on the performance of measuring devices. It is crucial that all components, ranging from the device housing to the base plate, are constructed using materials that offer the necessary stability to ensure precise and consistent results.
As an example, the frames of the coordinate measuring machine (CMM) are often constructed using a combination of aluminum alloys and ceramics, aiming to enhance the rigidity of the apparatus, particularly for the Z-axis direction, which is crucial for scanning applications.
To ensure that our components are ideally suited for your optical applications, our team of engineers designs them with the most appropriate materials. Our experience has shown that the following materials are particularly effective for projects in the optical industry:
Ready to Build Your Custom Optical Prototypes and Parts Now?
At Runsom Precision, we employ multiple CNC machining processes to fabricate freeform optics and complex geometries of optical components. CNC machines offer incredible precision and flexibility in manufacturing parts that require complicated details and features. Our true 5-axis precision machine centers excel in machining lightweight structures and high aspect ratio components, incorporating precision holes and inserts, specialty bevels, and mounting interfaces. In addition to optically clear plastics, we have the expertise to machine a wide variety of materials, including metals, ceramics, and even certain challenging materials and composites that are not available for conventional machining methods.
CNC Machined Parts We Produce for the Optics
Runsom Precision offers a diverse range of optical equipment parts suitable for various applications. Apart from meeting the required design specifications, our products can also be machined with detailed features such as slots, bevels, and counterbores. These components find application in various optical measuring devices, which include:
Typical Parts We Build for the Optical Industry
|Barbed tube adapter||Barbed tube adapter||Mill/Turn||Drilling 0.05" holes||Fiber optics alignment|
|Blade holder||PEEK||4-axis milling||Precision miniature plastic machining||Laser eye keratome|