Knight Optical offfers most Gratings, Graticules and Resolution Charts typically include patterns and are highly sought after for optical testing purposes. Dependent on the component in question (and, of course, its end application), these markings serve several roles, such as within testing devices or as weapon sights or range-finding purposes,read more news
Several all-important necessities are considered when providing optics for high-spec military and defence applications. Here at Knight Optical, we’ve been working with these discerning industries for over 30 years and understand the critical distinguishing features demanded from these integral components to facilitate optimum performance. In this three-part blog, we examine some of the equipment required by today’s armed forces and uncover the optics integrated into their designs.read more news
Engineering and manufacturing have become reliant on the many advantages offered by industrial lasers. Enhancements in quality, accuracy and cost and energy efficiency have resulted in significant advances…read more news
In the finale of its three-part military and defence explorative blog that uncovers some of the high-spec technologies and optics used within these discerning sectors, Knight Optical explores the weapons used by today’s forces. Here, the leading supplier of on-spec optical components for military and defence applications dives deep into the utilisation and ever-evolving development of laser technologies amongst armed forces.read more news
Following the substantial rise that the e-commerce industry has experienced in the past few years and the consequential strain placed on warehousing facilities, sales growth is starting to slow following its pre-pandemic high1. As we begin to wonder what the future holds for e-commerce, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of custom-made, premium-quality optical components – explores the technology that warehouses have been turning to in their most turbulent times.read more news
The robotics industry is booming, with optics playing a major part, and we have the automotive and manufacturing industries to thank for their increasingly widespread adoption. Following successful, efficient applications in these industrial areas, other sectors are switching on to the many benefits of opting for automation.read more news
This month, Knight Optical is excited to unveil a brand-new range of Fluorescence Filter Sets. As its first product launch of the year, the announcement comes as welcome news to those working on fluorescence imaging applications, who demand premium-quality, ultra-precision Filter Sets for high-efficiency transmissionread more news
Currently, industry news is utterly humming with stimulating updates on machine vision developments from across the globe. As well as remarkable technological releases, thought-provoking conferences are also airing that are bringing the brightest minds together to unearth the technical details behind today’s innovations, enhance present standards and reveal the future of this unique area of technology.read more news
As a leading supplier of ultra-high-precision optical components for integration with high-specification military and defence systems, Knight Optical is uncovering innovations within the industry in its latest three-part blog series on optical components for military and defence applications. In this sequel, the UK- and USA-based optics supplier investigates the gadgets and technology used by the fast-moving vehicle, air and spacecraft divisions of armies, navies, and air forces worldwide.read more news
Knight Optical: Bringing Quality Into Focus
Quality is the one thing you can be sure of with Knight Optical. We use quality management systems and are ISO9001:2015 and ISO14001:2015 accredited.
Our workforce use these quality management systems along with being trained in drawing quality standards, including but not limited to ISO10110, BS4301 and MIL-SPEC.
Knight Optical has been operating for over 30 years, with our managing director Colin Overton at the helm. Over this time, we have become a global leader in the production and distribution of scientific optical components and bringing quality into focus for all of our products and services that we provide.
Our 2022/2023 Catalogue
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