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Behind The Scenes at Knight Optical’s Metrology Laboratory

Here at Knight Optical, our in-house Metrology Laboratory has tested thousands of optical components for some of the world’s most cutting-edge applications.

High-Quality Imaging Demands High-Quality Optics

Thermal imaging, medical imaging, geospatial imaging, imaging technology for food quality; there’s an abundance of imaging categories used across a diverse spectrum of industries.

Knight Optical Meets Customer’s Quality Expectations

It is with great pleasure that Knight Optical – the industry-leading supplier of metrology-tested, on-spec optical components – announces a 99.9% pass rate from its state-of-the-art Metrology Laboratory and dedicated QA department. 

Optical Components & Laser Types Used in The Medical Sector

Whether used for diagnosis, treatment, dentistry, plastic surgery or dermatology, lasers are omnipresent within the medical industry.

Life on Board: What Optical Components Are Used on Warships?

Modern-day warships, vessels and naval technology employ a host of high-specification components to ensure optimum performance across the navy’s equipment and provide first-class safety for its personnel.

How Are UV Optical Components Used for Sterilisation?

At a time when sterilisation, hygiene and disinfection has never been more critical, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of on-spec, metrology-tested, premium-quality optical components – explores how the ultraviolet (UV) end of the spectrum is helping with sterilisation

Optical Components That Are Used Within the Manufacturing Sector

Optical components and manufacturing have long gone hand-in-hand, and in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic and with the Government’s attempt to push the sector in a bid to save the UK economy from a potential downfall

A message from our CEO Colin Overton

I am delighted that Knight Optical will be operating in earnest once again from our Kent-based headquarters as well as our US offices.