As a leading supplier of custom-made and stock optical solutions, Knight Optical drives the industry with premium-quality optics for the increasingly popular field of UVC sterilisation and disinfection. UVC light has been used for germicidal irradiation purposes for over a century, especially in medical facilities and laboratories. UVC light is considered to be between 100-280nm, but it is the waveband from 200 to 280nm that has been shown to be the most effective against pathogens such as bacteria and viruses.read more news
When you think of optics, perhaps one of the most commonly considered applications is photography. Here at Knight Optical, we have provided custom-manufactured optical components for all categories of photography – from sports and architecture to high fashion, landscape and even astrophotography. In this article, we explore the use of a handful of our optics within photographic applications.read more news
It’s no secret that there’s a current skills shortage within Britain and beyond. No industry has witnessed such a deficit of a next-generation workforce than the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) sector.read more news
The defence sector for example uses a variety of IR lasers for intelligence, surveillance, target tracking and target acquisition. Without IR lasers, crucial night time operations would simply not be possible.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 ISO14001:2004 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 26 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 2021/2022 Catalogue
Inside Knight Optical’s catalogue you’ll find details of the industries we serve as well as the many other services we can offer. It also showcases hundreds of our most popular products, supported by useful technical information, to help you choose the right part for your application.
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