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Optical domes for ROVsKnight Optical offer extensive custom options for dome windows. We offer a number of stock domes of standard sizes manufactured from BK7 or equivalent material. You can view our stock items here.

Dome windows, also known as hemispheres, are used in a wide range of applications including:



  • Skylights
  • Meteorology Systems
  • Submersible Remote Operated Vehicles (ROV’s)
  • Unmanned Automated Vehicles (UAV’s)
  • Underwater Cameras
  • Pyranometers
  • Pyrgeometers
  • High pressure viewports

Due to their shape, they are naturally strong in high pressure environments and also allow 360° imaging without compromising the image. Speak with our technical sales team regarding your application and we can advise you on the component best suited.

Whether your application needs a small or large sized dome, one that is clear or a filter, Knight Optical can manufacture exactly what you need. If your application requires a specialised, not off-the-shelf dome; we have the ability to produce custom parts, then have a look at our custom capabilities below. If you would like more information regarding the manufacture of your custom optical dome then please send us your specifications.

All our custom and stock optical components are fully tested in our state-of-the-art metrology facility to ensure that they are to your exact specifications.

Not sure what your application needs? Our experienced team of technical sales advisors can help you with your product specifications and supply chain management. When dealing with Knight Optical you will have a dedicated account manager, from quotation to delivery and beyond. Your account manager will be available to answer any questions you may have to ensure the process runs smoothly from start to finish. Get a quotation for a custom optical dome today.

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