Much like the Energy & Utilities markets, the renewables sector has gained traction in the UK of late. With Government enticements such as the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and overall money-saving benefits; homeowners and business alike have opted for this eco-friendly solution in a lucrative bid to reduce their emissions.
Here at Knight Optical, we are supporters of global renewable innovations and a proud supplier of optics for ground-breaking technology in solar, wind and hydroelectricity markets.
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Why Energy, Utilities & Renewables markets choose us
No two projects are the same, and we understand the importance of choosing the right coating and material for every optical specification. With most applications within the Energy, Utilities & Renewables sectors demanding protection against the elements or hazardous substances, we offer a vast range of coatings to protect your component from harsh environments, including:
- Diamond-like carbon (DLC)
- Anti-reflective (AR)
- Enhanced aluminium
- Enhanced silver
- Protected silver
- Protected gold
- Indium-tin oxide.
As well as a range of coatings, we also offer custom materials as part of our bespoke package. Whether you are looking for an enduring material like sapphire or something somewhat economical such as acrylic, we have an array of materials to meet every application’s requirements.
Just some of the material options regularly specified in the Energy, Utilities & Renewables industries are:
- BK7 (or equivalent)
- Fused silica
- Zinc selenide
- Calcium fluoride
- Gallium arsenide
- Sapphire lithium fluoride
- UV fused silica
What’s more, our custom components are available in bespoke dimensions to meet your criterion.
Expertise in every sector
Our multilingual technical sales team are on hand to inform further on our capabilities within the Energy, Utilities & Renewables industry and to offer you tailored advice. As a trusted partner in these industries, our second-to-none optical knowledge is utilised by many industry leaders within the sector, and we strive to maintain the long-term relationships we have successfully built up over the years whilst welcoming new businesses along the way.
We look forward to discussing the details of your project and ongoing requirements.
Product application notes
Click on the links below to find out more about our optics and capabilities for individual applications within the industry