3D Scanners: Why Precision Accuracy is Crucial, and How to Achieve it

20th Mar 2019 at 9:14 am

3D laser scanning uses LiDAR or phase-based technology to capture three dimensional data across a range of settings. Precise, clear data is fed back from the scanners via millions of measurement points…

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Knight Optical to Exhibit at CLEO – Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics in May 2019

14th Mar 2019 at 9:17 am

Knight Optical, renowned across the world for its specialist expertise in precision optical component design, consultancy and manufacturing, has announced plans to exhibit at the Conference of Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).

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Knight Optical to Exhibit at Laser World of Photonics

1st Mar 2019 at 9:21 am

Knight Optical is to exhibit at Laser World of Photonics in Munich, Germany this coming June. The exhibition and its supporting program are set to attract over 30,000 visitors.

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How to Overcome the Challenges to UV Optics used in Industrial Lasers

14th Feb 2019 at 9:24 am

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…

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Optics in Engineering & Manufacturing– Why Quality & Accuracy is all about the Components

12th Feb 2019 at 9:31 am

As we determined in our last post, optics have revolutionised manufacturing and engineering processes significantly, offering benefits such as enhanced quality and consistent accuracy, energy efficiency…

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How Fresnel Lenses are used in Solar CPV Applications

31st Jan 2019 at 9:39 am

Fresnel lenses are flat on one side, with the other side made up of a number of concentric grooves acting as individual prisms, bending parallel light rays to a common focal length.

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How Optics are Revolutionising Engineering & Manufacturing Processes

23rd Jan 2019 at 9:43 am

Manufacturing and engineering have been revolutionised by the use of optics, both in terms of production and control.

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Fresnel lenses for the energy, utilities & renewable industries

Fresnel Lenses: A Brief Introduction

16th Jan 2019 at 10:02 am

Fresnel lenses, invented by Augustin Jean Fresnel, have been in used since the 19th century when they played a vital role in focusing the beams in lighthouse lamps and were also used in theatre spotlights.

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Knight Optical Joins SEIA

11th Jan 2019 at 10:06 am

Knight Optical, global leaders in precision optical component design, consultancy and manufacturing, has announced its recent membership of the Solar Energy Industries Association

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Toughened and tempered glass

Toughened Windows: What they are, and When to use them

19th Dec 2018 at 10:08 am

Optical windows are designed to maximise transmission whilst minimising absorption and reflection..

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