Optical Components for Military & Defence Equipment

8th May 2022 at 12:30 pm

Several all-important necessities are considered when providing optics for high-spec military and defence applications. Here at Knight Optical, we’ve been working with these discerning industries for over 30 years and understand the critical distinguishing features demanded from these integral components to facilitate optimum performance. In this three-part blog, we examine some of the equipment required by today’s armed forces and uncover the optics integrated into their designs.

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Top of the Shops: Smart Warehouses & Evolving E-Commerce

24th Apr 2022 at 8:37 am

Following the substantial rise that the e-commerce industry has experienced in the past few years and the consequential strain placed on warehousing facilities, sales growth is starting to slow following its pre-pandemic high1. As we begin to wonder what the future holds for e-commerce, Knight Optical – the leading supplier of custom-made, premium-quality optical components – explores the technology that warehouses have been turning to in their most turbulent times.

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In the Spotlight: New Fluorescence Filter Sets Range

7th Apr 2022 at 2:34 pm

This month, Knight Optical is excited to unveil a brand-new range of Fluorescence Filter Sets. As its first product launch of the year, the announcement comes as welcome news to those working on fluorescence imaging applications, who demand premium-quality, ultra-precision Filter Sets for high-efficiency transmission

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Knight Optical Presents…the World of Geoengineering

6th Apr 2022 at 10:02 am

We’ve talked much of late about optical components being part of diagnostics and therapy devices that help save the lives of humans and, indeed, animals in veterinary applications. However, optics could also be relied upon to protect another important entity – the planet. Here, Knight Optical explores the, somewhat uncharted, yet awe-inspiring world of geoengineering and looks at some of the divisions that could play a pivotal role in helping to beat climate change.

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Knight Optical Presents: The Top 10 Technologically Advanced Sectors of 2021

17th Mar 2022 at 10:03 am

If you’re an avid follower of our blogs, you’ll know that we’re passionate about technologies (both current and old), pioneering, unique systems and remarkable, new methods of doing things. As we reach the end of quarter one for 2022, we look back on the last year and highlight some of the most exciting technologies of 2021.

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The CEO Sleepout for Charity this year!

15th Feb 2022 at 12:22 pm

On 12th May, our very own CEO, Colin Overton, will be sleeping out in the grounds of Kent’s Leeds Castle to raise money for homeless individuals in the UK.

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Laser Focus: What Optical Components Are Used for Lasers?

15th Feb 2022 at 12:00 pm

As a specialist leading supplier of custom-made (and stock) high-precision optical components, Knight Optical’s customer base comprises a substantial directory of distinguished companies working on laser-based devices. The global optics provider investigates a few typical applications in this blog and explores recent pioneering projects that have made the news. 

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Custom-Made Optical Components for High-Performing Automation Systems

27th Jan 2022 at 2:41 pm

Knight Optical (KO) has provided discerning engineers, designers, and the like from the automation sector with dependable, premium-quality optics for over three decades. Throughout this time, the leading supplier has helped refine the precision of some of the world’s most innovative technologies and partnered with a wide range of companies throughout the industry.

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Knight Optical Sees Surge of Demand for Optics for Automated Ultraviolet (UV) Disinfection Systems

25th Jan 2022 at 11:03 am

Knight Optical – the leading global supplier of custom-made optical components – has met a universal increased requirement for high-precision ultraviolet (UV) optical components for high-performing automated (and manual) UVC disinfection systems. 

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What Technologies are Used in Modern-Day Alcohol Production?

15th Jan 2022 at 10:59 am

Alcohol production across sites worldwide is a hive of activity as brewers, distillers, winemakers, and the like begin to turn their attention to this year’s harvests and manufacturing processes. In this blog, Knight Optical explores the modern-day alcohol making landscape and the latest optical technological advancements from the sector

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