PG&O Announces Double-Sided Optical Polishing

The PR Hoffman 5400 DSP ensures subsecond parallelism and exceptional fractional transmitted wavefront error for production of high-volume optics with unrivaled consistency, precision, exceptional dimensional accuracy, and surface finishes on substrates such as fused silica, BK-7, and other materials. The machine balances internal stresses within materials, minimizing the risks of warping or deformation for optimal consistency and repeatability on substrates up to 250 mm diameter.

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PG&O president Dan Bukaty Jr. says, “PG&O is committed to pushing the boundaries of the possible in polishing technology. Our investment in the PR Hoffman 5400 double-sided optical polishing machine reflects our dedication to innovation and our mission to provide our customers with the highest quality products in the shortest amount of time. Whether you require high-precision optical components, semiconductor wafers, medical devices, or aerospace parts, this advanced DSP technology allows us to deliver optical components with excellence, reliability, and expediency in every batch.”

(PG&O: Santa Ana, CA) — Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O), a global leader in optical manufacturing for nearly 40 years, has announced new double-sided polishing (DSP) capabilities. The cutting-edge technology of the newly installed PR Hoffman 5400 double-sided polishing machine allows the company to polish parts in days, rather than weeks, which provides customers with the highest quality products in the shortest possible time to meet the fast-paced demands of today’s market with unprecedented efficiency.