Custom Optics

Inrad Optics specializes in the production of challenging custom optics for process control, metrology, defense, medical, scientific and industrial applications. We fabricate and finish a wide range of customized transmission flats, windows, mirrors, prisms, waveplates and lenses in glass, metal, quartz and other crystalline materials. Our proprietary manufacturing techniques and metrology expertise give our optics a performance edge in technically demanding applications.


Inrad Optics produces a variety of custom lenses to demanding specifications using CNC grinding and polishing as well as traditional spindle polishing. All lenses are fabricated, polished and coated in our own facilities, ensuring complete traceability and assured quality.  

See coatings to learn more about AR, BBAR, and other coating options for custom lenses

Typical Lens Specifications
Materials Optical Glass, CaF2, MgF2, Filter Glass, Silicon, Germanium, ZnS, ZnSe, and NiSO4
Dimensions Diameter: 8mm to 200mm
  Standard Superior
Centering Error <1 arcmin <30 arcsec
Surface Quality 60/40 0/0
Irregularity λ/4 λ/10