Rod Lenses

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MSE supplies offers customized Rod Lenses with different materials, dimension, surface qualify, etc.

Rod lenses, as indicated by the name, is a special cylindrical lenses with cylindrical surface and two ends polished. Light incidents in the side of the lenses and got collimated in one dimension. They are widely used in optical systems such as light pipes, endoscopes, etc.  

MSE Supplies can offer a variant of optical elements, with different materials, size, surface quality and coating. Please contact us for customization or bulk orders. 

Technical Data:

Parameters Value
  • Optical Glass
  • Fused Silica
  • Silicon
  • Germanium
  • ZnSe
  • Sapphire
  • CaF2
  • MgF2
  • BaF2
Size (mm) 1-500
Size Tolerance (mm) +0/-0.01~+0/-0.1
Thickness Tolerance (mm) ±0.01~±0.1
Focal Length Tolerance (%) ±1
Surface Quality 20/10~60/40
Clear Aperture >90
Bevel Protective bevel as needed
Coating Uncoated, AR, BBAR