Optic & Ceramics Open House

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The Latest Technology for Optical Fabrication and Ceramics Machining

OptiPro’s 5th annual Optics and Ceramics Open House on July 18th, 2018 was a major success! The event gave attendees the opportunity to experience cutting-edge technology for manufacturing and measuring precision optics and advanced ceramics. Tours of OptiPro’s state-of-the-art 40,000 square foot facility provided an inside look at our temperature-controlled machine assembly area to see how OptiPro machines are built with quality and precision. New machines, products, and techniques from OptiPro and other companies serving the optics and ceramics industries were on display, making this the perfect event for anyone looking to overcome manufacturing challenges, enhance current capabilities, or to learn about the latest and greatest.

Demos Of Machines And Solutions In Our Advanced Process Development Lab

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Top Suppliers Serving The Optics And Ceramics Industries

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Technical Presentations To Gain A Competitive Edge

2017 Optics Open House Tech Presentations

Dinner And Happy Hour While Networking With Industry Colleagues

2017 Optics Open House Dinner and Happy Hour

Tech Talks to Enhance Your Manufacturing Capabilities

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Presented By: Jayson Tierson, Director of Technology Solutions

Presentation: Learn how adding ultrasonic assistance to the cutting tool can help maximize efficiency when machining glass or ceramic materials.

Demonstration: See fast ceramics machining on the OptiSonic 530.

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Presented By: Scott DeFisher, Senior Research Engineer

Presentation: Learn how to overcome the challenges of manufacturing freeform optics.

Demonstration: See acylinder grinding and polishing, driven by PROSurf freeform CAM software, as well as non-contact metrology of freeform optics on the UltraSurf.

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Presented By: Scott DeFisher, Senior Research Engineer

Presentation: Learn how OptiPro’s G Series software makes prism grinding easy, and how to perform complex measurements quickly and easily with ZEISS metrology solutions.

Demonstration: See prism grinding on the OptiSonic 550X and prism measurements on the ZEISS O-Inspect multi-sensor measuring machine.

Machine Demos Highlighting The Latest Manufacturing and Metrology Advancements

The Chance To Win Awesome Prizes

  • A putting contest to win OptiPro swag!
  • Longest drive contest in our indoor golf simulator - the longest drive recorded won a Titleist 917D2 driver!
  • Raffles to win a Cleveland TFI 2135 putter and ZEISS TERRA ED Pocket 10x25 binoculars!

Titleist 917D2 driver

Titleist 917D2 driver
($399 value)

Cleveland TFI 2135 putter

Cleveland TFI 2135 putter
($170 value)

ZEISS TERRA ED binoculars

ZEISS TERRA ED binoculars
($330 value)

Delicious Barbeque For Dinner From Heintzelman's BBQ Pit!

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Thank you to everyone who helped make this event a success! If you would like to learn more about how to enhance your manufacturing and metrology capabilities, feel free to contact our team.