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Optimax Buying Process

With years of experience perfecting its Lean manufacturing processes, Optimax is uniquely qualified to offer fast, on-time deliveries. We are the world’s leading rapid delivery manufacturer of custom optical components. Follow these steps to create the optical component right for your needs.


Our quotes are structured to offer standard pricing and delivery – quicker delivery options are available upon request.



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Step 1


Optimax maintains a sizable inventory of standard grade optical materials. These glasses are recommended when quick delivery is critical. Optical crystals and ceramics are also processed at Optimax. When you place your order, make sure to give consideration to the material and delivery date you need for your project.

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Preferred Glass Chart
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Buying Process
Step 2

Manufacturing Limits & Tolerances

Our manufacturing capabilities are built on a foundation of metrology expertise: If we can measure it, we can make it. We manufacture custom optics to extremely tight tolerances, depending on our skilled engineers to iteratively derive tolerances throughout the nominal manufacturing process. Manufacturing tolerances must be considered carefully to best match price to performance.

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Manufacturing Limits
Manufacturing Tolerance Chart
Step 3


At Optimax, we produce high-quality optics from ceramics, crystals, fused silica, and glass for cutting-edge industries. Our core products of custom optics includes:

Which product is right for your project? Find out more about our products:
Optimax Custom Optics
Optimax Systems, Inc
Step 4

The Estimator

The Estimator is a unique tool designed to allow you to input parameters of an optic and adjust tolerances to get an estimated cost of your optic. It is designed to generate cost estimates with a standard delivery in mind. The full scope of capabilities at Optimax are much broader.

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Step 5

Submitting an RFQ

Optimax quotes are structured to offer standard pricing and delivery. Options for quicker deliveries are available upon request. This empowers our customers to balance price and delivery considerations, giving your project the best chance of success.

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