Optics - Aspheric, Diamond Turned, Freeform, Plastic
B-Con Engineering is a progressive optics manufacturing company producing aspheric, diamond turned, freeform, plastic optics, and using advanced metrology techniques to provide some of the world's most advanced optical components and optical systems.
Cutting-Edge Optics, High Technology Applications
B-Con serves the optics design, prototyping and manufacturing needs of numerous high technology industries, including:
Acting as a sub-contractor to many of the world's leading companies in these industries, and with many links to the Academic community, B-Con works on the cutting edge of modern optics technology. B-Con components are currently being used on some very high profile projects, including:
- Phoenix Mars Mission,optics within the light detection and ranging (LIDAR) instrumentation. The recently launched Phoenix will land on Mars in May 2008 to study the history of water on the planet in all its phases.
- Pufferfish Displays’ Puffersphere Pro B-Con's optics comprise the projection lens system for the Puffersphere Pro’s spherical format projection.