API’s waterjet cutting knowledge and skills enable high speed precision and accuracy for intricate shapes and details, tight radial corners, and piercings. Configured especially for cutting laminated optical glass, API’s waterjet cutting services leave a chip-free finish with smooth edges so that no grinding is needed.
Rapid cutting of a wide range of materials
Steel, aluminum, composites, glass, and others
Chip-free finish with smooth edges
Process does not generate heat buildup for zero impact on material properties
ISO 9001:2015 quality system
Digital optical comparitor with statistics program for highly accurate measurements and statistical data
API waterjet cutting enables high speed precision and accuracy on intricate shapes and details, tight radial corners, and piercings.
Displays and Overlays
API provides display filters designed to improve the readability of light emitting displays for wide range of electronic instruments and applications.
API’s polarized and non-polarized glass anti-glare filters are an excellent choice for avionics applications.
API is a trusted supplier of glass filters for military applications such as avionics and head-up displays.
3d Filters and Lenses
Available in acrylic and glass, API 3D filters offer the optimum balance between transmission and extinction.
API polariscope tests can measure photoelastic stress to ensure quality. Our polariscope services can measure linear or circular polarizers.
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Glass Linear Polarizers
API offers a wide range of glass filters ready cut to size. Fit your application with linear polarizers, circular polarizers, quarter wave retarders, and half wave retarders available in a range of pre-cut sizes.
API offers glass circular polarizers for a broad range of applications in the electronics, photographic, scientific, and industrial markets. We can also laminate our linear and circular polarizers to acrylic and glass.
Turn your product ideas into successful solutions by partnering with API, a global leader in the field of optical technology. Our expertise in polarization is backed by nearly 60 years of experience and industry-leading product development standards, including ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality control.