Engineering Services

Optical consulting, design, and prototyping services as part of our manufacturing offerings

Design and Consulting

Full optical and optomechanical design, analysis, and application guidance with 24-Hour Engineering Support

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Rapid creation of prototype iterations to speed up your path to production

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State-of-the-art in-house metrology, environmental testing, and robust global quality systems

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Design and Consulting

Solutions for your most complex challenges

Edmund Optics® has the expertise to bring your concept to production, design optical components or full optomechanical assemblies tailored for your needs, and conduct analysis and tolerancing for your designs, along with 24-hour engineering support.

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Design Capabilities
Optical components, assemblies, and coatings designed and toleranced in-house.


Application Expertise
Our in-house experts can guide you through optimizing system performance and cost. Applications include:

Life Sciences & Medical Devices
Imaging Solutions
Laser Optics
Defense Optics
Harsh Environments


Global Footprint
Regional engineering support & service across the globe skilled in designing for manufacturability


Design Tools
30+ years of design and analysis experience with expertise spanning Zemax, Code V®, FRED™, COMSOL®, Abaqus FEA, Solidworks, Matlab®, and more

Design Pictured: Katie Schwertz, Design Engineering Manager


Collaboration to quickly develop initial prototypes

Edmund Optics® can simplify and expedite the path to production, quickly providing proof-of-concept hardware and prototypes to help you be the first to market.

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Stock Optics

Modified Stock Optics
Any of our 34,000 in-stock optical components and products can be quickly modified in just 2-3 weeks


Custom Components
Custom glass components in as little as 3 weeks depending on the component type and geometry

Custom Optical

Custom Optical Assemblies
Customize magnification, mechanics, coatings, f/#, and other specifications of in-stock assemblies

Raw Material

Raw Material Availability
Skip the line! An inventory of over 65 common optical materials is kept on hand to shorten lead times

Design Services


Metrology to ensure quality, efficiency, and repeatability

Every step of the way, Edmund Optics® is committed to ensuring product and procedural quality and has a proven track record of tailored testing for optical assemblies customized to project requirements.

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In-House Metrology
In-house metrology including interferometers, spectrophotometers, laser damage threshold testing, and much more


Environmental Testing
Thorough environmental testing processes for shock and vibration, temperature, humidity, immersion, and other application requirements

Global Quality Control Program

Robust Global Quality Control Program
Compliant with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, ISO 13485, and many other quality standards

ITAR Registered and Compliant

ITAR Registered and Compliant
ITAR manufacturing with the strictest confidentiality, taking great precautions in securing our manufacturing plants as well as all sensitive documents and prints



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Optical Manufacturing

Our design, consulting, prototyping, and metrology services support our custom manufacturing.

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Optical Manufacturing

Custom and volume manufacturer of quality optical and imaging components and systems

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