Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Welcome to the UPI Applications Lab...

Here you will find a collaborative team of engineers developing and optimizing polishing processes and products for a wide variety of precision optics. Their focus is on research, development, and testing. Whether in our well-equipped facilities or in the field, UPI Applications Engineers work closely with our customers to understand their unique processing needs. We continually investigate new applications and develop techniques to improve optics production. Add to this years of cross-industry polishing experience and a full range of metrology capabilities. The result is our ability to always deliver the highest quality, most advanced surfacing consumables and equipment available to the optics industry today..

Application Processing Equipment...

  • Double-Sided Lapping & Polishing
  • Single-Sided Polishing
  • Continuous Pitch Polishing

Methodology...

  • Interferometry
  • Profilometry

Slurry and Powder Characterization...

  • Viscosity
  • Particle Size
  • Liquid Density, pH, Bulk Powder & Tap Density

Pitch Characterization...

  • Thermal Analysis
  • Hardness / Viscosity

Consumables

Cleaners/Degreasers, Defoamers Detergents & Solvents

  • Cleaners/Degreasers
    • C-49
    • CitriCut Concentrate
    • CitriCut Gel
    • CitriCut Xtra
    • SS9-3
  • Defoamers
    • Non-Silicon
    • Silicon-Base
  • Detergents
    • Acidic
    • Alkaline
    • Eco-Friendly
    • Low Foam
    • Low Surface Tension
    • Neutral
    • Spray Wash
  • Solvents
    • Aquaclean
    • K88
    • Opticlean 610
    • Opiclean Blue
    • Rhodes K89 Cleaner
    • Uni-Clear
    • Uni-Clear II
    • UniClean
    • Unisolve
    • Universal Anhydrous Alcohol
    • Universal Solvent

Coatings & Adhesive

  • Adhesive
    • Contact Cement
    • Epoxy
    • Spray Glue
  • Coatings
    • Peelable
    • Strippable with solvents

Contact Lens Polishing

Coolant & Additives

Diamond Products

Grinding & Lapping Abrasives

Optical Blocking

Optical Tooling

  • Ancillary
    • Precision Gauges
    • Taper Ends
  • Laps
    • Radius
    • Spherical Surfacing
    • Spot Blocks
    • Truing

Polishing Compounds

Polishing Material & Pads

  • 3M™ Trizact Diamond Tile
  • Abrasive Impregnated Media
    • V Series
  • Felt Pads
    • Opti Felt
    • Pressed Felt
    • Uni-BW Felt
    • Wool Felt
    • Woven Felt
  • J.I Morris
    • Alphalap
    • Black Lamy NW
    • Canlap
    • Cotlap
    • Dur-wool
    • Durlon
    • Grabber
    • Kappa-Silk
    • Meisterpol
    • N-1
    • Nylap
    • Pedro
    • Pedro Perfect
    • Rayfinal
    • Reddy-Felt
    • Scitex
    • Sleekit
    • Tec-style
    • U-18
    • Vellap
    • Velnoir
    • Zeta-Zilk
  • Natural Fibers
    • Canlap
    • Cotlap
    • Kappa-Silk
  • Opthalmic
    • Fining/Polishing
    • Fining/cr-30
    • Fining: Mid/High Index
    • Fining: Polycarbonate
    • Fining: Edging Pads
    • Polish: Polycarbonate, CR-39, Mid/High Index
  • Polyurethane LP Unalon
    • Zirconium Oxide-Filled
    • Cerium-Filled
    • Diamond-Filled
    • Proprietary
    • Silica-Filled
    • Unfilled
  • Synthetic Pads
    • Black Lamy NW
    • Durlon
    • Feltrim
    • Grabber
    • Meisterpol
    • Nylap
    • Pan-W
    • Pedro
    • Pedro Perfect
    • Prima
    • Rayfinal
    • Satin A
    • Scitex
    • Silk G
    • Sleekit
    • Unalux Series
    • Uni-Nap
    • Vellap
    • Velnoir
    • Verlap H45
    • Zeta-Zilk

Polishing Pitch

Processing Material & Equipment

Telescopes Making & Optics