Aerospace & Optics
Microbas supports the aerospace and astronomy community with precision machining of optical glass and ceramics.
Precision machining for new frontiers
Microbas capabilities in precision machining and lapping glass ceramics (Zerodur, CLEARCERAM-Z, ULE, Sitall) and other optical glass types makes us the preferred choice for a number of companies and institutions involved in aerospace and astronomy. We have an experienced team and state-of-the-art equipment for cost efficient rapid and precise grinding of optical materials.
Among the services we offer are:
- Spherical mirror grinding up to ø1800 mm for both space and ground based applications
- Lightweight structure machining of various designs up to ø 1700
- Lens grinding and generation
- Laser and spectrometer cavities
Microbas supports world leading companies with machining of a wide range of materials from BK7 to glass ceramics, fused silica and calcium fluoride (CaF₂) and can obtain as fine surfaces as Ra < 0,01 on machined glass substrates.