An advanced optical cleaning kit for properly cleaning CO2 laser optics and other types of lenses, mirrors, and windows subjected to contaminants is available from Laser Research Optics.
Laser Research Optics' Advanced Optical Cleaning Kit includes everything necessary to professionally clean lenses, mirrors, and windows in the field. Featuring complete step-by-step instructions, this kit is ideally suited for most precision optics such as CaF2, fused silica, germanium, sapphire, silicon, ZnSe, and ZnS.
Initially developed for removing spatter in the field from CO2 optics to prevent damage to coatings and improve laser performance, the kit includes 24 surgical-grade finger cots, 24 cotton balls, 24 lens matts, distilled water, polishing compound, reagent-grade isopropyl alcohol and acetone, and an air bulb to remove dust.
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Abrasive process that improves surface finish and blends contours. Abrasive particles attached to a flexible backing abrade the workpiece.