OptiLux SD

Optical Surface Quality and Scratch-Dig Inspection.

A comprehensive and powerful machine vision solution for the inspection of flat optical surfaces.

  • Highly repeatable detection and characterisation of imperfections.
  • Complete evaluation of optical surface quality to industry standards.
  • 300 mm x 300 mm inspection area.
  • Multiple inspection modes
    • Instant readout on a defect-by-defect basis.
    • Full clear aperture scanning.
    • Batch inspection (inspect multiple parts in a single cycle).
  • Automatic pass/fail report generation with imperfection mapping.

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OptiLux SD Technical Specifications

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Are You Still Inspecting Optical Surfaces Manually?

Manual inspection often results in subjectivity and an absence of traceability that has a measurable impact on process confidence, product quality and ultimately business performance.

With OptiLux SD, you can now improve your inspection process, by objectively inspecting and evaluating surface quality with highly repeatable detection and characterisation to industry standards, providing your team with detailed and traceable documentation at the click of a button.


Our Solution

Delivering Control

OptiLux SD patented inspection technology supports both visual and dimensional inspection standards, delivering repeatability, reproducibility and throughput performance that finally allows you to build confidence in your inspection process and product quality.

Compliance To Standards

OptiLux SD calibrated darkfield sensor supports the following visual and dimensional inspection standards:


ISO 10110-7 visibility specification (Including ISO 14997)

ISO 10110-7 dimensional specification (Including ISO 14997)

Easy To Use

  • OptiLux SD supports all practical use cases, including full surface scanning, and instant readout on a defect-by-defect basis.
  • The ability to produce and recall recipes for standard parts and jobs helps to save time and deliver consistency.
  • Working closely with our customers, OptiLux SD’s unique loading system has been designed to minimise loading time and reduce component handling, providing seamless integration into your existing manufacturing process.

Improved Throughput and Process Optimisation

OptiLux SD batch feature allows for inspection of multiple parts in a single loading cycle, to reduce average cycle times and free up inspector time to work on tasks in parallel.

Automatic and Traceable Reporting

OptiLux SD automatically generates and stores inspection reports that are traceable back to industry standards. Each report contains a clear pass/fail status along with a map detailing any imperfections found, providing quality assurance to your customers and data to your team for informed decision making.

Delivering Where it Matters

Through controlled inspection, OptiLux SD is helping manufacturers build confidence in their products, while reducing their operational costs.

Crystran - Case Study

In 2018 leading UK Optical component manufacturer, Crystran, made a decision to bolster their quality control capability by investing in OptiLux SD. Managing Director Mark Middleton provides you with his feedback.

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OptiLux SD Brochure

A Guide and Technical Information to Optilux SD.


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