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Large Sapphire Windows

Sapphire Window

Guild Optical Associates has long been a go to for sapphire windows within the optical industry, but did you know that we also offer large sapphire windows?  We have always had the capability to manufacture large diameter sapphire windows up

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Press Release: The passing of Mark Breda

Mark Breda

Dear Friends, Colleagues, Customers and Vendors, It is with a heavy heart as we regretfully inform you that Mark Breda passed away on August 31st. Mark was diagnosed with cancer in July and it unfortunately took his life. Mark had

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New Expansion Complete – Precision Flat Sapphire Windows

Guild Optical Associates has finished our newest expansion. The precision sapphire flat lab includes a new Mitutoyo CNC Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM), a new 12″ aperture Zygo Verifire Interferometer, and multiple large diameter Lapmaster grinding and polishing lappers.  The new

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Sapphire Optics for Military and Defense

Sapphire Optics

Guild Optics is a key supplier of sapphire windows and sapphire lenses to the defense, aerospace, and military markets. Industry leaders utilize Guild Optics due to our US based manufacturing facility and superior sapphire polish quality. Our shop is capable of

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2017 Photonics West Review

Guild Optics’ Review of Photonics West 2017 First the numbers: Over 23K people attended the Photonics West Expo which included over 1300 exhibitors. It didn’t feel as busy as last year, but probably only because the foot traffic seemed to be better

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