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New CNC Lathe Installed at Kopp Glass

By Kopp Glass | May 23, 2012

We recently installed a state-of-the-art Romi Machine Tools C 620 CNC Lathe in our mold shop. This installation is a continuation of a major capital improvement program that began over a year ago. The new lathe enables automated, precision machining of the mold parts and proprietary tools required for the production of technical glass products. The addition of this machine supports efficiency within our mold shop and reinforces our commitment to providing the highest quality products to their customers.

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2 New NVIS Green A Intruder Filter Options

By Kopp Glass | February 22, 2012

We're excited to announce the development of two new glass formulations that meet aerospace industry specifications for night vision imaging systems (NVIS).

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Kopp Glass Announces EAR99 Classification for NVIS Compatible Filter Blanks

By Kopp Glass | December 21, 2011

We're pleased to announce that our standard night vision imaging system (NVIS) filter blanks are no longer subject to the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State. They are now controlled by the Department of Commerce (DOC) by the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

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2 New Low-weight, High-transmission, White LED-compatible, NVIS Glass Formulations

By Kopp Glass | July 12, 2011

Two new formulations were designed for the aerospace market and are compatible with night vision imaging systems (NVIS). Products made from these compositions can be used in civilian or military aircraft to function as annunciators, indicators, and cockpit display light filters.

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New Goniophotometer Installed at Kopp Glass

By Kopp Glass | December 16, 2010

We recently installed a state-of-the-art goniophotometer in our photometric testing lab. This installation is a continuation of a major capital improvement program that began over a year ago. While our focus on continuous improvement was the main driver for this upgrade, we also wanted to invest in a photometric testing system that would meet the increasing testing challenges of our current and future customer's lighting fixtures.

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Kopp Glass Announces ISO 9001:2008 Certification

By Kopp Glass | November 16, 2010

As the world's leading manufacturer of precision molded technical glass lenses, we are pleased to announce that our Quality Management System has been certified as compliant with ISO 9001:2008 standards.

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2 New Annealing Lehrs Installed at Kopp Glass

By Kopp Glass | September 4, 2010

The installation of two new lehrs is part of a major capital improvement program that began over a year ago. The lehrs will enable us to provide more consistent annealing thus enabling better lens performance in their intended applications. By using state-of-the-art lehrs, we have the added flexibility of annealing intricate and difficult shapes that previously would not have been possible.

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