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Aluminium Lens Holder

Using our Swiss Screw machining technology, our team at SyntecOptics.com can custom machine mechanical components required for the defense optics industry with tight tolerances and flawless finishes.

Lens Holder

CNC Swiss Screw Machining of Aluminum Lens Holder for the Optics Industry

Aluminium Lens Holder

With a long history of providing top quality, custom machining components for the optics industry, Wordingham Technologies was contacted by a client in the northeast to produce an optical lens holder. Machined from 6061 aluminum, this part was manufactured from a customer supplied print using our advanced Citizen L720 Swiss turning center.

We manufactured this part while holding a .0006 of an inch concentricity and perpendicularly, and a +/- .25 degree angular tolerance. We machined the lens holder to measure precisely 1.7716″ in overall length, with a .370″ outer diameter. This component required extensive precision milling with the end pocket having a .010 thick wall while holding +/- .001. In addition we ensured that the lens holder met precise design requirements through a series of in process testing. All inspection requirements are detailed by the quality supervisor.

After manufacturing the parts were black anodized per MIL-A-8625 specification. Offering tight tolerances, flawless finishes and worry-free quality, Wordingham Technologies manufactures a series of lens holders for the optical world.

By using our Swiss screw machining technology, we are able to successfully manufacturer this part in one operation thus saving our customer money and improving quality.


Product Description This Lens Holder is used within an optics application.
Capabilities Applied/Processes CNC Swiss Screw Machining
Equipment Used to Manufacture Part Citizen, L20 Swiss Turning Center
Overall Part Dimensions O.A.L.: 1.7716″
O.D.: ø.370″
2 Slots
Milled Pocket
.0886″ Wide
.0238″ Dp.
.01 Thick Wall
± .001 Size
Tightest Tolerances +0″/-.0016″ Size
Concentricity of .0006″
Perpendicularity of .0006″
Material Used 6061-T6 Aluminum
Finish Anodize per MIL-A-8625 Dyed Black
Typical Operations Swiss Screw Machining:
In process testing performed Wordingham Technologies offers 100% inspection for the 1st and last piece of every order created from prints provided by the customer. Those prints are then used to produce both an Inspection Report and an In-Process Inspection Report to meet even the most stringent standards with full custom inspection available upon request.
Industry for Use Optical
Delivery Location Northern New Jersey
Product Name Optical Lens Holder