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Polymer Optics Success Stories

The measure of our skill as a custom optics manufacturer is ultimately the success of our customers. Browse to see examples of how Syntec adds value.
Defense: Optics Precision

Multiple plastic optics applications for military use and homeland security

Syntec Value-Add
Superior solutions from heads-up display eyepieces to complete missile head assemblies

  • Reduced cost by 50%
  • Increased optics precision by 50%
  • Doubled their production capacity
Biometrics: Fingerprint ID

Diverse applications each requiring different packaging

Syntec Value-Add

  • Designed one set of optics for stand-alone, embedded & PCMCIA packaging
  • Achieved low cost targets by designing from ground up
  • Optimized plastic optics to fit in tight spaces using atypical surfaces
  • Reduced overall inventory needs without increasing risk of stock-outs
Medical: Blood Gas Analyzer

Slide cell assembly delivered from “dock to stock”

Syntec Value-Add

  • Reduced number of components through proprietary over-molding
  • Integrated lubricated polymer with base to eliminate ext. lubrication step & contamination risk
  • Extended component life by reducing potential for wear
  • Extended component life by reducing potential for wear
  • Reduced overall costs on the order of ten percent