turning enables rapid fabrication of precision plastic lenses, mirrors, and
injection mold inserts. Combined with
our other capabilities, the result is unmatched speed and flexibility.
Greenlight has 3 diamond turning machines. Our Moore Nanotech 250UPL is one of the most accurate machine tools on the planet today. The Nanotech has box way hydrostatic slides, air bearing spindle with liquid cooling, and is equipped with a C-axis control and NanoCam 3D software for freeform optics fabrication. Our Precitech 700 Ultra is a 4 axis diamond turning machine combining incredible precision with maximum flexibility. Our Pneumo MSG 325 delivers outstanding precision, a large capacity,
and 2 axis turning capability. The MSG
325 has precision air-bearing spindle, air bearing linear slides, laser
interferometer position control, toolset station, and exceptional stability.
Precision metrology is
provided by a Taylor Hobson Series 2 Talysurf
profilometer, Zygo NewView interferometer, and on-machine gaging on the Nanotech and Precitech.
Every new diamond
turning job requires creativity and unmatched attention to detail. The diamond turning machinists at Greenlight
have an average of 20 years experience diamond turning - including previous
careers with US Precision Lens (USPL), Corning Precision Lens, and 3M Precision
Optics. USPL/Corning/3M was renowned for
having exceptional diamond turning capability – especially plastic aspheres and