Since its founding in 2005, Bristol Instruments has solely focused on designing, manufacturing, and marketing precision instruments utilizing its industry expertise in optical interferometry for the scientific, fiber communications, and optical metrology markets.
Bristol Instruments offers an Optical Thickness Gauge that uses optical interferometer-based technology to measure the absolute thickness of transparent and semi-transparent materials. Precision thickness information is critical in the development and production of a variety of materials, including plastic films, medical tubing, and ophthalmic products.
Bristol Instruments, Inc.
770 Canning Parkway
Victor, NY 14564
Phone: (585) 924-2620
Fax: (585) 924-2623
Technical specifications of the 137/157 Series Optical Thickness Gauge
Performance and operational features of the 137/157 Series Optical Thickness Gauge
The 137/157 Optical Thickness Gauges deliver reliably accuracy and exceptional repeatability for the most demanding thickness testing applications. These gauges are ideal for contact and intraocular lenses, medical balloon catheters, medical tubing, plastic films...
Technical specification and features for the Quick Align (QA) Optical Smart Probe. A built-inn camera is included to detect the location of the reflected optical signal from the tested material.
Technical specification and features for range of optical probes offered for various thickness measurement applications.
This technical note provides details on how the 157 Series Optical Thickness Gauge by Bristol Instruments can be used to determine the precise thickness of cemented or air-spaced achromatic doublets and triplets (as well as more complex lens stacks).
Bristol Instruments’ 157 Series optical thickness gauge is ideal for contact lens metrology. Its guaranteed performance over long periods of time and its ability to measure absolute make it an ideal solution for this application.
This technical note explains how continuous references measurements, an optical design used to maintain optical alignment, and an interferometer’s optical path all contribute to the thermal stability of the 157 Series Optical Thickness Gauge by Bristol Instruments.