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Author Schalck, Robert, author

Title The proper care of optics : cleaning, handling, storage, and shipping / Robert Schalck
Published Bellingham, Washington, USA (1000 20th St. Bellingham WA 98225-6705 USA) : SPIE Press, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF (216 pages)) : illustrations
Series SPIE Press monograph ; PM233
SPIE digital library.
SPIE monograph ; PM233
Contents Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Cleaning tools and work area -- 3. Inspecting optics -- 4. Cleaning techniques for small and large optics -- 5. Special cleaning processes -- 6. Cleaning optical systems and instruments -- 7. Tricks of the trade -- 8. Handling optics -- 9. Protection methods for optics -- 10. Storage of optics -- 11. Shipping optics -- 12. R & D laboratory cleaning kit -- 13. Cleaning optics in the field -- 14. Resources
Summary If you want the best performance from your optics, they need to be properly maintained. This book describes the cleaning, handling, and storage methods used by professional technicians to keep optics in top condition. It is written for a diverse audience, from first-time optical cleaners to assembly technicians and seasoned engineers looking to expand their repertoire. In the lab or in the field, you'll find the right technique to protect your equipment from harm. Reference lists of tools, solvents, and suppliers are provided to help you find solutions quickly
Notes "SPIE Digital Library."--Website
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Optical instruments -- Cleaning.
Optical instruments -- Storage.
Form Electronic book
Author Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.
ISBN 0819494577
0819494585 (electronic bk.)
9780819494580 (electronic bk.)