Products, Materials & Tools | Apr 15, 2008

Khatod's New Lenses Created with Fresnel Technology

At Light+Building in Frankfurt Khatod has showcased the premier series of lenses created with Fresnel technology, for superior lensing for our customers’ requirements with products from this latest generation, now on Khatod's website.
Khatod can create many solutions for Fresnel lenses by using up-to-date mathematical computing procedures and specific software for thermoplastic injection moulding experimentation. The result is a high performing lens complying with the most severe quality standards, while remaining an economically viable product.
 
The great benefit of this lens is that it’s very thin. The typical lens curvature is created only by the optic surface without any additional material used to make the lens.
Fresnel lenses can be obtained from ordinary lenses by sectioning them in circular rings, starting from their optic axis centre and considering only the rim (2 to 3 mm thickness) of every concentric section.
The final result is a lens which looks like an old LP vinyl record : a symmetry of concentric rings with different curvatures and distances from the lens centre.

PL116140 - Progressive Lens 40 Degree
PL1161 series is conceived for “multichip” LED applications. It gives a uniform light diffusion by using many light sources linked together.

Lens characteristics:
• PC optical
• Fresnel technology
• Working temperature > 120°C
• Beam 40

PL117206 - Flux Lens
PL1172 series complies with AR111 dimensional standards. It was developed to obtain a single uniform light beam by mixing 9 light sources, avoiding overlap of the 9 different light spots.
This lens can be used with the Khatod KHS111 heatsink.

Lens characteristics:
• Standard AR111
• Fresnel technology
• Working temperature > 120°C
• Beam 10°
• 9 LEDs°
 
For further information please visit the KHATOD Optoelectronic homepage
 
About KHATOD:
Khatod Optoelectronic, a seasoned company in the production of optoelectronic components since 1985, has been pioneering some of the most innovative applications in LED technology. The products dedicated to the electronic industry are the best answer to the engineers seeking optical solutions to be adopted for any kind of equipment. Khatod’s mission is to bring the value of the its products to customers from a broad range of industries and markets. Khatod Optoelectronic S.r.l. is ISO 9001:2000 certified for engineering, production and sales of optoelectronic and passive components and lenses. Khatod Optoelectronic offers its customers high quality products whose performances and reliability are guaranteed by its prevention method and its ever improving process technology. Khatod is the best choice for high quality standards, professionalism, expertise and ability to manage the specific needs that optoelectronic products require.
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