Bausch and Lomb Optical Glass References



Sources Used: The following are the references used to compile the data presented in the optical glass compendium for Bausch and Lomb when it was offering optical glass material for the optical industry.


Note: The material is not readily available in the marketplace.  However, the material is often listed on older military drawings as the source material to be used. It is presented in the compendium to help the user identify or link the material with the historical manufacturer.


Disclaimer: All of the data presented carries with it a disclaimer as to the possibility of clerical errors in compiling the information presented. Most if not all of the glasses listed in the compendium is not readily available in the marketplace. Any requirements would require negotiations with Bausch and Lombs.  The information is presented in the compendium as an aid to assist the user in the identification of material required on optical element drawings.


New Optical Glasses: The user should be aware of the fact that the manufacturer may be adding new optical glasses or modifying existing optical glasses in its product line. These changes may have occurred after the optical glass compendium was compiled. The user is responsible for identifying changes that have occurred or for identifying new glasses that have been introduced into the marketplace subsequent to the compendium’s compilation.


User's Responsibility: It is the responsibility of the user to inquire as to the current availability of the material that they may require for a particular project or before designing it into an optical system. Furthermore, it is the user's responsibility not to rely on the data presented herein. It is the user’s responsibility to verify the information independently.


1. Information was extracted from historical documents compiled prior to 1979.



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