National Aperture, Inc.

P: 800-360-4598 ~  F: 603-893-7857

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Custom Patterns for
Infrared Applications

Made to Your Specifications

National Aperture, Inc. has been the leader in the military and industrial market for precise, highly demanding infrared Apertures and Infrared Patterns requiring high infrared emissivity, in conjunction with high reflectance.

Competitive with:

  • EDM
  • Laser Machining
  • Conventional Machining
  • Micro-machining
  • Etching
  • Photo Lithography

Applications include:

  • Infrared Calibration
  • Infrared Resolution
  • Infrared Imaging

Patterns include:

  • 4 bar or other multi-bar
  • Quarter round
  • Half round, etc.
  • Cross target patterns
  • Squares
  • Slit and hole combinations
  • Arrays, Random Patterns, etc.

Standard Backer Option:

  • 0.025-0.37 inch thick Aluminum, Brass, or Copper

Available Coatings:

  • Gold (bright or matte)
  • Nextel™
  • Aeroglaze™
  • Poly Black
  • Krylon
  • Textured Krylon

Per customer request.

Emissivity Data

  • Available from 1 µm to 16µm wavelength.

Size Range:

  • Slits and holes 10µm to >50mm
  • Bar Patterns 17µm to >50mm

Edge Quality:

  • 0.7µm to 3.0µm (depending on requirements)

Standard Certifications:

  • Available down to ±2µm

Sample Images

Large Infrared Bar Pattern Front View

Large Infrared Bar Pattern Rear View

Infrared Multi-Pattern Front View

Infrared Multi-Pattern Rear View

The information contained in this website is subject to change without notice. Critical dimensions or specifications should be verified with our technical support staff.

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