Package optical systems directly in your CAD platform
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LensMechanix is the best application for mechanical engineers to package optical systems in your CAD platform. Simulate the impact of mechanical designs on optical performance to catch errors early and get products to market faster.
Load all lenses, mirrors, sources, and detectors from the OpticStudio® design file as native CAD parts.
Design mechanical structure using the complete optical data including materials, coatings, and tolerances.
Trace rays through the optomechanical system to catch and correct errors early such as stray light, image contamination, and beam clipping
HOW IT WORKS
One: Optical engineer designs optical system in OpticStudio
Two: Mechanical engineer loads the entire optical design into LensMechanix
Three: Mechanical engineer designs mechanical components around accurate optical data
Four: Mechanical engineer checks for issues caused by mechanical components
Five: Mechanical engineer updates the mechanical model (if needed) and finalizes it
Load both sequential and non-sequential designs into your CAD platform as native CAD parts, eliminating STEP, IGES, or STL files.
Display optical tolerance data in your CAD platform to help you make informed decisions.
Quickly identify the source of stray light or beam path infringement by showing light traveling through the optomechanical system.
Share entire optomechanical assemblies with the optical engineer as ZAR files. This preserves all design data in native file formats and simplifies collaboration.
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Thousands of organizations use our software to develop cutting-edge optical products. Here’s what a few of them have to say.
"LensMechanix is going to help us give our customers better products faster, and drive growth for Global Surgical. We’ve just scratched the surface of what it can do."
Tim Stiefferman, Mechanical Engineer
"LensMechanix makes my life easier. I used to have to create the parts from scratch. Now that I have actual lens data, my optical engineer doesn’t have to generate tables and I don’t have to generate part files."
Harold Brunt, Vice President and Mechanical Engineer
"Before LensMechanix, we guessed a lot. We would manage stray light in fairly crude ways, with paint or photo-etched apertures or a host of secondary components. Not getting it right the first time is a huge expense."
Dave Rook, Mechanical Engineer
Zemax training accelerates your ability to bring individuals and teams up to speed on the latest technologies in optical system design and optomechanical design.
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