Custom Solutions

This refers to strategic technology supply partnerships with recognised innovators on a global scale in the Southern African context:

MIT has developed over 25 years  a wide network of expertise and trust in the quality and access to technology innovation. We are able to source and supply the specialist niche market products  for the following:

  • National programmes (in Metrology,NMISA [link website], Aerospace – satellites and telescopes Spaceteq[link website- Denel],SAAO
  • International Projects – SKA (Square Kilometer Array)
  • Globally recognised Mining Industries (De Beers)
  • National R & D Initiatives (NRF funded, Universities)
  • Tenders – National, UN, WB, EU
  • Exporters – need for globally recognised testing of SA products (cosmetics, pharmaceutical and medical)
  • Aerospace and defence – military grade quality of products (We registered with Council for Conventional Arms Control and with the Non-Proliferation Secretariat.)

We have top brands on our books – and can offer them as solutions to unique problems:

Our sole regional Agencies:

  • Labsphere
  • OptoSigma
  • Ci-Systems
  • PhotoResearch
  • Eksma
  • Cordin
  • Andor Microscopy
  • Helio Screens
  • OptoSci Photonic Educator kits

Supplementary sources are from

  • Hamamatsu
  • Balzers
  • Brimrose AOTF analysers
  • Oriel Instruments
  • Edmund Optics
  • Newport
  • Thorlabs
  • Kipp & Zonen
  • Gooch and Housego
  • Solar Light

And many more – who are not represented in South Africa

High-end Custom or specialist Materials, components or instruments

Materials:

  • Sapphire
  • Germanium
  • Fused Si
  • BK-7
  • Coatings:
  • Anti-Reflectance, ITO, Custom
  • Spectralon
  • Spectraflect coating
  • Infagold

Optical Components:

  • Interference Filter
  • Filter sets – coated and uncoated
  • Neutral density filters
  • Colour filters
  • Bandpass filters
  • Lenses and prisms
  • Mirrors
  • Polarisers and beamsplitters

Mechanical components:

  • Optical tables and breadboards
  • Holders and stages
  • Clamps and posts
  • Shutters
  • Apertures and Irises
  • Stabilisers
  • Motorised mechanics

Photonics and Lasers and sources

  • Uniform Light sources
  • Lasers – CW and pulsed
  • Laser Diodes
  • Photodiodes
  • UV sources
  • IR Sources
  • Blackbody Radiators
  • Targets
  • Collimators

Instruments and Systems

  • Monochromators
  • Interferometers
  • Telescopes
  • SPF testers
  • Solar Simulators
  • Microscope Confocal platforms and superresolution
  • High Speed cameras
  • Goniometers
  • Spectroradiometers

Radiation protection – glasses and goggles

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