Our silver-coated SHP front surface mirror features a very high, broadband reflection of > 98 % in the visible range and are capable of maintaining a high reflectivity up to the infrared. Unlike dielectric mirror optics, the silver mirror coating is reflective almost independent of polarization and works at a wide range of incidence angles. Due to the relative soft coating, a silver coated front surface mirror normally is not used in harsh environments where they are exposed to high mechanical load or abrasion*. But thanks to the thin dielectric overcoating that is deposited as a top layer on the metallic coating of the mirrors, they are well protected from oxidation. The high quality glass substrate we use to make the SHP front surface mirrors, keeps distortions low. As a result of their extraordinary optical properties, our high reflection silver-metal mirror has its special place in many optical applications, which require broadband high-reflection front surface mirror optics.
We are not restricted to a few stock mirror dimensions, like it is often the case for catalog product resellers. We have specialized in rapid manufacturing of custom mirror sizes, so even a custom sized standard front surface mirror optics at large quantities usually takes less than a week to arrive on your desk. This is of great advantage because this way the mirror will fit your application perfectly without any extra time and effort required to adapt your application to a fixed size catalog product. To request a quotation and to order our SHP mirrors with individual dimensions, please use the button below:
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*For applications with higher mechanical exposure, we developed our all dielectric SHP-D mirrors which offers similar properties as our SHP.
Show reflection curve of the SHP Silver Mirror
Additional detailed technical information on the SHP mirrors are available on request.
All given details and specifications are mean reference values and are not guaranteed. In addition, please consider our "Notes on technical specifications"