how to buy Optical Filters

At Phillips Safety, precision and quality converge to meet your optical filter needs. Whether you’re seeking glass optical filters or polymer optical filters, our extensive selection and commitment to customization ensure that you find the perfect solution for your application. Explore the realm of optical filters, uncovering what makes our products stand out, and learn how to buy Phillips Safety’s optical filters.

Our glass optical filters meet the highest standards of optical clarity and performance. We maintain an extensive stock of raw optical filter glass, ready to be transformed into the exact product you need. We can grind filters from 0.5mm to 5mm thick and craft them in any shape or size using our state-of-the-art CNC cutters. Provide us with your tolerances, thickness preferences, and technical drawings for an accurate quote and tailored product.

  • Neutral Density Filters: Control light intensity without altering the color profile.
  • Longpass Filters: Isolate longer wavelengths with precision.
  • Contrast Enhancement Filters: Improve image quality by enhancing contrast.
  • Multi Bandpass Filters: Transmit multiple specific wavelength ranges.
  • Shortpass Filters: Block longer wavelengths while transmitting shorter ones.
  • UV Bandpass Filters: Specialized for ultraviolet wavelength transmission.
  • Heat Absorbing Filters: Protect sensitive equipment from heat damage.

In addition to our glass optical filters, Phillips Safety offers a diverse range of polymer optical filters. These filters provide versatility and protection for various applications.

  • Laser Scanner Filter: Used in both handheld and stationary laser scanners to enhance sensitivity to read the barcodes and protect users from harmful radiation. Available in coated or uncoated variations, with settings for various wavelengths to accommodate different types of lasers.
  • UV Tranmission Filter: Block all wavelengths except UV, transmitting ultraviolet light (80% at 300nm). Offer excellent optical characteristics without double refraction, with options for non-glare and scratch-resistant coatings.
  • UV Cut Filter: Block UV emissions and pass all other wavelengths. Available in five types ranging from 370nm to 480nm, with options for non-glare and scratch-resistant coatings.
  • NIR Filter: Transmit near-infrared light and absorb visible light. Available in six types transmitting through the ranges of 670nm to 910nm, with options for non-glare and scratch-resistant coatings.
  • NIR Cut Filter: Designed to cut near-infrared light while allowing the transmission of visible wavelengths, these filters are crucial for applications where NIR suppression is necessary.


When ordering optical filters, determining the specific wavelengths and properties required for your application is crucial. Consider factors like transmission characteristics and application-specific demands to ensure the selected filters meet your performance needs accurately.


When ordering optical filters, take into account the potential necessity for custom shapes, sizes, and tolerances tailored to your specific requirements. By considering these factors, you can ensure the filters align precisely with your application’s unique needs and specifications.

Optical Characteristics

When considering optical characteristics​, evaluate key factors such as optical clarity, transmission efficiency, and resistance to double refraction. Ensuring these properties align with your application’s demands will guarantee optimal performance and compatibility with your optical system.


When exploring coatings​, consider options such as non-glare and scratch-resistant coatings to enhance the durability and performance of your optical filters. These coatings can significantly improve longevity and maintain optical clarity in demanding environments.


Select the Category

Choose the category of optical filters that best suits your needs: glass optical filters or polymer optical filters. Navigate to the corresponding section on our website to explore the available options.


Choose the Desired Product

Once you’ve selected the category of optical filters you’re interested in, browse through the available products to find the one that meets your requirements. Consider factors such as transmission efficiency, wavelength range, and optical characteristics.


request quote

After selecting the ideal optical filter, simply click on the “Request Quote” button. Fill out the required information, including the quantity of the product and any pertinent comments or specifications.

Provide relevant details such as product quantity and specifications

At Phillips Safety, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality optical filters tailored to your precise needs. Whether you choose from our extensive selection of glass optical filters or opt for the versatility of our polymer optical filters, you can trust in our commitment to excellence. Explore our range of products and let us help you find the perfect optical filter solution for your application.

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