Custom and OEM Production

Customization of our optical product line for unique applications has become a specialty for Sutter Instrument. Our production facilities include in-house electronic design, circuit board layout, embedded systems programming, and state-of-the-art CNC machining and turning centers for volume production of precision mechanical components. This expertise gives Sutter the ability to provide timely, cost-effective engineering and manufacturing solutions for Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

The proven performance and reliability of our optical filter wheel systems has made them a desirable choice for a range of OEM applications. Examples of custom designs include 5 position and 10 position wheels with 2 inch filters, 12 position arrays, compact belt-driven filterwheels, cryogenic and high vacuum filterwheels, rotating polarizers, an RS-485 serial bus allowing 16 controllers to share a single serial port on a host computer, and mounting adapters for a wide range of microscopes. Sutter currently has several significant OEM contracts and will continue to establish new OEM relationships.