The East High Optical Fabrication laboratory recently added coating capabilities with a Denton DV-502A coating chamber.
Patrick Iulianello,Vice President Operations at Accucoat (Rochester, NY) recently helped East High Precision Optics Manufacturing students with their first aluminum mirror coating efforts on 2″ plano discs (made in the lab). Accucoat also helped with some custom tooling for the chamber.
Next up: copper coating!
East High School is the only high school in the country with a precision optical manufacturing lab.
The comprehensive laboratory at East High School is the envy of colleges and universities.