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General Tools

General Tools are used to measure or test the accuracy of components in optical systems for a wide range of applications. General Tools consist of instruments such as screwdrivers, spanner wrenches, angle blocks, or thread gauges designed to inspect the functionality of optical systems. A wide range of General Tools are available for a number of measurement needs.


Acktar Light Absorbent Panels
  • Mountable Acktar Spectral Black™, Metal Velvet™, and Hexa-Black™ Technologies
  • High Performance from UV to MWIR and UV to LWIR
  • Low Hemispherical Reflectance

Acktar Light Absorbent Foil and Film
  • Diffusive or Specular Reflectance
  • Extremely Wide Band Performance from the UV to IR
  • Standard, Low Outgassing, and No Adhesive Options

Allen Wrenches
  • English and Metric

Ball-Point Hex Driver Sets
  • English and Metric Driver Sets
  • Up to 25° Angled Entry into Fasteners
  • Ideal for use with the TECHSPEC® Cage System

EO Lab Component Storage
  • 24 Individual Drawers
  • Convenient Storage for Lab Supplies
  • Durable Boxes with Labels for Organization

ESD Static Control Products
  • Cleanroom Compatible Elastic Adjustable Wrist Straps
  • Statfree® Premium Type T2 Worksurface Mats

Light Absorbing Black-Out Material
  • For Light Trapping, Baffling, Beam Stopping

Optics Cleaning Brushes
  • Perfect for Cleaning Optics Safely
  • Quick Solution for Removing Dust and Lint
  • Ideal for Use when Solvents will Cause Damage

Shock Absorbing Sorbothane®
  • Easily Cut to Size
  • Ideal for Use in Labs and Assembly Shops

Socket Head Cap Screw Kits
  • English and Metric Kits Available
  • Comes with Storage Case
  • Comes with Most Popular Sizes and Lengths

Socket Head Cap Screws

Socket Head Set Screw Kits
  • English and Metric Kits Available
  • Includes Most Frequently Requested Socket Head Set Screws

Socket Head Set Screws

Spanner Wrench
  • Adjustable Spanner Wrench
  • 4.5" Maximum Diameter
  • Straight Blades and Round Point Tips

Surface Roughness Standard
  • Conforms to S.A.E. and Military Specifications
  • Manufactured to ANSI-B-46.1-1985
  • A Composite Set of 30 Standards
TECHSPEC® components are designed, specified, or manufactured by Edmund Optics. Learn More

Thread Adapters
  • Stainless Steel Thread-to-Thread Adapters
  • Interchangeable with Post Adapter Studs
  • Can use on Top or Bottom of Posts

  • 6 Piece Tweezers or Pliers Toolkits
  • 7 Piece Screwdriver Toolkit


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