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Central Islip, NY (January 5th, 2023) Universal Photonics® Incorporated (UPI), global manufacturer and distributor of critical surfacing and polishing technology, is proud to announce its return to SPIE Photonics West 2023 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California, January 28th to February 2nd. UPI will be located in the South exhibit hall at booths #1748 & #1749, showcasing both consumables and machinery for all surfacing applications and needs.

Booth #1748 will feature machinery from a selection of exclusive UPI partners. On hand will be the TPM400A double-sided polisher from SOMOS | IWT. Available for polishing or lapping, the machine is known for high throughput precision and can be customized with features to match your specifications. Additionally, SOMOS | IWT will display the NCS200 Diamond Wire Saw with tilt and rotation table. Turbo HKS will feature the T06 Centrifuge, suitable for separating harmful particles from industrial liquids. DAMA’s LG500 chamfering machine, designed to meet the demands of the optical industry on bevel quality and dimensional accuracy of straight or prismatic work pieces, will also be on display.

Booth #1749 will showcase some of UPI’s many consumable products. UPI’s proprietary line of LP Unalon polyurethane polishing pads will be handy, including SC-955, optimal for polishing where higher removal rates, consistent flatness, and an overall good surface finish are required. Also available is Trizact Diamond tile from 3M™, best for faster cut rates and less subsurface damage, all while increasing productivity. UPI’s wide variety of polishing and blocking pitch, with specifications custom to your needs, will also be featured. Learn about UPI’s polishing compounds, slurries, and powders including our proprietary Hastilite polishes for advanced optics, each uniquely engineered for optimal stock removal & surface finish.

UPI’s team of application engineers will be available to discuss the latest advancements in polishing technology and/or answer any questions about your unique application. Universal Photonics, as it has for nearly a century, meets specification needs while maintaining cost efficiency for virtually all areas of surfacing and polishing. For more information about Universal Photonics’ products and materials, contact UPI’s friendly account services team of professionals by phone (516-935-4000), email (, or visit

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