Ruggedized Lenses


This line of ruggedized, precision C-mount lenses is the perfect choice for many demanding industrial applications, characterized by their exceptional resistance to shock and vibration.

Key Features

  • Shock resistance up to 100 g
  • Secured mechanics
  • Ideal for harsh environments
  • Vibration resistant


  • Most of Schneider-Kreuznach lenses are available as ruggedized versions on request
  • Optional fixed aperture on request
  • Motorized p-iris for several lenses on request
  • For more customized lenses please contact us

What are Ruggedized Lenses?

Ruggedized lenses are lenses that are more robust than conventional lenses due to their design and materials. They are designed to withstand the demanding conditions of industry, where they are often used in harsh environments.

The rugged Schneider-Kreuznach lenses are bonded internally to prevent individual elements from coming loose by shock and vibration.





Benefits of Ruggedized Lenses

By using ruggedized lenses from Schneider-Kreuznach, customers can benefit from longer lifetime, higher reliability and lower maintenance costs. So the lenses offer higher quality and better performance in demanding environments.

If you are looking for rugged lenses for your industrial applications, please contact us. We will be happy to advise you and together we will find the right solution for your requirements.

Applications for Ruggedized Lenses

Schneider-Kreuznach's ruggedized lenses are used in shock- and vibration-sensitive environments like vehicle speed monitoring, aerospace, highway toll control, railway inspection, and automotive crash testing. Their rugged properties make them ideal for applications where high reliability and long service life are required.

  • Aerospace and Security
  • Machine Vision
  • Automated Optical Inspection
  • Display and Electronics
  • Logistics