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As well as our standard products, Spectabit also has the capabilities to design and manufacture both customized focusing and classical schlieren systems for a variety of applications. We can also provide fee-based consulting for guiding customers' in-house development efforts. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

One design recently executed for a client is a lens-based small-scale classical schlieren system with a 20 mm diameter viewing area and pulsed flash-lamp illumination (below), specially optimized for the customer's size, resolution, and sensitivity requirements. Custom systems are delivered with full documentation and schlieren image processing software.

Front view of custom classical schlieren system.
Lens-based 20 mm classical schlieren system
Background-subtracted schlieren image of air nozzle
Schlieren image of an air nozzle with a 20 mm custom schlieren system, 0.5 microsecond exposure