TianCheng Optics CO., Ltd.
TianCheng Optics CO., Ltd.
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Optical Reticle

TC Optics, a leading  custom optics supplier, offers a wide range of optical reticles for their rifle scopes, including glass reticles and element optics reticles. The glass reticles are etched onto the glass, which makes them incredibly durable, long-lasting, and resistant to wear and tear. In addition, the element optics reticles are designed to offer exceptional clarity, precision, and accuracy to the shooters.

TC Optics' optical reticles make targeting and shooting a breeze, regardless of the shooting conditions. It's imperative to select the right glass reticle for your firearm and shooting scenarios. When you choose us, you get a high-quality, reliable, and accurate optical reticle that will help you improve your accuracy and hit your targets with precision.

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Specification of Optical Glass Reticle


BK7 or Fused Silica

Design Wavelength

546.1 nm


1.5183 ± 0.0005

Fused Silica


Diameter Tolerance

+0.00, -0.15 mm

Thickness Tolerance

±0.2 mm

Paraxial Focal Length



<3 arc minutes

Clear Aperture


Surface Irregularity

λ/4@632.8 nm

Surface Quality

60-40 scratch and dig

Protective Bevel

0.25 mm x 45°

The Importance of Optical Reticles for Precision Shooting

As one type of optical components china, optical reticles, also called crosshairs or scopes, play a critical role in precision shooting. This visual aid helps the shooter align the firearm with the target and calculate the required adjustments to hit it accurately. When shooting at long ranges, every little detail matters, and the reticle is one of the critical components of a shooter's success. 

Reticle glasses come in various shapes and sizes, ranging from simple crosshairs to more complex grids. Many shooters prefer illuminated reticles, which provide enhanced visibility, particularly in low-light conditions. Using an optical reticle can also help adjust for wind drift, bullet drop, and other factors that can affect the shot's accuracy.

Furthermore, using a high-quality optical reticle can also reduce strain on the shooter's eyes and help increase shot placement consistency. It is essential to select the right glass reticle for your firearm and the shooting conditions. Whether you are hunting or target shooting, your ability to hit your target precisely depends on the accuracy and clarity of your opticalreticle. In short, a high-quality optical reticle is among the most critical components of a successful shooting experience.

FAQs of Optical Reticle

Q: What is a glass reticle?

A: A glass reticle is etched onto glass, making it more durable and resistant to wear and tear than other reticle materials.

Q: What factors should I consider when selecting a reticle?

A: You should consider your firearm type, shooting scenario, and personal preferences when choosing a reticle.

Q: Can I change the reticle of my rifle scope?

A: It depends on the specific model and brand of your rifle scope. Some rifle scopes allow you to swap out reticles, while others do not.

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TianCheng Optics CO., Ltd.
Tian Cheng Optics CO.,Ltd
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    No. 1567 Liu Ying Lu, Kuan Cheng District, Chang Chun, P.R. China

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