TITLE

Tricks of the Trade

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
LabTalk;May/Jun2008, Vol. 36 Issue 160, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers advice to optical laboratories on ensuring the quality of lenses they produce. The three important areas of the process of checking procedures in an anti-reflective lens wholesale laboratory are given. It also emphasizes the significance of keeping an on-going logbook of progressive rework at a laboratory. It talks about the value of Scanning Electronic Microscope analysis to solving problems related to crystal failures.
ACCESSION #
32514246

 

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