- Common Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them Part Two. Schneider, Steve // LabTalk;Apr/May2007, Vol. 35 Issue 156, p10
The article focuses on fining and polishing of all lens materials and how to clean the lens after processing. The author mentions that base pads should be examined for damage or wear every time the lap tool is used because it will have a direct effect on the performance of the fining or...
- Is It Time to Take The Leap? Bos, Julie // LabTalk;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2G, p8
The article presents questions and answers related digital lens surfacing, including its benefits, cost of digital processing equipment and the use of a digital surfacing generator in making traditional lenses.
- Dynamics of Digitally Surfaced Lenses. // LabTalk;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2G, p18
The article presents questions and answers related to digitally surfaced lenses, including how optical laboratories will know when to invest in equipment for creating such lenses and how the optical industry is accepting digitally surfaced lens technology.
- Direct Surfacing. Young, Steele // LabTalk;Mar/Apr2008, Vol. 36 Issue 159, p22
The article examines whether direct surfacing of ophthalmic lenses is better than conventional processing. The steps in conventional processing of lenses include generating through the rough geometry using a milling technique, then fine grinding the surface to final form and readying the surface...
- Lens Coatings: Start from Scratch! Laspina, Leah // Review of Optometry;9/15/2007 Part 1 of 2, Vol. 144 Issue 9, p46
The article provides information on the best services an optometrist can offer to his patient. In this context, the author offers lens treatments and coatings to teach patients how their lenses can help them even more. It has been mentioned that scratch-resistant coatings are basic fare for an...
- Numbers put a shine on lens making. // Professional Engineering;10/07/98, Vol. 11 Issue 18, p66
Focuses on the benefits of aspheric mirror and lens profiles, highlighting the development of a polishing machine simply to produce small aspherics ranging from 10mm to 600mm in diameter discovered by researchers. Examination of the polishing machine; Requirement of the machine; Sale of a...
- HOW TO: BACK LAP REELS. // Grounds Maintenance;May2003, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p52
Provides steps for proper back lapping of reels of a mower. Importance of cleaning the reel; Inspection of reel and bed knife; Adjustment of reel for back lapping.
- Abrasive Machining Update. Giese, Theodore L. // T & P: Tooling & Production;Jul2001, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p14
Presents an update on abrasive machining as of July 2001. Prediction on overall demand for abrasive products by 2004; Status of grinding among the most popular machining methods according to 'Machining Tech Trends 2000.'
- Lapping for near perfect flatness. Rose, Steve // T & P: Tooling & Production;Dec2001, Vol. 67 Issue 9, p12
Provides information on the lapping process performed to produce flat surfaces. Requirements for a flat surface; Use of an automatic lapping machine from LAPMASTER; Techniques for measuring flatness.