Dynamics of Digitally Surfaced Lenses
- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUTâ€¦. Shepard, Barry // LabTalk;Nov/Dec2011, Vol. 39 Issue 23F, p48
The article offers tips for buying optical laboratory equipment. It notes that buying the newest products is not always been a good option. It suggests to assess laboratory's needs in order to decide whether new, used, refurbished or rebuild equipment is the best choice. It also recommends to...
- Processing Trivex. Cross, Keith // LabTalk;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 36 Issue 161, p18
In this article, the author discusses the difficulty in processing Trivex lens materials. According to the author, laboratory managers often had to guess as to which process setting they used based on the specific type of equipment they had. He offers some strategies for blocking, generating,...
- 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.
- THE MAGIC WORD... Nicola, Gloria // 20/20;Sep2013, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p24
An introduction to the periodical is presented in which the editor discusses the topics in the journal including selling tips and the hottest trends in a wide range of product categories, spectacle lens products and the varieties of colors in the optical industry.
- Bright ideas for Avoiding Consumable Mistakes. Bos, Julie // LabTalk;Oct2007, Vol. 35 Issue 158, p6
The article features expert advice on how optical manufacturers can increase laboratory quality and avoid mistakes in creating a lens, especially in the area of consumables. It discusses common mistakes in surfacing, lens blocking, generating the lens, refining, polishing, clean-up, finishing,...
- CRAZING. Kim, George // LabTalk;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 37 Issue 2G, p36
The article focuses on crazing in anti-reflective (AR) lenses. It says that having the correct lighting, inspection background and trained eyes is a key to detection and identification of crazing. According to the author, crazing can occur in an AR lens when there is enough stress to wane the...
- obÂ·jecÂ·tive. // American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p243
A definition of the term "objective" is presented. The term refers to the lens or group of lenses that first receives light from the object in an optical instrument such as a telescope.
- LABTECH. // LabTalk;May/Jun2013, Vol. 41, p30
The article previews products from the optical lab industry, including a customized progressive lens series from Carl Zeiss Vision, the Alta Zd edger from Briot, and the Crizal Kids UV lenses from Essilor.
- LABTECH. // LabTalk;Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 44 Issue 02E, p26
The article previews several laboratory products including Vision Ease's SunRx polycarbonate SFSV 75mm blue lenses, LTI Coating Technologies LLC's CrystalSpin UV-Cure Coater semi-automatic hard coating machine, and Western Optical's #8000 Series MicroTools.