Bright ideas for Avoiding Consumable Mistakes

Bos, Julie
October 2007
LabTalk;Oct2007, Vol. 35 Issue 158, p6
Trade Publication
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, and back-side coating. Tips offered include using cotton gloves, switching tape products, choosing correct finishing pad and polish, recycling blocking alloy, and replacing wash water and sponge.


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