TWO NEW FROM COBURN
Designed for processing all indexes of lenses (1.498 to 1.74), the Cobalt NX offers auto calibration for faster and more efficient processing and interrupted cut available on both the x-and v-axis, eliminating the need for a granulator. The Cobalt NX also includes on-board engraving and a cold mist/dry cut. Duality, Coburn’s new fully automated, all-in-one lens detaper and cleaner, removes surface saver tape without the need for manual labor. A mechanical brush action provides two-sided lens cleaning with a high pressure wash in detergent. For more information, contact Coburn Technologies at 800.262.8761 or CoburnTechnologies.com.
FIL-TECH COPPER SENSOR HEADS
Fil-Tech’s sensor head hardware in copper offers superior cooling compared to stainless steel. Sensor heads are removable from water lines and can be supplied with internal oscillators for 5MHz and 6MHz measurement. For more information, contact Fil-Tech at 800.743.1743 or FilTech.com.
LUXEXCEL 3D PRINTED LENSES
Belgian company Luxexcel offers the technology and equipment necessary for labs to 3D print specialty lenses such as monofocals, bifocals and trifocals with cylinders and prisms. Lenses are compatible with all existing coatings, tinting and edging, have passed the ISO 8980-1:2004 Focal Power test and are FDA drop ball compliant. For more information, contact Luxexcell at +18.104.22.168.96 or Luxexcel.com.
TRANSITIONS SIGNATURE VII NOW INCLUDES SEGMENTED MULTIFOCALS
Available from Younger Optics, Transitions VII Signature polycarbonate lenses now include FT35 bifocal and 7 x 28 trifocal lenses in both brown and gray. This composite lens incorporates a thin photochromic front surface bifocal or trifocal layer composed of Trivex lens material. For more information, contact Younger Optics at 800.366.5367 or YoungerOptics.com.
DAC VISION GREEN PRO SW
This liner-free lens tape is made to DAC Vision’s specifications for digital and traditional processing. Its green film allows for great contrast in all blocking systems and works on most manual, automatic and robotic tapers. Green Pro SW offers heat shielded thermal protection and conformability on all lens materials and curvatures along with easy deblocking properties for alloy and wax blocking. For more information, contact DAC Vision at 800.800.1550 or DACVision.com.
LENS PRO TRACTION CONTROL FROM DYNAMIC LABS
Eliminate blocking pad slippage on super hydrophobic lenses with Lens Pro Traction Control from Dynamic Labs. Apply one to two sprays to coated lenses, allow to dry for 30 to 60 seconds, and lenses are ready to block and edge. The product can easily be removed by spraying with Eliminator and wiping with a lens cloth. Lens Pro is available in two sizes: 25 ml and 100 ml. For more information, contact Dynamic Labs at 888.339.6264 or
NON-ALLOY BLOCKING SYSTEM FROM SCHNEIDER
CCB Modulo by Schneider Optical Machines is a total solution for environmentally friendly automated blocking. The CCB Modulo utilizes Eco-Fuse Technology (EFT) and can handle all lens types, including high-prism lenses. When combined with the DTS Modulo smooth deblocking system, the CCB Modulo allows labs “to go ‘non-alloy’ without limitations,” according to the company. For more information, contact Schneider Optical Machines at 877.702.5655 or Schneider-OM.com.