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  1. Let’s not forget donjuan wants to know the...

    Let’s not forget donjuan wants to know the thickest point which surely does not have to be located at the longest radius. Lab calculation software will tell you the thickest and thinnest point and...
  2. Optical21/7 is correct just one item to add. If...

    Optical21/7 is correct just one item to add. If the longest radius is on the nasal side you have to reduce the decentration by the number mm that the radius is longer on the nasal side than the...
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    Place the frame on a copy machine, cut out the...

    Place the frame on a copy machine, cut out the shape and transfer the cutout to a piece of cardboard. Then you can trace it like a demo lens.
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    The process used by 99% of labs today evolved...

    The process used by 99% of labs today evolved from the European and Japanese model, the lab supplies uncut lenses to the retailer who edges them. I decided to break from the norm being we completed...
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    Take two bridges cut one in half and a piece out...

    Take two bridges cut one in half and a piece out to the center of the second one and solder it together. If you don’t have experience soldering take it to jewelry repair store it will look perfect...
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    First try the oven. Make sure you are using a...

    First try the oven. Make sure you are using a lens prep before you dye the lenses this allows even dye penetration. I would also buff the spots that don’t dye using red rouge or lens polish.
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    Does this happen with all materials. I would...

    Does this happen with all materials. I would would take several lenses and place them in the same oven you cure your hard coat for about 30 minutes before tinting.
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    The problem is caused by surface tension in the...

    The problem is caused by surface tension in the hard curing process. If it is occasional you can lightly buff the spots with red rouge and they will tint. If it is systemic you must find the issue...
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    The arc lamp is available from Bulbtronics.

    The arc lamp is available from Bulbtronics.
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    The labs in the US are not properly staffed to...

    The labs in the US are not properly staffed to maintain the processes and equipment that are required in today’s market. My last position before retiring was with an HMO owned lab. We were the first...
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    Laser engravers are very difficult to control not...

    Laser engravers are very difficult to control not because they are out of calibration but we are trying to engrave a non uniform surface. Yes there is a setting by material but one side of the...
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    I forgot the other major problem being 7 years...

    I forgot the other major problem being 7 years have passed. Many frames are smaller than the the surface block diameter so you would have to default to a larger crib sizes in those cases. You really...
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    Hi it is not difficult to get most generators to...

    Hi
    it is not difficult to get most generators to read a shape file. I actually did accomplish this about 7 years ago with the goal in mind of reducing processing time both in surface and finish. It...
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    Hi The problem is not the machine it is caused...

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    The problem is not the machine it is caused by image displacement when laying out the lenses. If the lens was slipping in the edging process it would slip at some undetermined angle. When you...
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