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Eyeglasses of the future, visit us at Vision Expo East

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 10, 2017 2:31:27 PM

Eyeglasses of the future

Wouldn’t it be great if some of the technology you find in your phone would show up in your eyeglasses?

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Topics: 3D printing

A unique preview on what to expect at our booth during Vision Expo East New York.

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 9, 2017 9:46:42 AM

 

3D PRINTED LENSES ?

IT IS NOW POSSIBLE!

Discover the possibilities of 3D printed ophthalmic lenses during Vision Expo East (booth #LP4146)

Great lenses compatible with industry standards, 3D printed ophthalmic lenses will open up new possibilities that are not available today.

At the booth we will display a variety of 3D printed lenses that can be printed today for example single vision lenses, bi-focals, tri-focals, prism’s and other specialty lenses

Don't miss out and visit our booth LP4146 !

 

 

 Learn more about the introduction during Vision Expo East by reading this blogpost

 

 

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Luxexcel 3D printed ophthalmic lenses achieve ISO quality level

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 23, 2017 3:00:45 PM

 

TURNHOUT (BELGIUM)- February 23, 2017 – Luxexcel, a fast-growing optics company that has developed a unique technology to 3D print ophthalmic lenses today announced that its lenses are compliant with ISO 8980-1:2004 Focal Power.

Follow the link below for the COLTS report on the lenses tested.

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Topics: News

Luxexcel and Automation and Robotics collaborate on a quality control program

Posted by Luxexcel on Jan 2, 2017 9:05:00 AM

Luxexcel NV, a fast growing 3D print company that can print lenses and Automation and Robotics (A&R), the leading manufacturer of high-tech measurement equipment for optical labs, announce a technical collaboration on a quality control program to ensure that 3D printed lenses will meet industry and user requirements. The quality control program makes use of the Dual LensMapper manufactured by A&R.

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Locating the Luxexcel catalog in OpticStudio

Posted by Luxexcel on Oct 5, 2016 12:00:00 AM

As you may know our material has been added to OpticStudio. In this article we show you how to locate the Luxexcel catalog. 

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Vacuum deposition coatings

Posted by Luxexcel on Mar 4, 2016 3:04:35 PM

Vacuum deposition coatings concern a process where solid metal gets evaporated on the to be coated component. By performing this process under vacuum, the evaporation is not just better controlled but also the process temperature is lowered, which allows plastics to be coated. This technique is used to coat for example mirrors.

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3D printing technology: what technologies are available?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 29, 2016 2:57:55 PM

3D printing or additive manufacturing is a radically different manufacturing method to prototype your product. Until the adoption of 3D printing, traditional manufacturing methods like embossing and injection moulding were used to prototype and manufacture all sorts of products.

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How 3D-printing will affect the supply chain of eyewear?

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 26, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Guest blog by Mikko Vartio, Industrial management M.Sc. student, B.Sc. in mechanical and production engineering 

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Topics: 3D printing

Types of optical coatings

Posted by Luxexcel on Feb 2, 2016 10:54:16 AM

Optical coatings are more and more used for different optical solutions. Coatings can enhance the optical function or prevent the optic from environmental damage. Several optical coatings are available on the market and have all another function. In this blog post we will dive into the world of optical coatings.

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3D printing vs. traditional manufacturing

Posted by Luxexcel on Nov 12, 2015 2:40:48 PM

Sometimes it is hard to decide which technology fits your project needs. On one end you have the traditional manufacturing technologies like injection molding and milling and on the other end more new technologies like 3D printing. Each manufacturing method has its own design challenges. To incorporate new technologies, like 3D printing or additive manufacturing, your company should branch out and it might be needed to slightly adjust your design process. If you do so it will result in a design process which completely utilizes the capabilities of 3D printing. 

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Topics: 3D printing

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