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SANTINELLI PULLS INTO A NEW STATION. ECPs’ space limitations can become a thing of the past with Santinelli’s all-in-one LE-700 edging station. This compact device gives ECPs a way to reach their lens-finishing goals in-house, and offers tracer-free technology for measuring demo lenses and patterns within the processing chamber. Other features include a color touch display, an intelligent blocker, the option to add on a front-loading frame tracer, and more. For more information, contact Santinelli International, Inc. at 800-644-3343 or santinelli.com.
|COBURN CELEBRATES ‘SIMPLICITY.’ The newest compact UV hardcoating system from Coburn, Simplicity, offers a 98% yield rate average with certain tintable and non-tintable coatings. This made-for-countertops coater has a user-friendly touch screen and includes a wash station, coating station, and UV cure station. A removable coating module simplifies cleaning, maintenance, and switching between coatings, while a programmable controller includes recipes that allow for easier coating changes. For more information, contact Coburn Technologies, Inc.at 800-262-8761 or coburntechnologies.com.||ESSILOR INSTRUMENTS ACTS WITH ACCURACY. Employing the company’s proprietary OST system for accurate optical shape tracing, the Iness T is now on the market. Part of the Triplets family, this two-in-one tracer/blocker can store up to 1,000 jobs, offers a connection for a second edger, and combines a new level of optical shape tracing with accurate digital centering. The device eliminates lens power distortion and the blocker includes a parallax-free camera system and 3D compensation. For more information, contact Essilor Instruments USA at 855-EZ-FINISH or essilorinstrumentsusa.com.||OPTOTECH TAKES IT ‘EASY.’ Allowing for the simultaneous production of two Rx lenses, the Easy Twin CNC is a three-axis, CNC-controlled polishing machine. It includes a CNC controller for free-form surfaces and offers easy selection of four tools in its integrated tool revolver. For more information, contact OptoTech Optical Machinery Inc. at 215-679-2091 or optotech.de.|