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Optical Laboratory Technique I OPHD 1060

6 Credits

Weekly Contact Hours: Lecture - 4 Lab 2 - 0 Lab 3 - 6
Pre-requisite(s): OPHD 1010
Co-requisite(s): None

Introduces students to the operations involved in lens fabrication. Emphasis is placed on gaining knowledge of equipment requirements and developing surfacing and finishing techniques. Topics include: safety and environmental procedures and lens processing terminology; lens surfacing and finishing equipment; lens blank selection and layout; lens surfacing techniques; lens finishing techniques; lens final insertion and mounting techniques; and standard alignment, inspection of lenses and lensometer operation.

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