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Number: 451/277
Name: Abrading > Machine > Rotary tool > Rotary disk > Reciprocating work holder > Rocking > Lens abrader
Description: Abrading machine specifically disclosed for forming the surface of an optical device made from glass, plastic, or other transparent material.

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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8574035 Polishing device with rotary joint Nov. 5, 2013
8460062 Polishing machine for lenses and method for polishing a lens using a machine tool Jun. 11, 2013
8057284 Tool for polishing and fine-grinding optically active surfaces in precision optics Nov. 15, 2011
8011996 Polishing head for a polishing machine Sep. 6, 2011
7938715 Polishing machine comprising sliding means transverse to the front face May. 10, 2011
7396275 Polishing machine comprising sliding means transverse to the front face Jul. 8, 2008
7198547 Lens edger Apr. 3, 2007
7066794 Tool for fine machining of optically active surfaces Jun. 27, 2006
6932678 Polishing apparatus Aug. 23, 2005
6749925 Data carrier Jun. 15, 2004
6733369 Method and apparatus for polishing or lapping an aspherical surface of a work piece May. 11, 2004
6599171 Cup attaching apparatus Jul. 29, 2003
6582286 End face polishing apparatus Jun. 24, 2003
6561886 Device for retaining abrasive pad on lap in eyeglass lens making apparatus May. 13, 2003
6374011 Blockless techniques for simultaneous polishing of multiple fiber optics Apr. 16, 2002
6350190 Template holder, target lens shape measuring device having the holder, and eyeglass lens processing apparatus having the device Feb. 26, 2002
6250992 Mirror grinding method and glass lens Jun. 26, 2001
6227952 Apparatus for creating a concave surface from a spectacle blank May. 8, 2001
6080044 Fining/polishing machine Jun. 27, 2000
6048258 Apparatus for grinding eyeglass lens Apr. 11, 2000
5890949 Eyeglass lens grinding machine Apr. 6, 1999
5885142 Device for cleaning a liquid crystal panel Mar. 23, 1999
5577950 Conformal tool operating apparatus and process for an ophthalmic lens finer/polisher Nov. 26, 1996
5525096 Apparatus for grinding spherical surface Jun. 11, 1996
5408792 Process, block or sucker for a machine for grinding or machining the edge of eyeglass lenses and a process for grinding eyeglass lenses Apr. 25, 1995
5214882 Vacuum activated tool for the fabrication of optical surfaces Jun. 1, 1993
5205076 Self-aligned lens manufacturing system and method Apr. 27, 1993
5195407 Apparatus for making an aspherical lens and a method of making an aspherical lens Mar. 23, 1993
5181345 Lens grinding method and apparatus Jan. 26, 1993
5148632 Cavity forming in plastic body Sep. 22, 1992
5138798 Method and apparatus for polishing an optical component Aug. 18, 1992
5107628 Method of fabricating article having aspheric figure and tool for use in carrying out the method Apr. 28, 1992
5027560 Machine for finishing the surface of a lens Jul. 2, 1991
5024024 Grinding and finishing apparatus and method Jun. 18, 1991
4999954 Polishing apparatus Mar. 19, 1991
4993195 Lens cutting methods for effecting rapid replacement of lens cutting tools Feb. 19, 1991
4956944 Polishing apparatus Sep. 18, 1990
4947715 Method and apparatus for cutting an aspheric surface on a workpiece Aug. 14, 1990
4928435 Apparatus for working curved surfaces on a workpiece May. 29, 1990
4928433 Apparatus for effecting rapid replacement of lens cutting tools May. 29, 1990
4920700 Process for finishing optical lenses and apparatus therefor May. 1, 1990
4901478 Radial diamond alignment apparatus for a lens generator Feb. 20, 1990
4866884 Lens grinding methods and apparatus Sep. 19, 1989
4829716 Apparatus for automatically performing plural sequential spherical grinding operations on workpieces May. 16, 1989
4769953 Lens generating system Sep. 13, 1988
4768308 Universal lens polishing tool, polishing apparatus and method of polishing Sep. 6, 1988
4680998 Toric lenses, method and apparatus for making same Jul. 21, 1987
4655005 Apparatus and process for dry cutting of plastic optical lenses Apr. 7, 1987
4653233 Machine for grinding of toric surfaces on optic lenses Mar. 31, 1987
4598502 Method and apparatus for surfacing optical lenses Jul. 8, 1986

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