|GERBER COBURN ENHANCES KAPPA Gerber Coburn has introduced the Kappa SP, the latest enhancement to its Kappa line of finishing products. The Kappa SP has all the features of its predecessor, the Kappa XL—all-material edging, OMA communication capability, three different groove widths, edge polishing, six automatic and controlled bevel options—plus several new features, including state-of-the-art 4-D tracing software and a patented, soft pin beveling feature.|
BREITFELD & SCHLIEKERT INTROS ULTRASONIC CLEANER Breitfeld & Schliekert has released the Optisonic Ultrasonic Cleaner. The cleaner features intuitive controls, a timer with automatic shut-off and a high-contrast, tilted display face. With a hinged cover, this compact and clean design takes up less space and complements most decors, according to the company.
OMS MICRO-TINT WORKS WITH POLY Because of its hard coating, polycarbonate lenses have always been difficult to tint. Now, however, through the cooperation of polycarbonate lensmaker Oracle, tint manufacturer OMS has been able to tint stock polycarbonate lenses to any color, shade or transmission level using its new patent- pending tinting technology: OMS Micro-Tints. According to OMS, tints of below 10 percent transmission can be achieved in 12 to 14 minutes of tinting time.
GERBER COBURN RELEASES NEW GENERATOR Gerber Coburn has launched the IQ SL2 Express surface generator, an upgrade to its SL2 system designed to reduce the amount of time required to surface conventional and high-index plastic lenses by more than 33 percent, according to the company. The generator is available in two formats: as a software upgrade package to the current SL2 that customers can order and easily install themselves or as a new machine.
WESTERN INTROS NEW BENCH KIT Western Optical Supply has introduced a new Bench Anvil Kit. According to the company, the kit offers an angled, comfortable surface. In addition, the “third hand” feature of the Bench Anvil Kit includes three nut wrenches, one phillips/flat screwdriver blade, riveting and cupping points, and solid anvil.