10 December 1992 Lens-blocking method for Opticam
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Abstract
A uv-curing 'cold' blocking adhesive has been developed by Loctite Corporation for use with the Opticam SM. The adhesive is a significant advance in the lens blocking process, as it eliminates heat-induced blocking strain; the most significant problem encountered with current hot pitch blocking methods. The new cold blocking adhesive is complemented by a new Kennametal lens blocking adapter tool and chucking system. The tooling offers substantially improved lens adapter to machine alignment and transfer; at considerably lower cost. The lenses are deblocked in a heated water and detergent solution, eliminating the environmental concerns of the current method.
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Robert F. Novak, Robert F. Novak, Marlene A. Marro, Marlene A. Marro, Joe D. Tipps, Joe D. Tipps, Walter C. Czajkowski, Walter C. Czajkowski, JoAnn DeMarco, JoAnn DeMarco, Peter A. Salamon, Peter A. Salamon, David Matchett, David Matchett, Fred Caputo, Fred Caputo, Glenn LeBlanc, Glenn LeBlanc, } "Lens-blocking method for Opticam", Proc. SPIE 1752, Current Developments in Optical Design and Optical Engineering II, (10 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130754; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.130754
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