Optical Lens Cutter: Cuts eyeglass lenses to... [+] More
Optical Lens Cutter: Cuts eyeglass lenses to specified size and shape, using a bench-mounted cutting machine. Picks metal pattern according to prescription specifications and mounts pattern in spring clamp of cutting machine. Positions control dial for specified lens diameter plus allowance for edge grinding.
Aligns center and axis marks on lens with markings on pad of cutting machine and lowers cushioned pressure arm of machine that holds lens in position. Lowers cutting arm over lens and turns crank that rotates lens under cutting wheel to determine if machine settings are correct. Presses cutting arm down to hold cutting wheel against lens and turns crank to cut lens. Removes lens from machine and chips excess material from lens edges, using chipping pliers. Routes cut lenses to edging department. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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