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ART-Blocker-A

ART-Blocker-A is a fully automated and alloy-free lens surface blocker. The lens blocking system uses Alloy Replacement Technology (ART), the environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional alloy blocking.


Satisloh ART-Blocker-A automated lens blocking machine
Satisloh ART-Blocker-A automated lens blocking machine
Satisloh ART-Blocker-A Automated lens loading
Satisloh ART-Blocker-A automated loading block-piece
Satisloh ART-Blocker-A lens blocking with glue
Satisloh ART-Blocker-A UV curing glue lens block-piece

Fully automated alloy-free lens blocking

ART, the non-alloy lens blocking technology, employs reusable block-pieces. The connection between lens blank and block-piece for optical lenses is made by UV-curable adhesive. The lens blocker itself features several benefits due to ART:

  • First of all, the ART-Blocker-A does not require any tape or any block rings.
  • Secondly, the automated lens blocker does not require any cooling time after blocking.
  • The availability of multiple block-pieces and diameters optimizes performance.
  • The lens blocking system does not need manual handling and front-side protection.
  • Lastly, the automated lens blocker includes imaging and probing. Front side probing enables re-calculation of back curve for most accurate optical power.
Productivity:Up to 100 lenses/hour
Working range:Lens diameter 58 – 85 mm
Lens thickness up to 30 mm
Plano up to +15 dpt. base curve
Prism up to 5°
Progressives, multi-focals, single vision lenses
Lens material:All standard organic materials, photochromic and polarized blanks
Dimensions (wxdxh):1215 x 1236 x 1907 mm / 48 x 49 x 75 inches, without chiller
Weight:880 kg / 1940 lb

All technical data subject to change without notice. Verify details with Satisloh.

Purchase an ART-Blocker-A and get your MES-360 Lite for free!

Your introduction to Industry 4.0 with MES-360 Lite
Increasing transparency and visibility of your equipment performance is one of the key levers to optimizing your production and reducing costs. MES-360 Lite provides daily reports using pre-established KPI to track machine utilization, production throughput, and top 5 errors for all of your Satisloh Lab 4.0 ready machines.

MES-360 Lite is easy to install, needs minimal maintenance (Windows OS updates), and only requires basic computers skills. The system allows up to 50 machine connections.

Upgrade MES-360 Lite to the full version at any time or add individual modules as your needs change.

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