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  • 1) Hand polishes optical elements, such as lenses, prisms, and optical flats, to finish element or remove defects, using jeweler's rouge, polishing cloth or device, precision measuring instruments, and jeweler's lathe: Examines surface of element to detect defects, such as stains and scratches, and measures element to determine amount of finish required, using precision measuring instruments.

  • 2) Rubs rouge onto chamois, using jeweler's rouge stick, or onto polishing device mounted on workbench, using sponge.

  • 3) Rubs chamois over surface of element or oscillates element against polishing device to remove defects from element.

  • 4) Mounts element on spindle of jeweler's lathe, starts lathe, and holds rouge-coated chamois against element to finish element.

  • 5) Verifies dimensions of finished element, using precision measuring instruments, and examines elements to ensure all defects have been corrected, using magnifying glass.

  • 6) Cleans finished elements, using lens cleaning solution, cloth, and paper.




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Job Number: 5859