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Optoload 500

  • Overview +

    The Optoload 500 automates the loading and unloading process for a single Optoform lathe producing contact lenses or intraocular lenses. Click on this link to watch a video of the Optoload 500 in action.


  • Benefits +

    • Automated part loading and unloading operation reduces labor cost
    • Repeatable operation insures consistent quality and manufacturing cost
    • Mechanically decoupled design permits cutting during robot operation, minimizing cycle time
    • Modular design enables integration with existing Optoform machines
    • Small foot-print allows locating in typical production line setups
    • 600-piece pallet rack allows unattended 3rd shift operation resulting in reduced labor cost
    • Elevator-style part rack accommodates optional environmental control for hydrophobic or hydrophilic parts
    • Bar code system for automated part program transfer to Optoforms, and part organization and tracking in users’ part flow management system
    • User-friendly Windows® pallet-loading software for quick start-up and operation
    • Optional vision system to automatically locate and align the toric axis
    • Enclosure and interlock system provide safe operation for operators and bystanders