Optical Mechanic

Optical Mechanics operate machines to grind, polish and surface optical lenses to meet prescription requirements, and fit lenses to spectacle frames.
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    Overview

    Optical Mechanics operate machines to grind, polish and surface optical lenses to meet prescription requirements, and fit lenses to spectacle frames.

    Day-to-day

    • selects and assembles optical elements for instruments and fits them in position
    • scrapes, files and laps mount of instrument to align optical elements
    • centres, focuses, adjusts and calibrates instrument on standard targets
    • anchors lenses and other optical elements with adhesives or retaining ring.

    To become an Optical Mechanic