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Enabling ophthalmic lens manufacturers to start up newly delivered 3D-Micromac systems for laser engraving despite COVID-19

Manufacturing companies in the ophthalmic industry cannot afford to let new production equipment sit unused because their supplier’s commissioning team cannot travel to the site due to COVID-19. 3D-Micromac has therefore developed a modern and at the same time pragmatic alternative to classic commissioning for its customers: its technicians guide the customer’s employees step by step through the entire commissioning process using the latest remote technologies and augmented reality (AR) – from assembly to start-up and test run to acceptance. This approach has now repeatedly passed the practical test. Pilot projects included the remote commissioning of two laser marking systems in the Philippines and at Australian ophthalmic lens manufacturer CR Surfacing – in the midst of the first lockdown in March 2020. Read more in MAFO – Optical Labs & Industry 03/2021