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CCU modulo - Automated blocking, intelligently combined

Introducing the CCU Modulo
The high-performance blocker, CCU Modulo, automatically joins semi-finished blanks and block pieces with highest precision. Parallel processing steps combined with the economical use of the blocking material brings your whole surfacing operation up to speed while significantly reducing costs.

We have designed this future-proof machine with your installed machine base in mind. Compatible with today’s blocking standards and consumables, the CCU Modulo is the perfect solution to take over all of your current blocking requirements with no need to redesign the subsequent surfacing steps.

As an integral part of the Modulo concept, the CCU Modulo perfectly fits into the Modulo Line as well as into any other industry-proven Rx and freeform process.

Perfect task coordination
Several independent handling systems enable CCU Modulo to run multiple activities simultaneously. Lens pick-up, block piece supply, lens measurement and the three blocking stations are placed in a small, easy access configuration. The two robotic arms, mounted in the middle of the operating platform, work virtually non-stop. Together with an independent third loading arm the system maximizes parallel-running processes, significantly reducing idle time and boosting efficiency as well as throughput. While lenses are cooling down in the blocking stations, the next lenses are already loaded and precisely aligned before they meet their block piece counterparts. Blocking as fast as it gets!

Economical blocking
The computer controlled filling process of the CCU Modulo guarantees very economical blocking with minimized losses. A cartridge magazine enables uninterrupted processing for more than an hour. The cartridges are refilled outside of the machine resulting in no production downtime. The use of the reusable block pieces minimizes the consumption of blocking media significantly.

Highest precision, best surfacing results
The high-resolution optical lens recognition and alignment system guarantees a perfect position of the lens and the block piece. Unique CNC controlled prism and axis adjustment and the variable lens clamping position ensure perfectly blocked lenses no matter how complex the requirements. The result is high precision blocking and consistency over long periods of operation.

The team player
CCU Modulo comes with an on-board global interface philosophy that allows connection to the Modulo system. Once connected to the LMS Modulo and management cockpit, the generator works as an integral part of this one-of-a-kind system solution and is subject to the centralized monitoring and control center. The lab manager is fully informed about the current status of the machine. Therefore critical situations and downtime can be avoided before they arise. Higher uptimes and increased yields are guaranteed.

Benefits
  • Fully automated blocking on three blocking stations
  • Parallel lens handling, blocking, and loading processes
  • Camera-based lens recognition and alignment
  • Consistent precision blocking
  • Prismatic blocking
  • Highest yield
  • Works for single-vision, multi-focal, and progressive lenses
  • Low running costs
  • Supports the new cognitive Modulo machine philosophy