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HSE modulo - Automated edging, intelligently combined

Introducing the HSE modulo
The first high speed double spindle edger for fully independent edging of the left and the right lens – on-the-block or blockless. The two separate multi-axis systems enable truly independent simultaneous processing of the lenses – no matter how diverse the job requirements.

The edger’s high rigidity and precise tool clamping allow for highest rpm processes. Working with exceptional speed, HSE Modulo sets new standards in performance and throughput.

The intuitive and easy to use shape editor opens up a broad range of finishing options to process even the latest complex styles, specialties included. The result: virtually unrestricted lens finishing. And with the SCHNEIDER blockless edging option costs can be reduced significantly.

Highest speed for massive throughput
The HSE Modulo fulfills all the criteria for accurate high-speed edging: Built on an extra solid machine base the double spindle edger features the high rigidity to produce the smoothest surfaces. Perfectly centered tool holders guarantee more balance and accuracy during edging. Together these features form the ideal conditions for very precise edging even with highest rpm processes, making HSE Modulo a real speedster. Extremely efficient, the edger processes two lenses simultaneously and incorporates time saving parallel handling processes. While the fast handling system unloads the finished job, the next job is transferred to the working chamber, minimizing non-productive time. The result: a new standard in throughput.

Unrestricted lens finishing for flawless first fit
Its 2x4-axis design makes HSE Modulo the first double spindle edger that allows for truly independent simultaneous processing of the left and the right lens. This eliminates the compromises in quality associated with the structural limitations so far given. Instead, the Modulo edger achieves highest feature accuracy and delivers a flawless and unmatched first fit-rate even with extreme curves. Whether angled rimless drilling, V-beveling, T-grooving or polishing – HSE Modulo does it all with its set of 24 tools. The high-frequency milling spindles enable fast cut out of the rough shape. Afterwards the fine work is done with precision – including front and back safety bevels. For delicate lenses such as super-hydrophobics, the chucking pressure and rotation speed are automatically adjusted to prevent slippage.

Fashion’s best friend
The HSE Modulo is prepared to keep up with the constantly changing requirements of fashion – today and tomorrow. The advanced Shape Editor offers simple programming of virtually any shape in fashion, even the most complex. The elaborate software performs all optimizations fully automated to grant the best results without specific operator expertise. The HSE Modulo is designed to work with existing tracers on the market linked via the VCA/OMA protocol.

Excellent aesthetics
The right bevel positioning is the result of a sophisticated and skilled combination of several – sometimes divergent – factors and conditions. It depends on the lens edge thickness, lens and frame curvature, feature geometry, frame type, etc. The sophisticated set of SCHNEIDER beveling rules and options automatically produce better aesthetics with all common and complex jobs using a new algorithm based auto beveling function. Together with the automated size adjustment, best fit with superb aesthetics is guaranteed.

SCHNEIDER blockless option
The HSE Modulo is able to work with blocked lenses or it can be fitted with the SCHNEIDER blockless option. The fast non-tactile measurement technology determines the right lens position based on measurements or marks and printings. Working blockless, the HSE Modulo reduces costs and eliminates handling errors. No need for time consuming manual blocking. No costs for consumables

The Modulo advantage
HSE 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
  • Best first-fit rate and highest throughput
  • Robust machine design
  • Intuitive, simple to use shape editor
  • Broad range of finishing options
  • Premium polished edges
  • Automated front and backside safety beveling
  • On-the-block or blockless
  • Supports the new cognitive Modulo machine philosophy