Journal of the European Optical Society - Rapid publications, Vol 6 (2011)

Mould fabrication for polymer optics

M. Speich, R. Börret


This work focuses on the process chain for mould fabrication for the injection moulding of optical components. The goal is to achieve a good form and surface quality on steel moulds; the new process chain should consist of just 3 steps instead of 5; nickel plating and diamond turning are superseded. Manual polishing is replaced by robot polishing.

© The Authors. All rights reserved. [DOI: 10.2971/jeos.2011.11050]

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