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Production Process Of Acetate Glasses

21-05-05 14:30:41    By Bestsea eyewear

Acetate glasses(Include acetate sunglasses and acetate optical) must be manufactured with great attention to detail because they are critical in supporting lenses to improve vision, they must be comfortable for the wearer, and they are an accessory to professional dress and personal style. Although some processes for making eyewear are performed by machines, operators are responsible for each step and are quality controllers for their particular operations. The eyewear industry has become highly competitive because of the aspects of fad and fashion involved, but operators are well aware that their products provide vision care. Now, let’s deeply have a understanding of it.

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Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 1- Acetate eyewear materials preparation:

Usually we use Mazzucchelli, Jinyu, Jimei or Creation acetate material,the Mazzucchelli acetate ready date is 30-90 days,the Jinyu and creation acetate ready date is 20-75 days. About the eyewear hinges, we most use Comotec or Obe hinges,the preparation date is longer compares to normal domestic hinges,especial for some special hinges.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 2-Sawing acetate: 

a. Sawing acetate into pieces according frames size, it takes 1-2 days; 

b.Then engraving machine notching inner rims,it takes 2 days;Many factories without the 2nd  step in order to save cost and time.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 3-Shrinking by coal-scuttle:

All the acetate shrinking up to 7-12 days, the finished products will be more shining and not deformed. Many factories shrinking acetate 1-2 days, or use auto-shrink machine, it won's have good effect.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 4-Notching by CNC machine:

Notching rims outside and inside according to frames shape. It takes 1-2 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 5-Decorating:

Decorating frames processing, takes 1-2 days, most of the factories takes the same time.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 6-Handiwork processing by hand:

Rough handle frames by rasp, takes 1-2 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 7-Bending and shooting:Shooting and Hinge welding, takes 1-2 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 8-Tumbling:

Our factory tumbling at least 3 times,for Rough Tumbling(2 days), Middle Tumbling(1 days), Fine Tumbling(1 days), we take 6 days; Many factories only 2 times tumbling,takes2-3 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 9-Notching:

Notching rims outside and inside, takes 1 day. It makes frame lines very standard and perfect effect, regular factories without this processing.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 10-Hand polishing and Shinning:

at least 3 times,for rough polishing, middle polishing, fine polishing. regular factories only need 2 times. It takes 3-5days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 11-Customize logo:

Printing/engraving/Varnishing/stamping etc. normally take at least 1-3days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 12-Assembling:

Assembling frames and lenses. Takes 1-2 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 13-Shinning and packaging: 

fine shinning, to polish scratches and dirty dots on frames, final polishing the frames, then packaging frames as per customers requirement. takes 2 days.

Production Process Of Acetate Eyewear 14-Final inspection

Before delivery, we will conduct a detailed inspection on each pair of eyewear again to ensure that every pair of frames received by customers are good.

lip shape acetate sunglasses with metal temples

From material preparation to delivery, for the lead time, we have taken 30 days or more, more than majority of the factories. Our normal delivery is about 3 months or more after balance is cleared and order details confirmed. In order to guarantee the top quality, we use the same manufacturing standard for all our customers.

The picture below is a pair of acetate optical glasses .

acetate optical glasses with lamination

Bestsea eyewear is a professional ODM&OEM eyewear manufacturer in ShenZhen, China. We specialize in produce Acetate sunglasses and Acetate optical, Titanium glasses, Metal sunglasses ,Metal optical, Aluminium glasse and Buffalo horn glasses, Thanks for your visiting our website, Please feel free to contact us if you have any needs.

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