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AXCELL/XL : Impossible to check the outline of the lens :

Conditions : The centering device determines the, to be blocked, lens diameter, in order to optimize the edging cycle

Actions :
Accept the message to block the lens.
Clean or change the opaque screen of your centering device.

AXCELL/XL : Lens unrecognized by PROS ( customer lens or pattern)

Conditions : camera doesn’t detect the outline of the lens.

 

Actions :
You must mark the outline of the lens with the marker
Make sure that the axis present on the lens doesn’t touch the outline of the lens.
Verify the cleanness of the lens (no finger marks, scratches...)
Clean or change the opaque screen of your centering device.

AXCELL/XL : Automatic calibration needed

Conditions :: The centering device does not properly recognize the optical centre or the power of the lens.

 

Actions :
Perform the calibration of your centering device using the 3 calibration lenses provided into your accessories box.
Clean or change the opaque screen of your centering device.

AXCELL/XL : The final sizing of a job vary from a frame to another.

Actions :
Check the tracing stylus and its stability
Check the ScanformTM calibration with the accessories provided into your accessories box.

AXCELL/XL : Blocking is done outside of the boxing centre.

Conditions : to increase the edging and finishing performances, the centring device can automatically decide to decentrate the lens outside of the boxing centre.

 

Actions :
Accept the message and block the current lens. Place the second lens and block it.
Once both lenses are blocked, call back the job on the edger in order to transfer the decentration from the centring device to the edger.

ACCURA CX/CL : Bevel position is not suitable. Can I move the bevel position without tool ?

Action :
Yes, if your edger runs with the V5.30 or later software version.
If you are in this case, just press

so that the following screen appears :

Correct the line « bevel position » (1/10th mm steps).
If your edger is not equipped with this version, please contact your hotline.

ACCURA CX/CL : When machine on, my edger operates alone without stopping

Conditions : the edger’s battery power is too low.

 

Action(s) :
Switch off the edger and press simultaneously the buttons

+ 3 + on/off until the edger begins the reinitialising.
Keep your edger “on” for 15 days in order to recharge the battery.
If the problem lasts, please contact your hotline.

ACCURA CX/CL : Grooving impossible

Conditions : During edging cyclus, the edger displays this warning message after the lens feeling.
The observed lens base curve after lens feeling is to high and doesn’t enable the asked finishing.

Actions :
Accept the message, rimless finishing as well as polishing will be realised (if previously selected). It will be possible to perform the grooving manually.
Advise: to realise an aesthetic job, please realise two symmetric lenses, regardless of the edger.

ALTA NX : Can I realise holes smaller than 1 mm ?

Actions :
Yes, there is a bit of 0.8mm which enable to realise jobs such as MINIMA frames.
Please order this mill bit to your distributor.
Mechanic set up of the bit by following the mill bit changing procedure. Enter the bit diameter (0.8mm), adjust the flush of the mil bit with the lens (10 00 205)
Attention : This bit (0.8mm) is fragile; its lifespan will decrease if you use it for all jobs (40 minutes vs 1 hour for the 1mm mil bit).

ALTA NX : I want to realize an executive lens.

Actions
Follow this procedure to realise the job :
Go to the “Manual bevel and groove” screen.
Check if the bevel doesn’t go outside the front face of the lens (no more than 5mm)
Otherwise the following message "Apex of the bevel is outside the lens" appears.
If the groove is outside the lens the following message "positioning groove mistake" appears.
Put the bevel or the groove manually to the wished position.
Enter the wished base for the bevel and the groove to have the most aesthetic job.
Launch the final edging.

ALTA NX : Message display : Holes removed (at least one was unfeasable). Do you want to continue ?

Conditions :
The drilling plan includes at least one hole positioned too close to the block or too far from the edge of the lens.

YES : the lens is edged but not drilled. Then you can produce the holes with a drill.
NO : the lens is not edged. Remove the lens from the edging station.

ALTA NX : Message display : "Lens too small, do you want to continue ?"

Conditions : Lens too small or too decentered in comparison with the shape.

 

Actions :
Reply yes : the lens can be refelt 3 times, 0.5 mm closer to the interior each time.
Reply No : Remove the lens from the edging station.