Articles and News:

In the spirit of Total Clarity, we want to help everyone understand more about the processes that go into creating their eyewear collection. So we will regularly be posting articles and videos on here to share the knowledge. We hope you find it useful. Please also let us know if there is anything in particular you'd like us to cover.

Sunglass lenses
Optical frames
CNC cutting acetate optical frame
Sunglasses lens cutting
Acetate production

Lens materials for sunglasses:

Here we look at the most commonly used types of lenses for sunglasses. Click here.


Frame materials:

This article will take you through the most commonly used frame materials for optical frames, sunglasses and reading glasses. Click here.


CNC cutting of acetate frames:


Want to know how your acetate frames are cut to shape This short video shows the front of an optical frame being cut from a single piece of acetate. Click here.



Sunglass lens cutting:

This video shows a sunglass lens being cut from a blank. For large volume production there are lens cutting machines that are worknig at a much a faster rate. Creating many perfectly cut lenses per minute. Click here.


Acetate production:


Here we follow the Mazzucchelli production process of the acetate used to make many optical frames and sunglasses. Click here.



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