Patent Number: 7,648,237

Title: Device for installing suction jig for eyeglass lens and method for determining suction jig installation position

Abstract: An automatic suction device for an eyeglass lens and a method for determining suction jig installation position, capable of recognizing that a frame exchange lens holder is being installed on a placement table, making transition to installation work of a frame exchange mode, and avoiding an erroneous contact between the frame exchange frame and a lens holding frame. The kind of holding means placed on the placement table is determined from an image of the inside of an opening (141), which image is taken by a CCD camera (105), and the installation position of a suction jig (121) at an eyeglass lens (L) placed on a frame exchange lens holder (300) is obtained.

Inventors: Kigawa; Tsutomu (Tokyo, JP), Kitamura; Kazuo (Tokyo, JP), Kochi; Nobuo (Tokyo, JP), Watanabe; Takahiro (Tokyo, JP), Ogawa; Yoshimasa (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Topcon Corporation

International Classification: G02C 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018