Today’s ophthalmic industry is unimaginable without IGS. Our specialised tool shop is the cornerstone of the world’s largest manufacturers of contact lenses, spectacles, intraocular lenses and smart optics. Both our expertise as well as our collection of equipment are without rival.
Over the years, our tool shop has helped shape the ophthalmic industry.
In our ultramodern factory, we use the latest machinery to achieve the best possible results.
Through long-standing partnerships with diamond turning companies, we can achieve precisions beyond all normal limits.
How we work
The specialised measuring tools in our workshop include:
- Zygo laser interferometer
- StrainMatic polarimeter
- Focal vision and visionix equipment
- Taylor Hobson profilometer
- ZEISS Coordinate Measuring Machines
- Keyence 3D microscope
IGS also has a robot polishing department to work with hardened tool steel, enabling us to finish optical inserts within a few hundreds of a dioptre. Two diamond point turning companies support us in the production of the most extreme optical products where nanometre precision is required.
The Basic Idea Behind IGS
From Precision to Perfection
Find out how we create the perfect mould in five steps
- Design for manufacturing support
- Mould flow study
- Design study
- Preliminary design and review
- Design FMEA
- Design Qualification
- Tool making
- Steel metrology report & review
- Internal Mould Acceptance
- Process Definition
- Factory Acceptance Test
- Sparepart management
Curious about the possiblities?
Get in contact with Jan Willem den Hollander
I’d love to hear more about your plans to see how IGS can assist. Even if your project is in the earliest stages, we are more than happy to share our expertise, so don’t hesitate to reach out.