Zeiss lens types and coatings

October 12th, 2009 by Edward Turner Leave a reply »

Zeiss lens is produced by Carl Zeiss Vision Inc., one of the companies under Carl Zeiss International. Carl Zeiss is a German manufacturer of optical systems, industrial measurements and medical devices. Carl Zeiss Vision is a worldwide leader in developing lens designs, coatings and materials. The company continually creates Zeiss lenses that bring better vision in all aspects. Carl Zeiss lens features the forefront of innovative lens designs and technologies.

Zeiss lenses have many types, such as GT2TM and Gradal Brevity. GT2TM Zeiss lens has been carefully engineered around the vision and physiological requirements of the wearer. These Zeiss lens uses the proven total aberration control of Zeiss Optical Optimization & Management. GT2TM Zeiss lenses have many features. They are distortion-free above the 180 degree line for satisfying distance and peripheral vision. Available materials in this kind of Zeiss lens include 1.67 High index, Transitions, 1.59 polycarbonate, 1.5 Hard Resin, all of which have different colors. Gradal Zeiss lens has a fitting height as low as 16mm, which broadens the selection of frame styles.  Gradal Zeiss lenses guarantee horizontal symmetry and provide an ultra-short style. This type of Carl Zeiss lens also features a full optical aspheric surface, which reduces distortions and astigmatism.

Zeiss lens also uses several coatings and is the industry leader in performance coating technology. Carl Zeiss lens applies self-invented anti-reflective coating. This coating on Carl Zeiss lens help diminish glares and get rid of reflection thus brings a better vision. Other coatings used by Zeiss lens include scratch-resistant coating, super-hydrophobic topcoats, which makes lenses more smudge resistant and easier to clean. Zeiss lens guarantees its coatings never crack, peel or flake.


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