TOOLS & SUPPLIES
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The crystals of these precision lapping powders are flat platelets of white calcined aluminum oxide –greater than 99% pure aluminum oxide. The platelet shape allows each grain to orient itself for maximum life and minimum excessive gouging and subsurface damage. High grade aluminum oxides in brown, white, with multiple types of processing available. We offer every aluminum oxide needed for maximum life and reduced subsurface damage during lapping and polishing.
Premium grade eutectic fusible alloy developed to melt at precise temperatures. The manufacturing process assures the purity, consistency and integrity of our alloy with strict adherence to quality control procedures.
High-quality, economical plastic laps. They are molded under extremely high pressures to ensure a solid, pit-free surface throughout the tool body.
The Salem Vision line of lens tapes is designed to give optimum performance at an affordable price without compromising quality. Our tapes exhibit excellent adhesion with clean removal & easy de-blocking.
SALEM offers a complete line of fining pads for both single and multi-step processing. Our pads feature precision graded abrasives, which yield high stock removal rates with a superior first fine finish.
Designed to yield a bright surface finish, the nap structure is dense and erect, resulting in a vigorous polishing action. The strong woven fabric base provides a stable yet flexible pad that conforms well to the lap.
Plastic Lens Polish
Salem Vision offers a variety of quality, technologically advanced plastic lens polishes. From Aspire which is ideal for both digital & conventional to our new Orion which runs cleaner with virtually no evaporation and is easy on hands & equipment, we can handle your plastic lens polish needs.
Cloth & monofilament bags, 5 micron to 200 micron, sizes for filtering fining water & plastic lens polish, steel ring tops with cloth handles.
Salem Vision offers crown & photochromic salts as well as the conditioner, silicic acid. Salem is one of the largest suppliers of cerium oxide powders & slurries in the world. We offer a full line of powders, from Lensmax A to Opaline.
Tak is the leader in anti-slip film protection. OH! oleo/hydro pads offer solid anti-slip protection without the need for film.
Quality defoamers and other high efficiency additives that make lab life easier.
Diamond Tools & Accessories
From hand edging to other innovative diamond wheels for the most advanced lens materials, SALEM’s high quality, value packed diamond products are designed to produce consistent, predictable results time after time.
From quality economy blocking pads to top-of-line, Salem offers a wide variety of blocking pads at affordable prices.
SALEM Vision offers the complete line of BPI finishing equipment from compact ultrasonic cleaners to UV photometers and spectrometers as well as Chem-Tempering units.
Lens protectors offer a layer of protection in a variety of sizes & colors.
Digital and conventional coolants with industry specific formulations are available in pails, drums and totes.
Flexible, rigid and graphite are available in a variety of configurations.
Designed to perform from finishing labs to wholesale labs and with any lens materials including the latest generation of hydrophobic lens.
The first CNC drill designed specifically for producing perfectly aligned holes in lens for three-piece mounts. Today, more holes are drilled by the Opti-Drill, world-wide than all other units combined.
Each comes with grid lines and can be cut by hand.
Quality BPI tint units in various sizes. Each comes with a free set-up kit which includes dye, neutralizer, lens prep, lens holder, heat transfer fluid, adapter plate, tanks & thermal tank lids, heat transfer fluid siphon pump, and precision thermometer.
Tanks & Lids
Replacement tanks & thermal lids available in pint & quart size.