Nature: Copolymer of hydroxyethyl methacrylate and methyl methacrylate
The CI18 is a variation of the well known and established CI26. The specific material properties required for less conventional lens designs can be achieved through the mechanical and optical properties of these products.
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CI18 technical information
|Swell Factor||1.10 at 20°C|
|Water Content||18% at 20°C|
|Refractive Index @ 20°C||1.471 hydrated|
|Light Transmission||>95% (400-440nm)|
|Diameter||12.70 & 16.0mm|
Please note: These are typical values. Always check the certificate of compliance supplied with the goods for the actual values of the batch.
|Rough||0.30 – 0.50mm|
|Lathe type||RPM||Bulk cut||Fine Cut|
|Manual||7,000||0.5 - 0.7mm||0.05 - 0.10mm|
|CNC||7,000||0.5 - 0.7mm||0.05 - 0.10mm|
|Air Bearing||10,000||0.5 - 0.7mm||0.05mm|
For best manufacturing conditions Contamac recommends 19-23°C with a relative humidity of 45% - 60%
Contamac's CI18 materials can be polished using tumble polishing methods.
Hydrate the finished IOL in borate buffered pH 7.2 isotonic saline or a similar buffered saline solution.