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3M™ LEAP™ III Finish Blocking Pads 1696M

3M ID  70200742636    CAT#  1696M     
LEAP III Pads with Illustration 1696M
LEAP III Pads with Illustration 1696M
18mm oval pad designed for small frames. 1,000 pads per roll.


  • Torque (slip) resistant
  • Adheres to various lens materials
  • Finished good for Opthalmic Industry
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For years 3M LEAP pads have been recognized by optical labs worldwide as the benchmark for quality lens edging pads. These pads offer the industry’s best slip resistance, keeping lenses firmly in place during edging. So there are fewer errors and less waste, which means improved productivity, faster turnaround times and better lab efficiency.


Backing Caliper22 mil
Backing Caliper (metric)560 Micron
Backing Thickness22 mil
Backing Thickness (metric)560 Micron
Contents1,000 per box
Fluid Resistance Backing/CarrierYes
Lens TypeStandard
Liner Caliper (metric)76 Micron
Liner Caliper (mils)3 mil
Liner ColorWhite
Liner MaterialPaper
Liner Weight53 lb.
Liner Weight (metric)86 g/m²
MaterialPolyolefin Foam
Product TypeLEAP™ III Finish Blocking Pads
Product UsageSmall Frames
Size18 mm