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3M™ 1712LSE LEAP™ LSE Finish Blocking Optical RX Lens Processing Pads

3M ID  70200772062    UPC#  00707387767341    CAT#  1712LSE     
Med Spec LEAP LSE product illustrations
Med Spec LEAP LSE product illustrations
Leap LSE Finish Blocking Pads for Hydrophobic Coated Lenses 1708
Leap LSE Finish Blocking Pads for Hydrophobic Coated Lenses 1708
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. These 1712 LSE LEAP™ LSE Finish Blocking pads are 18 mm oval, designed for Nidek™ blocks.


  • Torque (slip) resistant
  • Conformable for all types of lens styles and base curves: low edge lifting
  • Adheres to super hydrophobic coated lenses
  • Double tabs
  • For use during edging or finishing of ophthalmic lenses
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500 pads per roll. LEAP LSE (Low Surface Energy) edging pads are made of a specially formulated adhesive designed to improve the edging of today`s new hydrophobic "non-stick," low surface energy coated lenses. Designed to adhere to hydrophobic coatings, while maintaining axis stability. Dual Adhesive System: Each side (front and back) of the 3M LEAP LSE pad uses a different adhesive. Non-Printed side: Adhesive is formulated for adhesion to the block. Printed side: Adhesive is specially formulated for adhesion to hydrophobic coated lens surface.

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Suggested Applications

  • May be used in RX optic lens finishing
  • Used when edging opthalmic lenses
  • Nidek Edgers
  • Material and / or technology for health care or medical device
  • Aids in general optical lens processing


 Adhesive Type‎‎ Synthetic Rubber
 Backing Material‎‎ Foam
 Breathable‎‎ No
 Conformability‎‎ High
 Contents‎‎ 500 per box
 Edging‎‎ Yes
 Fluid Resistance Backing/Carrier‎‎ Yes
 Lens Type‎‎ Superhydrophobic - Low Surface Energy
 Liner Material‎‎ Paper
 Material‎‎ Polyolefin Foam
 Primary Application‎‎ Optical RX Lens Processing
 Printable Backing‎‎ No
 Product Family‎‎ Optical Components
 Product Type‎‎ LEAP™ LSE Finish Blocking Optical Lens Edging Pads
 Product Usage‎‎ Optical Lens Processing
 Shape‎‎ Oval
 Size‎‎ 18 mm
 Tape Type‎‎ LEAP™ LSE Finish Blocking Optical RX Lens Processing Pads
 Trademark‎‎ Leap