Satisloh, the Swiss-based manufacturer of ophthalmic and optical equipment that is part of the Essilor group, is launching two new fully automated RX lens polishing machines. Named Multi-FLEX-2 and Multi-FLEX-2E, they come as new additions to the Multi-FLEX range which was launched in 2015 and whose machines produce more than 300,000 lenses per day globally, according to the company. With a capacity of 70 lenses per hour, Multi-FLEX-2E is targeted at labs just entering automation while the Multi-FLEX-2, at 100 lenses per hour, is designed for higher volumes. Both machines embark a series of new features, including among others a new polishing process, an integrated cleaning station that is using 40 percent less water than their predecessor, and an automatic software-controlled polishing chamber cleaning.