Frame Materials

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Frame Materials

This quiz is all about identifying key features of frame materials using multiple choice questions and fill the blanks. The only reason why I'm typing this is because it won't let me finalise the quiz if it doesn't have a long enough description.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How is cellulose acetate manufactured?
    • A. 

      Injection moulded

    • B. 

      Routed

    • C. 

      Compression moulded

  • 2. 
    At what temperature does cellulose acetate soften?
    • A. 

      47°C

    • B. 

      57°C

    • C. 

      67°C

    • D. 

      77°C

  • 3. 
    What are two possible ways to attach the joints produced in cellulose acetate frames? (Choose two)
    • A. 

      Heat insertion

    • B. 

      Injection moulded

    • C. 

      Ultrasonic

    • D. 

      Pinned

  • 4. 
    Choose two typical characteristics of cellulose acetate frames.
    • A. 

      Reinforced sides

    • B. 

      High resistance to impact

    • C. 

      Frame shrinks due to excessive heat

    • D. 

      Smells of camphor when filed

  • 5. 
    Cellulose acetate frames are made up from...
    • A. 

      Cotton linters, acetic acid and plasticizer

    • B. 

      Cotton linters, propionic acid and plasticizer

    • C. 

      Cotton linters, nitric acid and plasticizer

  • 6. 
    Cellulose Nitrate is banned from international use in 1998 to be used as a spectacle material. Why?
    • A. 

      It turns yellow with age

    • B. 

      It was considered to be highly allergenic

    • C. 

      When exposed to heat it is highly flammable

    • D. 

      Only protected reserves were able to be used

  • 7. 
    How is the colour produced on a Cellulose Nitrate frame?
    • A. 

      Lacquering and dyeing

    • B. 

      Lamination

    • C. 

      Mottled

  • 8. 
    How are the joints attached to a cellulose nitrate frame?
    • A. 

      Heat inserted

    • B. 

      Compression moulded

    • C. 

      Pinned

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 9. 
    How are cellulose nitrate frames produced?
    • A. 

      Routed

    • B. 

      Injection moulded

    • C. 

      Compression moulded

  • 10. 
    What is this frame made of?
    • A. 

      Cellulose acetate

    • B. 

      Polyamide

    • C. 

      Optyl

    • D. 

      Acrylic

  • 11. 
    How are the colours in SPX created?
    • A. 

      Lacquering and dyeing

    • B. 

      Lamination

    • C. 

      Blending

  • 12. 
    How are the frame and the joints produced?
    • A. 

      Compression moulding

    • B. 

      Heat insertion

    • C. 

      Injection moulding

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 13. 
    You are a technician to glaze lenses into this frame. How would you insert them?
    • A. 

      Whack it under the heater

    • B. 

      Cold glaze

  • 14. 
    At what point do Polyamide frames soften?
    • A. 

      75°C

    • B. 

      85°C

    • C. 

      95°C

    • D. 

      100°C

  • 15. 
    What is the main identification of Optyl frames?
    • A. 

      They are usually brown in colour

    • B. 

      They have partially reinforced sides

    • C. 

      Joints are pinned

    • D. 

      They smell of camphor when filed

  • 16. 
    How are the joints in Optyl frames produced?
    • A. 

      Heat inserted

    • B. 

      Compression moulded

    • C. 

      Injection moulded

    • D. 

      Ultrasound

  • 17. 
    How are the colours produced in this frame?
    • A. 

      Lamination

    • B. 

      Lacquering and Dyeing

    • C. 

      Painted

    • D. 

      Crayon

  • 18. 
    At what temperature does Optyl start to soften?
    • A. 

      80-120°C

    • B. 

      90-120°C

    • C. 

      100-120°C

    • D. 

      200°C

  • 19. 
    As a result of being able to withstand such temperatures, what does it mean Optyl frames are?
    • A. 

      High resistance to breakage

    • B. 

      Easily flammable

    • C. 

      Brittle

    • D. 

      Easy to mould

  • 20. 
    How are nylon frames made?
    • A. 

      Compression moulded

    • B. 

      Injection moulded

    • C. 

      Routed

    • D. 

      Laminated

  • 21. 
    How are joints produced in nylon frames?
    • A. 

      Injection moulded

    • B. 

      Compression moulded

    • C. 

      Pinned

    • D. 

      Screw attached

  • 22. 
    What happens when you expose Nylon frames to temperatures of 60°C?
    • A. 

      They explode

    • B. 

      They turn a fine shade of green

    • C. 

      They start to shrink

    • D. 

      The joints pop out

  • 23. 
    Polymethylmethacrylate is a frame material also known as:
    • A. 

      Perspex

    • B. 

      Acrylic resin

    • C. 

      PMMA

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    How is the colour in acrylic frames made?
    • A. 

      Lacquering and dyeing

    • B. 

      Lamination

    • C. 

      Leave it as it is

    • D. 

      Thrown in a carrier bag into the Thames

  • 25. 
    How is the frame manufactured?
    • A. 

      Compression moulded

    • B. 

      Injection moulded

    • C. 

      Routed

    • D. 

      Thrown into the fire

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