Eyewear Repair Types

Even though there are some common repairs, every repair is unique to its given elements which include the material, engineering and cause. Below you will find several different types and methods of repairs and modifications followed by a brief explanation associated with the methods and eyeglasses that are predominantly used.

Soldering of Metal Eyeglass and Sunglass Frames

Soldering is the oldest sophisticated manner of repairing eyeglasses. It is also the most evolved and used technique of repairing eyeglasses and sunglasses. One of the earliest forms of soldering was performed with a glass container (containing a combustible fluid

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Fusing of Plastic Eyeglass and Sunglass Frames

Fusing is most commonly referenced to plastic frames. Fumelting sing literally refers to combing or joining two pieces by together. Early on repairs requiring fusing were done by heating the metal hinge, brace etcetera with a torch and then fusing it into the desired

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Rivet on Eyeglasses and Sunglasses

Rivets were a common practice on plastic frames as a means to fasten hinges to the frame and temples. This practice usually requires the plastic frame, a hinge, usually with multiple holes and metal pins or multi pin pieces. The pin(s) pierce the set holes on the plastic frame

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Broken Screws and Eyewear

There are many methods to remedy a broken screw in an eyewire barrel. One of the most common is the Staking Press/Rivet Punch and gizmos engineered to use the same concept of leverage. However, all broken screws are unique to the cause of breakage. Another method used to remove a stubborn screw is drilling.

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