A visit to the Nikon Tochigi factory





Damien Roué visited the Nikon Tochigi Factory and published a photo essay about it. The article covers the different steps of production of a NIKKOR lens:

lens blanks before polishing

Step polishing, a process essential to obtain a transparent glass

Step polishing, a process essential to obtain a transparent glass

Right, the uncoated glass, left the glass with anti-reflective coating

Right, the uncoated glass, left the glass with anti-reflective coating

Close inspection of the lenses before mounting

Close inspection of the lenses before mounting

An operator positions a carefully element Nikkor 24-70mm zoom f / 2.8 S

An operator positions a carefully element Nikkor 24-70mm zoom f / 2.8 S

This len is almost finalized

This len is almost finalized

Testing the lens

Testing the lens

Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6 ED VR E FL lens inspections

Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6 ED VR E FL lens inspections

Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6 ED VR E FL lens inspections

Nikon AF-S 800mm f/5.6 ED VR E FL lens inspections

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