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The “Pre” in Precision

Before they leave the Leica Geosystems factory floor, surveying instruments must perform extraordinary feats of precision. “In the manufacture of glass for precision optics, if the glass is cooled too quickly there will be stress in the glass,” explained Hans Weinbuch of Leica Geosystems. He spoke to me during a tour of Swiss Optics, a...