Magnifying Lens

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A magnifying lens is a convex lens made of either glass or some other transparent material that is used to magnify and concentrate light. When used with sunlight it can be used to ignite tinder.

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Types Of Lens

Traditional

Traditional convex lenses are available in both framed and unframed versions. These are effective, but heavy and fragile.

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Fresnel

Fresnel lenses are thinner, lighter, and are often made of more durable materials such as plastic or acrylic.

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Fresnel lenses are powerful and can concentrate the power of the sun.

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