Safety Glasses Technical Advice Centre

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New product coming soon. Bolle Superblast replacing Bolle Blast Goggles

Sad to say the Bolle Blast goggles are being discontinued at the end of the month. The  popular and versatile goggles are being replaced by the new Bolle Superblast goggles. They still come in vented and sealed versions and the same high specification as before. You’ll still be able to get a visor attachment for […]

Can I buy welding over glasses rather than welding goggles?

These Bolle Squale shade 5 welding over safety glasses are perfect for people looking for welding glasses to fit over their existing eyewear, for use by visitors and even for general wear when you don’t want or need to wear the more bulky Blast shade 5 welding goggles. The goggles of course give overall better […]

Should I be wearing Safety Goggles or Safety Glasses?

Safety goggles don’t always look the best and that is one of the main reasons that employees do not want to wear them and would rather wear a pair of curvy, slim line safety glasses that look and feel like you are wearing an expensive pair of sunglasses. However, we must remember the primary reason […]

Great new video for the Bolle Ultim8 hybrid safety glasses

Take a look at this impressive video from Bolle highlighting some of the key aspects of the Bolle Ultim8 hybrid safety glasses. These glasses give the user three options of how to wear them. Just as safety glasses, with a head strap attached to the arms of the glasses or remove the arms and wear […]

Football Fever Begins. Have you got your Safety Glasses ready?

With arguably the largest sporting event arcoss the world starting today football fever will be hitting the masses. Inbetween watching all the incredible games at this years World Cup you might want to get out there and try a few of the skills we get to see yourself. Some of us may need some safety […]

New Bolle Pilot Goggles great protection for Firefighters

A great article from Railway News magazine was recently published highlighting the attributes of the Bolle Pilot Firefighter Goggles. These are the sealed version of the popular Bolle Pilot Goggles range that have come with a ventilated frame to date. The main differences between the Bolle Pilot CSP goggles and the Bolle Pilot Firefighter Goggles […]

Which sports can I wear Prescription Safety Glasses?

Our prescription safety glasses are ideal for anyone looking for protection for their eyes when they want to particpate in their favourite sports and need to wear prescription eyewear to do so. Adding that extra level of security that your usual eyewear wouldn’t provide. Have a look at our range of prescription safety glasses. In […]

Want to Win some safety glasses?

Whether you’re looking to replace an old pair of safety glasses or trying them out for the first time. You can get your hands on a free pair of Bolle Tracker II Safety glasses in a smoke lens. These glasses are really versatile and provide great all round protection in a number of tasks. With […]

Do you keep any welding/brazing glasses that are in reading glass prescriptions? +1, +1.5 etc?

Q: Do you keep any welding/brazing glasses that are in reading glass prescriptions? +1, +1.5 etc? a medium tint would be fine. . A: Sorry but the prescription range doesn’t come with a welding glasses tint within them. You can have welding safety goggles and wear your prescription safety glasses underneath. Q: Thanks. Do you […]

Which Glasses/Goggles would you reccomend for using with harsh chemicals?

Q: I work with some pretty harsh chemicals and would like some advice which glasses/goggles would provide the best protection. I recently bought some bolle tracker 2 glasses and they melted in 2 days. Could you please advise. A: I think you would be better off with some sealed , full on goggles for maximum […]