Safety Glasses Technical Advice Centre

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Can I make my own Safety Glasses? (Not reccommended)

Here are some great examples of what not to wear! Please remember that your safety is a serious business. These creations might seem like fun and were probabaly entertaining to put together but they will never replace a good pair of safety glassses or safety goggles to give you the protection that you actually require. […]

Working in the snow. What safety eye wear do I need?

If your one of the many people having to work through the cold, snowy madness in the UK this year then you maybe on the look out for some eye protection whilst you work. Whether working indoors or outdoors in this cold you need safety glasses and goggles that are going to stand up to […]

Can I wear my safety glasses all day long?

Q: Can your safety glassses and goggles be worn all day long without causing any problems with the users eyesight? A: There are three categories of optical class that determine if the glasses & goggles can be worn all day long. These are optical class 1, 2 and 3. Optical class 1 is the best […]

Dust and Fragments getting into your eyes at work.

Q:  I have been having issues with safety glasses, my nose is wide and all the pairs I wear sit high against my eyes. Dust and fragments go under and into my eyes. I work around building sites and cut metal. Any ideas please…   A: The main issues here is one of comfort over […]

Can I interchange the lenses in the Bolle X1000 Ballistic Goggle range?

  Q: Can the Bolle X1000 frames be used with any of the lens options? For example could I get the dual lens version and later keep the frame but replace the lens with the RX lens?   A: We have been advised by Bolle that unfortunately you cannot use the lenses from other models […]

Review of Bolle ULTIM8 safety goggles & glasses!

In November we encouraged our readers to enter the ultimate contest by Bolle. The competition winners getting a pair of the new Bolle ULTIM8 safetyglasses and goggles. Last week we recieved notification that we had won second prize in the draw and here they are! Here are my thoughts after a little look at these […]

Looking for welding goggles that can be worn over spectacles. Look no further!

Q: I’m looking for some gas welding goggles that can be worn over spectacles (shade 5 or what ever is available) only looking for 1 or 2 do you have anything in stock?   A: These Bolle Blast shade 5 welding goggles will do the job. They will fit over spectacles and will work with a […]

Overglasses protection or Goggles?

Q: I’m looking for safety over-glasses with protection underneath to prevent eye-poke from below.    A: Some great over specs that would suit your needs would be these bolle squale over specs. But there are some other styles to choose from our range of over specs safety glasses. Q: Yeah I had a look at those […]

How do I get ESP lenses in a goggle?

Q: I am looking for glasses with an ESP lens but really like the Bolle Tracker II style. Can I get these safety glasses/goggles with an ESP lens? It’s quite difficult to find an ESP lens in the hybrid safety glasses style, such as the Tracker model. But there a couple of solutions to this […]

Win a pair of Bolle ULTIM8 safety goggles & glasses!

Check out the new Bolle ULTIM8 goggles. Click on the link below and have a go at some of the questions. It should only take a couple of minutes. The ultimate contest The ULTIM8 can also be worn as glasses by using the transformation kit that comes with removable pivoting temple arms. Or you can […]