Safety Glasses Technical Advice Centre

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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 […]

Competition Time with Warehouseing Logistics International

For a chance to win a pair of the great looking Samova safety glasses shown above check out the giveaway from Warehousing Logistics International. These fantastic safety glasses offer impact resistance to standard EN166. Whlist the stylish lenses offer full UV protection from UVA and UVB light. The glasses can be worn all day long […]

Doing some DIY this Easter? The safety glasses that you’ll need.

For those of us lucky (or unlucky) enough not to be braving travelling somewhere this Easter you may well be involved in a variety of other activities. Such as: Easter Egg hunts, BBQ/Party DIY/Gardening Watching/playing Sports Shopping According to ipsos[1] last year saw a 9% rise in the footfall for the DIY, garden centre and […]

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 […]

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 […]

We will need lenses that protect from all UVA and UVB rays, polarised and possibly photochromic. Is this anything that you could supply?

Q: Hi I’ve been pleased with the safety glasses from you that I got last year so want to know if you can help with some sunglasses with prescription lenses? We are going on a photography trip soon and will need lenses that protect from all UVA and UVB rays, polarised and possibly photochromic. Is […]

Do you do photochromic prescription safety glasses?

Q: Do you have photochromic prescription safety glasses? A: The simple answer is yes! These lenses are great for environments where you are moving from inside to outside and vice versa on a regular basis. They react to certain kinds of light. Usually UV light. When there is insufficient light they revert to a clear […]

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 […]

Making sure you have the right eye protection when working with computers and VDU.

In these fast moving times its becoming harder to get away from looking at a digital screens of some description. Be that mobile, tablet, TV or computer screen. There is an increasing trend now for use of mobile devices meaning we are straining our eyes looking at smaller screens for a longer periods of time. […]

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 […]