How to clean and store your uvex safety eyewear

Safety eyewear should be cleaned with extra care in order to prevent any kind of damage to the lenses. The number one reason for scratched lenses is improper cleaning, followed by improper storage. After use, place your safety glasses in a spectacle case, never put unprotected safety eyewear in your pocket. Make sure to clean your eyewear using the steps described below before placing inside your case.

Follow our helpful tips to get the best out of your eye protection:

Rinse dust and coarse particles off the lens under running water

Rinse dust and coarse particles off the lens under running water or use the edge of folded towelette to brush away surface dust.

Spray small amount of cleaning fluid onto both sides of the lens

Spray small amount of cleaning fluid onto both sides of the lens or unfold towelette.

wipe the lens inside and out using a circular motion

Using a lens cleaning tissue or towelettes wipe the lens inside and out using a circular motion.

Do not scrub the lens backwards and forwards

Do not scrub the lens backwards and forwards. Do not wipe the lens dry, allow moisture to evaporate.

Handle your glasses by holding the frame

Do handle your spectacles/goggles by holding the frame or top and bottom of the lens.

Do not handle the lens

Do not handle the lenses. This helps reduce scratches and smearing

Place your eyewear as shown

Place your spectacles/goggles down on a surface as shown above.

Do not put your spectacles/goggles down on the nose bridge or lens

Do not put your spectacles/goggles down on the nose bridge or lens.

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DON’T use clothing, paper towel, napkins or facial tissue to clean your lenses. Most of these fabrics, are infused with abrasive fibres and debris. These fibres can easily scratch the lens and affect the clarity of vision.

DON’T use solvents or chemical cleaning agents. These types of cleaners contain chemicals that may remove your uvex eyewear’s lens coatings.

uvex eyewear cleaning accessories

To keep your safety glasses usable for longer, we have developed a range of lens cleaning products and accessories. To store your safety eyewear correctly we offer a range of cases and microfibre cases. Remember, only use uvex cleaning products to clean the lenses on uvex eyewear. This is essential to preserve the performance of the uvex supravision coatings.

uvex lens cleaning towelettesAccessories for all uvex safety spectaclesuvex lens cleaning towelettes
uvex cleaning fluidaccessories for all uvex safety spectaclesuvex cleaning fluid
uvex spectacle caseAccessories for uvex safety spectaclesuvex spectacle case
uvex spectacle cleaning stationAccessories for all uvex safety spectaclesuvex spectacle cleaning station

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