Safety eyewear: application recommendations

When it comes to safety eyewear there is no single solution. Depending on your task at hand, several properties come into play: you need the right eyewear model, suitable lens material as well as matching lens tinting and coating. Here is an overview of typical fields of application along with our recommendations – and if you want to dig deeper into lens tints, we recommend taking a look at our interactive lens tinting advisor.

Safety eyewear: Application recommendations

Mechanical risks

WORKING CONDITIONSEYEWEAR MODELLENS MATERIALLENS TINTLENS COATING
Light and precision engineeringSpectaclesPCClearuvex supravision AR (anti-reflect)

uvex supravision excellence
Assembly, maintenanceSpectaclesPCClearuvex supravision excellence
Grinding, angle grindingGogglesPCClearuvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme
Turning, millingSpectaclesPCClearuvex supravision excellence
Dusty environmentsGoggles
Sealed spectacles
PCClearuvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme
Foundry cleaningGoggles
Full face shield
PCClearuvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme
Forestry and agricultureSpectacles
Goggles
Full face shield
PCClear
Amber
Grey 23 %
uvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme

Liquid splash / chemical risks

WORKING CONDITIONSEYEWEAR MODELLENS MATERIALLENS TINTLENS COATING
LaboratorySealed spectacles
Goggles
PC
CA
Clearuvex supravision sapphire

uvex supravision excellence
Factories: working with
acids and galvanic media
GogglesPC
CA
Clearuvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme

Optical risks

WORKING CONDITIONSEYEWEAR MODELLENS MATERIALLENS TINTLENS COATING
Spot welding
Soldering
Oxygen cutting
Gas welding, braze welding
Welders assistant
Foundries
Furnaces
Spectacles
Goggles
PCWelding shadeuvex infradur

uvex infradur plus
Outdoors – sunglareSpectaclesPCGrey
Brown
Silver mirror
uvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme
Offshore/maritimeSpectaclesPCVariomatic
Polavision
uvex supravision variomatic

uvex polavision
Strong lighting, glareSpectaclesPCCBR65
Silver mirror 53%
uvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision extreme
Artificial / natural lightGoggles
Sealed spectacles
PCClearuvex supravision AR (anti-reflect)

Other risks

WORKING CONDITIONSEYEWEAR MODELLENS MATERIALLENS TINTLENS COATING
Sterile working conditionsSpectacles
Goggles
PCClearuvex supravision CR
Oil and gasSpectacles
Goggles
PCClearuvex supravision plus
Site visitorsSpectacles
Overspecs
PCClearuvex supravision excellence

uvex supravision sapphire
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