When it comes to safety eyewear there is no single perfect 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's a overview of typical fields of application along with our recommendations – and if you want to dig deeper into lens tints, we recommend checking out our interactive lens tinting advisor.

 

Mechanical risks

Working conditionsEyewear modellens materiallens tintlens coating
Light and precision engineeringspectaclesPCclearuvex supravision AR (anti-reflet)
uvex supravision excellence
Assembly, maintenancespectaclesPCclearuvex supravision excellence
Grinding, angle grinding spectacles
goggles
PCclearuvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme
Turning, millingspectaclesPCclearuvex supravision excellence
Dusty environmentsgogglesPCclearuvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme
Foundry cleaninggogglesPCclearuvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme
Forestry and agriculturespectaclesPC

clear
amber
grey 23 %

uvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme

Chemical risks

Working conditionsEyewear modellens materiallens tintlens coating
Laboratoryspectacles
goggles
PC
CA
clearuvex supravision sapphire
uvex supravision excellence
Working with acids and galvanic mediagogglesPC
CA
clearuvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme

Optical risks

Working conditionsEyewear modellens materiallens tintlens coating
Spot welding
Soldering
Oxygene 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
Offshoring/maritime spectaclesPCvariomatic
polavision
uvex supravision variomatic 
uvex polavision
Strong lighting, glarespectaclesPCCBR 65
silver mirror 53 %
uvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision extreme
Mixed lightingspectaclesPCclearuvex supravision AR (anti-reflet)

Other risks

Working conditionsEyewear modellens materiallens tintlens coating
Sterile working conditionsspectacles
overspecs
PCclearuvex supravision CR
Oil and gasspectacles
overspecs
goggles
PCclearuvex supravision plus
Plant visitors spectacles
overspecs
PCclearuvex supravision excellence
uvex supravision sapphire
uncoated
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