Lens Performance and Tint Specifications

To better help you select the lens and tint that best fits your work conditions or application use, please see the chart below, which outlines the approximate performance characteristics of our numerous lens tint options, as well as application and performance benefits:

Lens ColourUV Light Protection
180-380nm
High UV
Protection
380-400mm
Blue Light
Protection
400-480mm
Blue Light
Protection
400-700mm
Infra Red
Protection
780-1100mm
Visible Light
Transmission
(VLT)
Application/Benefit
Amber99.9%99.9%85%74%12%86%Blocks blue light for applications where increased visual contrast is needed. Inspection/Quality Control, haze and fog.
Blue Flash Mirror99.9%98%84%83%42%23%Great general purpose sun lens that reduces sun glare and intense sunlight for outdoor applications.
Brown99.9%98%90%88%57%23%Great general purpose sun lens with ‘blue blocking’ properties to reduce outdoor haze and increase contrast.
Clear99.9%89%6%4%8%90%General purpose impact protection for indoor and outdoor use.
Cobalt Blue99.9%99.9%97%97%60%0.2%For furnace, foundry and high heat applications where reduction of intense red and orange glow is desired to view heated materials.
Copper Blue Blocker100%100%96%96%55%16%Excellent for intense outdoor sun glare reduction with ‘blue blocking’ properties to reduce outdoor haze and increase contrast.
Gold Mirror
99.9%99%91%90%61%14%Excellent for intense outdoor sun glare reduction with ‘blue blocking’ properties to reduce outdoor haze and increase contrast.
Grey99.9%98%76%74%45%23%General purpose sun lens that reduces sun glare and intense sunlight for outdoor applications.
Grey Polarized99.9%99.9%89%88%12%11%Excellent for intense outdoor sun glare reduction around highly reflective surfaces. Outdoor water & snow activities.
Ice Blue99.9%86%15%13%10%66%Reduces eyestrain and fatigue from high levels of yellow and sodium vapor lighting inside many plants.
Indoor / Outdoor100%100%62%55%28%50%Provides 50% glare reduction for workers moving between indoor/outdoor lighting conditions.
Light Brown99.9%97%72%69%38%48%Modest sun glare reduction with some ‘blue blocking’ properties to reduce outdoor haze and increase contrast.
Silver Mirror99.9%96%77%75%43%23%Great general purpose sun lens that reduces sun glare and intense sunlight for outdoor applications.
Weld Shade 1.4100%98.7%89.7%81%89%65%Excellent Welder’s helper and torch soldering.
Weld Shade 2100%99.9%98.7%76%93%36%Torch soldering and indirect exposure to light welding — welder’s helper
Weld Shade 3
100%99.9%99.6%97.9%94%11%Torch brazing and light gas cutting.
Weld Shade 5
100%100%
99.9%
99.7%
98%
1.6%
Torch brazing and light gas welding and cutting.

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