Product focus: Eye protection

Protective eyewear

The Virtua AP offers sleek unisex styling and lightweight comfort. This protective eyewear meets the newly revised high-impact requirements of ANSI Z87.1-2010. The high-wrap lenses fit snug against the face for a wider viewing area. Virtua AP is designed to provide stylish protection, exceptional value and a comfortable fit.  


Safety glasses

Cobra safety glasses, from distributor Protective Industrial Products, feature high-impact 2.2-mm polycarbonate lenses with 99.9 percent UVA and UVB light absorption and 180-degree distortion-free viewing, as well as an upper brow protector. Lenses are available in clear, smoke and contrast, among others. The hydrophobic coating and HD technology form a waterproof polymer barrier against water droplets.

Bollé Safety 

Eye protection

Sync safety glasses have a built-in brow guard that prevents debris and sweat from entering the eye area while providing ultimate protection. The sporty design and lightweight frame make this style comfortable for all-day wearing. The glasses are ballistic Vo-rated, which is 4 times the ANSI standard. The lenses are available in gold mirror, clear, ice blue or brown.

Elvex Corp.

Women’s NASCAR safety glasses

These oversized XX safety glasses, designed specifically for women, feature an officially licensed silver NASCAR logo on the temple. The high-impact polycarbonate lenses are scratch-resistant and offer 99.9 percent UVA and UVB protection with an ANSI Z87.1-2010 high-impact certification. Two color combinations are available – a white frame with clear lenses or a black frame with gray lenses.

Encon Safety Products

Safety eyewear

Conqueror protective eyewear has an attractive, contemporary design. It features a soft rubber nosepiece and ergonomic, contoured temple tips that do not pinch – ensuring all-day wearability with no slipping. Conqueror glasses defend against impact hazards with a durable polycarbonate wraparound lens that meets and exceeds the ANSI Z87.1+ standard. All lens options also block more than 99.9 percent of UVA, B and C light.

Gateway Safety Inc.

Polarized lenses

Cocoons OveRx sunglasses, designed to be worn over prescription glasses, now are available with gray Polaré polarized lenses that feature a flash blue mirror coat designed to add both style and performance to the collection. The new lens option is available in all six frame sizes. The blue mirror helps reduce glare from the sun and minimize eye strain.

Live Eyewear

Protective eyewear

Jackson Safety brand V30 Nemesis Protective Eyewear has a sleek, sporty and flexible design with soft-touch temples for added comfort. The glasses are scratch-resistant with polycarbonate lenses. They also meet ANSI Z87.1 2010 standards and provide 99.9 percent ultraviolet protection.

Kimberly-Clark Professional

Safety glasses

The patented design on the Luminator CK3 integrates retro-reflective material into the temples for greater visibility and safety. When light hits the temples, it reflects back, similar to a safety vest. Soft “no slippin’, better grippin’” temples keep the glasses in place. The Luminator CK3 glasses help workers be seen and stay safe.

MCR Safety 

Safety lenses

Smoked and Shade 3.0 safety lenses are available in black, blue and orange frame colors. The Smoked lenses are ideal for outdoor applications, while the Shade 3.0 is perfect for light oxy-fuel or plasma cutting applications. The lenses also feature a reflective outer coating, providing ultraviolet protection and enhanced contrast with minimal glare.

Miller Electric Mfg. Co. 


Adaptec eyewear delivers one style and three sizes with customized fit and performance to meet the needs of the widest range of workers – regardless of gender or facial features. It delivers maximum protection, premium optics, superior all-day comfort and customized adjustability. The unique styling helps drive worker acceptance and compliance.

North by Honeywell

Fog-free lens coating

When workers’ vision is compromised, their safety is in jeopardy. Fog-Free lens coating eliminates the “white wall” condensation that occurs during the transition between environments at different temperatures. Tested by Colts Laboratories, this thermally cured fog-free coating was found to be superior to other products. Ideal for safety or convenience, Fog Free means the quality of vision is never compromised.

Opticote Inc.   

Safety goggles

Odyssey II Goggles have a sealed dual scratch-resistant anti-fog lens, providing impact strength and optical clarity for rugged industrial protection. They feature 99.9 percent ultraviolet protection and extra-wide peripheral vision. The goggles easily fit over prescription eyewear. They also meet ANSI Z87.1+ high-impact standards and are CUL-certified to meet CAN/CSA Z94.3 standards.

Sellstrom Mfg. Co.

Safety glasses

The Safety Series AirRage, part of the Climate Control Series, features a removable soft foam cocoon around the eyes to keep out wind, dust, debris and peripheral glare, so workers can focus on the task at hand. The design’s special foam insert keeps workers cool and prevents fogging. The glasses exceed ANSI Z87.1-2003 high-velocity impact safety and optical standards.

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