What kind of tinted safety glasses and lens coating options can I choose from?

Unsure what type of protective eyewear is right for you? When you've figured out the potential hazards in your work environment and the level of eye protectioned needed, you can start thinking about other performance features like lens coating and the type of coloured safety glasses that can help enhance your safety and style. View all products 

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Lens colours: from clear to various tinted safety glasses
  • Clear safety glasses provide the highest visual acuity and colour recognition.

  • Grey tinted safety glasses reduce overall brightness of visual light.

  • Yellow safety glasses increase contrast by filtering hazy and blue-coloured light.

  • Indoor/Outdoor tinted safety glasses slightly reduce overall brightness of visible light.

  • Polarised safety glasses reduce overall brightness, glare and reflected light.

  • Mirrored tinted safety glasses reflect light sources, helping reduce brightness.

  • Grey infrared tinted safety glasses reduce infrared radiation and gives better colour recognition.

  • Green infrared tinted safety glasses reduce infrared radiation.

  • Light brown coloured safety glasses provide extra comfort in artificial bright conditions.

  • Mid brown coloured safety glasses reduce overall brightness, typically allowing colour recognition.

  • Vermillion tinted safety glasses help improve visual acuity and contract.

  • Orange coloured safety glasses reduce blue light in specific applications, e.g. blue light curing.

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Lens coating options for protection
  • sideview of worker with 3M eyewear, hard hat, and comms
    Anti-Scratch (+)

    Our standard anti-scratch lens coating increases the scratch resistance and durability of the lenses. The Anti-Scratch+ or Rugged Anti-Scratch (RAS) meets the K requirement and provides improved scratch resistance.

  • worker wearing head, eye, and hearing protection

    Our anti-scratch / anti-fog glasses help minimise lens fogging issues while providing scratch resistance and durability.

  • worker wearing coveralls with hood, eyewear, and a reusable respirator
    3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-fog Coating

    Tested to EN 168 K&N for anti-fog and anti-scratch, this is our most advanced lens coating, which resists fogging longer than traditional anti-fog coatings through up to 25 washings with water.

Why would you choose 3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-Fog Lens Coating?

Premium anti-fog safety glasses and goggles

  • Man holding Scothgard eye ware
    See it in action.

    3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-Fog Coating uses a hydrophilic coating to allow water from condensation to create a continuous film on the lens, preventing fog buildup. Sounds interesting, right? Wait until you see it work.

  • Man working on industrial construction site
    Real results from real people.

    Advanced features, added protection, but does it work? Listen to real safety officers give testimonials about the power of 3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-Fog Coating to help keep vision clearer, longer.

Take the next step in protection.

You’ve seen the science behind it, now see for yourself the power of 3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-Fog Coating. Shop the brochure or request a trial pair and put it to the test!

Finding and using the right Eye Protection Products

Do you have at least 25 employees that require the use of safety glasses on your job site? Then you qualify for our trial wear program!

    The 3M Protective Eyewear Trial Wear Program allows safety teams to work directly with 3M Sales Specialists to find the eyewear solution that best meets the occupational needs of your company. 3M offers tools and educational materials to help industrial customers find protective eyewear solutions and we want to work with you to help you ensure the eyewear you purchase meets the needs of your workers and the applications they work within.

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