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Bollé Safety Platinum technology sets the anti-fog standard

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At the ExpoProtection exhibition, Bollé Safety revealed the results of the tests carried out on its Platinum technology: an exclusive anti-fog and anti-scratch coating applied on both sides of the lenses of its premium range of products.

The safety glasses’ market is regulated in Europe by the EN166 standard. If lenses are marked with the letter K – resistance to abrasion – and the letter N – resistance to fogging – this means that the equipment guarantees the wearer resistant protection against fog and (micro) scratching. The Bollé Safety brand called upon the independent laboratory POURQUERY to evaluate the effectiveness of its Platinum technology.

The representative sample of Bollé Safety glasses tested resists the appearance of fog for 15 minutes above a source of steam. A figure 100 times higher than the requirements defined within the EN166 standard.

The representative sample of Bollé Safety glasses tested retains its properties (K & N) even after 100 cleanings. The coating also responds positively to the autoclave resistance test, a product disinfection often used in clean rooms. The coating starts to degrade but still remains effective after 30 autoclave cycles of 20 minutes at 121°C.

It was found that out of the 9 most used chemicals in industry, PLATINUM is resistant to 8 of them and retains its K and N properties after being in contact with these products.

Bollé Safety will be present at ExpoProtection, the exhibition of prevention and management of professional risks from November 15th to 17th on the stand P50. For 3 days, the brand will exhibit the Platinum models of each of its market segments (industry, health, cleanrooms, tactical, defense). As the international leader in PPE eye protection, Bollé Safety continues its technological innovations to offer workers more comfort and safety daily.

Image Credit: Copyrights Frédéric Bourcier pour Bollé Safety

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