Laser Safety Glasses

Laser Safety Glasses and Goggles for use in Medical, Military, Research and Education, and Industrial laser applications. We manufacture and provide you with a complete line of laser protection for all Lasers, giving you high quality protection products for eyes and skin.

Laser Safety Glasses and Goggles for use in Medical, Military, Research and Education, and Industrial laser applications. We manufacture and provide you with a complete line of laser protection for all Lasers giving you high quality protection products for eyes and skin. Our laser safety glasses, goggles, and eyewear can protect the eyes from the hazardous reflected or scattered high-powered laser light (radiation): Class 3R, Class 3B and Class 4 laser systems.

When buying Laser safety glasses and goggles be sure to select the laser glasses to block or attenuate the appropriate wavelength range and OD (Optical Density). The operating parameters of your laser, or a Certified Laser Safety Officer (LSO), will determine what laser safety glasses you should use. If you do not have a CLSO on staff or information in your laser manual, please contact us and our laser safety experts can help you. We offer free consultation and OD calculation for laser systems. CE certified laser safety glasses and goggles also available. We pad print the wavelengths that the glasses protect you against directly onto the frame. We also offer custom pad printing; please contact us for pricing information on this service. All our laser glasses meet or exceed ANSI Z136.1 requirements for use with laser systems.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Laser safety glasses have filters (lenses) which stop the emission of specific wavelengths of light from passing through and into your eyes. Plastic lenses generally contain organic dyes that block the specific wavelengths while glass lenses have common or rare earth elements that absorb these specific wavelengths.

The first thing to consider is the wavelength of the laser, its power level, whether you need to see the beam or not, and finally the visible light transmission of the filter. If the visible light transmission is too dark, you may have difficulty operating in your workspace. If you’re unsure on any of these points, please contact one of our Customer Service Representatives for assistance.

NEVER look directly into any laser beam, no matter if you are wearing filters or not. Make sure there are proper safety interlocks and detailed operating procedures regarding the use of the laser. If glasses are required, use them, even when you are not operating the laser directly.

Optical Density is a measure used to gauge the protective level of a laser filter. Considering laser wavelength, power level and operating mode, calculations are made to determine the "worst case" optical density required for a particular laser application.

Every increase of 1 equates to a value of 10. For example, an OD of 0 is 100% transmission. OD 1 is 10%, 2 is 1%, 3 is .1%, 4 is .01% and 5 is .001% Most medical devices require and OD of 5. That means you will be blocking 99.999% of the laser energy.

Extremely. Lasers can have anywhere between 100 and 10,000 times more energy than a 100 Watt lightbulb. In a lightbulb, light energy is dispersed in all directions. Laser energy moves in one wavelength and one direction, so is therefore much more highly concentrated. Powerful enough lasers can cause damage to your eye faster than you can blink, so be careful at all times.

Follow the Standard Operating Procedure set up by your laser safety officer. If you do not have one, avoid direct viewing of the laser beam. Wear glasses recommended by the manufacturer. Do not defeat safety interlocks that are built into your system. If you have any doubts, it is always best not to proceed until you consult with an expert.

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