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Safety at Work: Laser Safety Goggles

Laser safety and laser adjustment goggles

  • Laser safety goggles are recommended when working with lower power lasers from laser protection class 3R and beyond, such as all visible lasers from Schäfter+Kirchhoff with up to 5 mW of output power.
  • Laser safety goggles are mandatory for protection class 3B and beyond, such as all invisible infrared lasers and all visible lasers from Schäfter+Kirchhoff with more than 5 mW of output power.
  • The correct handling and use of laser safety goggles protects you and your colleagues against eye injuries from hazardous laser radiation.
  • A selection of CE and GS certified laser safety goggles (manufactured by LaserVision, are provided for the lasers manufactured by Schäfter+Kirchhoff.
  • The type of frame is dependent upon whether glass or plastic filters are fitted. Laser safety goggles with glass filters (Order Code RX7) have a heavier frame with a facility for attaching personal spectacles, according to individual requirements. Laser safety goggles with plastic filters are lighter and can be worn over normal spectacles.
  • The two distinct protective functions of either full protection goggles or alignment protection goggles need emphasizing.
Types of Damage Caused to Eyes by Radiation
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