Edge Eyewear Safety Tests from Carbide Processors 1A
All Carbide Processors Edge eyewear has been tested by independent laboratories and exceeds all required standards
1. Impact Tests
All Edge Eyewear glasses are tested by independent laboratories that are accredited to test for ANSI Z87.1+2010.
A. High Mass Impact Section 6.2.2
Spectacle frames and lenses shall be capable of resisting a 500 gm (17.6 oz.) spike that is dropped from a height of 127 cm (50 inches).
What Constitutes a Failure?
Section 6.2.1 – When each type of test is conducted as indicated in Sections 6.2.2, 6.2.3 and 6.2.4 a complete device shall fail if any of the following occurs:
- Piece fully detached from the inner surface
- Penetration of the rear surface
- Lens not retained
For the high-velocity test, the unaided eye observes any piece adhering to the contact paste, or observes contact paste on the projectile or complete device
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