Edge Eyewear Safety Tests from Carbide Processors 1B
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.
B. High Velocity Impact Section 6.2.3
Spectacle frames and lenses shall be capable of resisting impact from a 6.35 mm (.25 inch) diameter steel ball traveling at a velocity of 45.72 m/s (150 ft/s).
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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