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Additional testing and services

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The PPE guidelines as well as the standards for eye protection equipment, which are the basis of our DIN certification.

Testing and certification of PPE according to the demands and needs of the market is achieved by a specific, individualised certification scheme (determination of additional requirements for a specific product). In addition to the tests in the various categories we offer the following additional testing services according to national and international standards:

Eye Protection

DIN EN 12254 - Screens for laser working places - Safety requirements and testing

DIN EN ISO 25890 - Health and safety in welding and allied processes - Transparent welding curtains, strips and screens for arc welding processes

DIN 58214 - Eye-protectors - Helmets - Terms, forms and safety requirements

DIN 58218 - Visors (eye screens) of helmets for vehicle users - Safety requirements and testing (withdrawn standard)

Ophthalmic optics

DIN EN ISO 12870 - Ophthalmic optics - Spectacle frames - Requirements and test methods (ISO 12870);

DIN EN 14139 - Ophthalmic optics - Specifications for ready-to-wear spectacles

DIN EN ISO 14889 - Ophthalmic optics - Spectacle lenses - Fundamental requirements for uncut finished lenses (ISO 14889)

DIN EN ISO 8980-1 - Ophthalmic optics - Uncut finished spectacle lenses - Part 1: Specifications for single-vision and multifocal lenses (ISO 8980-1)

DIN EN ISO 8980-2 - Ophthalmic optics - Uncut finished spectacle lenses - Part 2: Specifications for progressive power lenses (ISO 8980-2)

DIN EN ISO 8980-3 - Ophthalmic optics - Uncut finished spectacle lenses - Part 3: Transmittance specifications and test methods (ISO 8980-3)

DIN EN ISO 8980-4 - Ophthalmic optics - Uncut finished spectacle lenses - Part 4: Specifications and test methods for anti-reflective coatings (ISO 8980-4)

DIN EN ISO 8980-5 - Ophthalmic optics - Uncut finished spectacle lenses - Part 5: Minimum requirements for spectacle lens surfaces claimed to be abrasion-resistant (ISO 8980-5)

DIN EN ISO 21987 - Ophthalmic optics - Mounted spectacle lenses (ISO 21987)

International Standards

  • ANSI Z136.7 - American National Standard for Testing and Labeling of Laser Protective Equipment
  • ANSI Z80.1- American National Standard for Ophthalmics - Recommendations for Prescription Ophthalmics Lenses
  • ANSI Z830.3- American National Standard for Ophthalmics – Nonprescription Sunglass and Fashion Eyewear Requirements
  • ANSI/ISEA Z87.1- American National Standard for Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices
  • AS/NZS 1067- Sunglasses and Fashion Spectacles
  • AS/NZS 1337.0 - Personal eye protection - Eye and face protectors - Vocabulary
  • AS/NZS 1337.1 - Personal eye protection Part 1: Eye and face protectors for occupational applications
  • AS/NZS 1337.2 - Personal eye protection - Mesh eye and face protectors for occupational applications
  • AS/NZS 1337.4 - Personal eye protection Part 4: Filters and eye protectors against laser radiation (laser eye-protectors)
  • AS/NZS 1337.5 - Personal eye protection Part 5: Eye-protectors for adjustment work on lasers and laser systems (laser adjustment eye-protectors)
  • AS/NZS 1337.6 - Personal eye protection Part 6: Prescription eye-protectors against low and medium Impact
  • AS/NZS 1338.1 - Filters for eye protectors Part 1: Filters for protection against radiation generated in welding and allied operations
  • AS/NZS 1338.2 - Filters for eye protectors Part 2: Filters for protection against ultraviolet radiation
  • AS/NZS 1338.3 - Filters for eye protectors Part 2: Filters for protection against ultraviolet radiation
  • BS 5883 - Specification for Surface swimming goggles

Apart from the testing and certification of eye-protection products, our customers profit from the following additional services, which ensure a lead in international competition.

Additional services

  • Market monitoring and market analysis
  • Active participation in the development of the European and international system of standards (DIN, CEN, ISO).
  • Active participation in the circle for the exchange of experience among the national and European testing bodies.
  • Development of new measuring and testing methods
  • Competence in optical measuring technology
  • Round robin tests with other testing bodies
  • Testing during product development
  • Partnership in national and international R&D projects

Our customers receive information concerning changes in the European standards and directives and the requirements resulting therefrom.

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