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Stuart Bridger16/02/2015 20:02:36
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Just starting out with the "hot stuff" and was wondering what people use for eye protection when silver soldering. Standard clear safety specs or a green tint?

Thanks in advance for your advice.

Neil Wyatt16/02/2015 20:31:35
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I use ordinary clear goggles.

Neil

JasonB16/02/2015 20:35:01
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Clear should be fine when using just propane but you will want something stronger if using oxy.

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Bob Unitt 117/02/2015 09:11:52
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I have some prescription-ground work-glasses in tempered glass which cost about half as much as 'ordinary' glasses, they are bifocal (medium and close) and also have shields around the outside. Ask at a 'traditional' opticians for work-wear glasses, the one I used (Dollond & Aitchison) made me an appointment with a work-glasses specialist who sorted me out. Note that you have to specify they need to be tempered glass for silver-soldering, otherwise you get polycarbonate by default.

Lynne11/04/2019 23:33:26
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Looking for suitable shaterproof visor for grinding use. I feel sure this has been discussed before, but have

failed to find the thread. Any advice would be appreciated. Lynne

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