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Testing Services for Reading Spectacles, Frames and Sunglasses

Consumers expect more than just improved vision from their glasses — they want comfort and style. We can help you achieve all three.

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Overview

We provide testing services for reading spectacles, spectacle frames and sunglasses in accordance with different country standards, including International Organization for Standardization (ISO), European Norms (EN), American National Standards Institute (ANSI), AS, Guobiao (GB), GB/T and ASTM.

Testing services for reading glasses and spectacle frames include:

  • Dimensional tolerance
  • Bridge deformation and lens retention
  • Resistance to ignition
  • Resistance to perspiration
  • Optical power
  • Endurance
  • Transmittance
  • Mechanical strength
  • Nickel release
  • Filter material and service quality

Testing services for sunglasses include:

  • Filter material and surface quality
  • Nickel release
  • Transmittance
  • Optical power
  • Wide angle scattering
  • Resistance to radiation
  • Frame deformation and retention of filters
  • Eye coverage and temporal protection

Benefits

Our eyewear testing services, which utilize recognized testing methods found in the standards of the ANSI, ASTM International (ASTM) and ISO, can help evaluate your product’s overall performance. Our familiarity with these standards, along with our expertise in the area of eyewear, enables us to test products for compliance with global standards. By tapping into our technical expertise and testing capabilities, we can offer you the highest levels of regulatory acceptance and market recognition in the industry. More importantly, however, is the fact that we can help you get higher-quality glasses and frames to market — a key differentiator is a competitive marketplace.

Why UL

We can help guide you through the eyewear certification process one step at a time. Our deep expertise in this area enables our dedicated eyewear team to deliver exceptional, knowledge-based customer service that is unparalleled in the industry. You can trust that we’ll work closely with you and your team to help ensure a smooth and efficient workflow, getting your products tested, verified and to market in the fastest time possible.

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