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Forum topic by InstantSiv posted 06-18-2014 11:08 PM 418 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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InstantSiv

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06-18-2014 11:08 PM

Hi all, I’m aware that there’s an alternative mesh safety glasses to standard glass/plastic safety glasses but unsure if it would be sufficient for woodworking. What do you think? My 2 concerns are fine focus visibility and if the mesh is tight enough to stop dust.

I started using, and loving, the doctor style face masks instead of a respirator to protect the lungs but they make my safety glasses fog.

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#1 posted 06-18-2014 11:18 PM

I have the glasses fogging problem too – also wear prescription glasses underneath. I don’t know anything about mesh glasses but I would think that for the mesh to be fine enough to stop dust it’d be very hard to see through.

I opted for a face shield instead, in instances where I want both eye and dust protection. I got one of the powered Triton ones but a combination of simple plastic face shield and the doctor style face mask ought to work well too.

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