EN172: sunlight filters for industrial applications

European standard EN172 sets out the requirements for sunlight filters for industrial. The EN172 standard defines the minimum requirements for filters in safety glasses for blocking solar radiation. This focuses on safety glasses for industrial applications. The EN172 standard defines minimum safety requirements for sunlight filters with regard to mechanical and optical characteristics. Level 5 and 6 filters offer good protection against sunlight radiation. In addition, safety glasses with an EN172 standardisation must also always meet the general requirements for eye protection as defined in the EN166 standardisation.