UV - Visible Filters Overview

UV - Visible Filters Overview

UV-Visible Filter Overview: See all LaserShields® for UV to Visible   

NoIR LaserShields® : UV-Visible Filter Overview   

The human eye can be permanently injured from direct or reflected exposure to laser energy or other intense light sources such as high-power LEDs and plasmas. Retinal injury occurs from exposure to visible, such as the possible Blue Light Hazard effect, or near IR energy (400-1400 nm), while corneal or lens damage results from UV (190-400 nm) and IR (1400-11000 nm) exposure.

Safety eyewear, coupled with proper safety protocols and strong training, can prevent injury and should be worn in the presence of any intense light source.

NoIR safety eyewear is designed to absorb specific light energies, and eyewear must be selected by considering source wavelength(s) and peak irradiance, required optical density (OD), visual light transmittance, field of view, effects on natural colour rendition and frame comfort.

NoIR LaserShields® are manufactured using one of the three following technologies as determined by the performance required from the filter:

  • Narrow-band absorptive dyes permanently moulded into polymer lenses
  • Absorptive mineral glass
  • Hybrid polymer or glass filters combining absorption with reflective coatings

The LaserShields® listed below are CE-certified (EN207/208) for most lasers, including direct viewing of ultrafast pico- and femtosecond pulses (M LB7) and high-powered pulses (IR LB7). LaserShields® meet the requirements of 89/686 EEC Personal Protective Equipment and are classified Class 1 per rule 1 in Annex IX of the Medical Device Directive 93/42/EEC + 2007/47/EC.

The following specifications, and the clickable Data links showing the filter curves, are for guidance only. For more detailed information and professional advice, please contact us.

To view a particular LaserShield® CE Certificate, click on the Cert. link.

To purchase online, select the filter's name you require from the list below or from the Related Products list to the right. Alternatively, contact us for advice and purchasing options.

UV-Visible

 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
EC2 0.93   190-315 D LB7   7+ 190-398 Cert.  
      190-315 IR LB4   7+ 9000-11000 Data  
  Clear     >315-398 DIRM LB5          
        9000-11000 DI LB3          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
EC3 0.9   190-315 D LB7   5+ 190-380 Cert.  
      190-315 IR LB3   7+ 9000-11000 Data  
  Clear     >315-398 DIRM LB5          
        9000-11000 DI LB4          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
BD1 0.66   190-315 D LB7   5+ 190-410 Cert.  
      190-315 IR LB4       Data  
  Rose     >315-410 DIRM LB5          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
YLW 0.73   190-315 D LB8   6+ 190-450 Cert.  
      190-315 IR LB4   5+ >451-460 Data  
  Yellow     >315-460 DIR LB5          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
KTP 0.34   190-435 DIRM LB5   5+ 190-435 Cert.  
      523-535 DIRM LB5   5+ 523-535 Data  
  Rose     532 DIRM LB6   6+ 532    
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
AG4 0.45   532 DIR LB4   6+ 190-450 Cert.  
      520-535 DIR LB3   5+ >451-460 Data  
  Pink                    
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
ARG 0.48   180-315 D LB7   7+ 180-532 Cert.  
      180-315 IR LB4       Data  
  Orange     >315-532 DIRM LB6          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
ZSY 0.15   180-315 D LB7   6+ 190-400 Cert.  
      180-315 IR LB4   2+ 532 Data  
  Pink     >315-390 DIRM LB5   5+ 561    
        532 * NOIR CE RB2          
        561 D LB5          
        561 IR LB6          
          * 0.1 W 2x10E-5 J          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
ZS2 0.19   180-315 D LB7   6+ 190-400 Cert.  
      180-315 IR LB4   6+ 532 Data  
  Red     >315-390 DIRM LB5   6+ 561    
        532 + 561 D LB5          
        532 + 561 IR LB6          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
GRY 0.25   190-532 DIR LB6   6+ 190-532 Cert.  
      577 DIR LB5   5+ 577 Data  
  Red                    
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
TRC 0.26   180-315 D LB7   6+ 190-400 Cert.  
      180-315 IR LB4   5+ 575-579 m Data  
  Magenta     >315-390 DIRM LB5          
        575-579 DIRM LB5          
 
 
Filter %VLT   EN207 λ (nm) Mode Rating   OD λ (nm) Docs  
DYE 0.15   180-315 D LB6   5+ 190-400 Cert.
Product Code: NoIR LaserShields UV - Visible

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