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BS EN 167:2002

Personal eye protection. Optical test methods

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : January 2002



This European Standard specifies optical test methods for eye-protectors, the requirements for which are contained in other European Standards.

Alternative methods may be used if shown to be equivalent.

Tests are described for spherical, astigmatic and prismatic refractive powers, unmounted oculars covering one eye, unmounted oculars covering both eyes and mounted oculars (spectacles, goggles and face-shields), light diffusion test, assessment of the quality of material and surface, determination of transmittance, determination of variations in luminous transmittance, and determination of spectral reflectance in infrared.

Non-optical test methods are given in BS EN 168. Specifications are given in BS EN 166. Definition of terms is given in BS EN 165.

Standard NumberBS EN 167:2002
TitlePersonal eye protection. Optical test methods
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date28 January 2002
Confirm Date06 June 2019
Cross References89/686/EEC, EN 165, EN 166, EN 168
ReplacesBS EN 167:1995
International RelationshipsEN 167:2001
Draft Superseded By98/564095 DC
DescriptorsOptical instruments, Optics, Spectacles (eyeglasses), Optical measurement, Eye protectors, Goggles (safety)
Title in FrenchProtection individuelle de l'oeil. Methodes d'essais optiques
Title in GermanPers nlicher Augenschutz. Optische Pruefverfahren
ISBN0 580 38915 4
File Size639 KB

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