The warm transparency of Hunters HD Gold® was designed to offer contrast and clarity to the viewer by bringing all colors into the eye's most comfortable range of light. This gives the shooter 30 minutes more visible light in the morning and the evening. The medical dye helps with night blindness, macular degeneration and SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Hunters HD Gold blocks 100% UVA, UVB and Blue Light. Hunters HD Gold® is healthy for your eyes.
Photochromic lenses are light knowledgeable optical lenses that darken on exposure to specific types of light of sufficient intensity, most commonly ultraviolet (UV) radiation. An added benefit of photochromic lenses is that they shield your eyes from 100 percent of the sun's harmful UVA and UVB rays. They typically take around 30 seconds to fully darken and approx 2 - 5 minutes to return to a golden state. They Change So You Don't Have To™
In 2001, PPG Industries (Pittsburgh, Penn.) introduced a rival lens material called Trivex®. Performance properties include crisp, clear vision, lighweight comfort with strength and protection. Trivex® are thin and more impact-resistant than regular plastic or polycarbonate with 43% more light transmission. Trivex® was originally developed for the military, as visual armor.
Anti-reflective coating (also called "AR coating" or "anti-glare coating") improves vision and reduces eye-strain. These benefits are due to the ability of AR coating to virtually eliminate reflections from the front and back surfaces of your eyeglass lenses. With reflections gone, more light passes through your lenses to optimize visual acuity with fewer distractions. This allows the lens to be more scratch/dust resistance than uncoated lenses.
Each Hunters HD Gold® lens is made one at a time with exceptionally accurate and error-free surface quality with a proprietary optical lens generator. This process with 4 point quality inspections processes ensure each lens is made with precise optical detail. Hunters HD Gold® Lenses are made in Alabama, supporting Alabama Veterans and Families.
All OSHA-approved prescription and non-prescription safety glasses must have markings specified by the ANSI Z87+1-2015 standard on both the lenses and the frame of the eyewear. Hunters HD Gold is rated and tested at ANSI Z87+1-2015 which gives you protection of .25" steel ball traveling at 150 fps. Hunters HD Gold® Rx use Z87+2 Safety Frames as well for prescriptions.
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Each pair of Hunters HD Gold® comes with Z-Clear. Apply a small amount with your finger, rub it in the lens until it completely dries (similar to wax on paint), and wipe off with a microfiber or cotton cloth. For this product to work most effectively, it must be reapplied every three to five days or every time you clean your lenses. The more you use Z-clear the better it will work.
Hunters HD Gold® since 2017 proudly supports the NRA Business Alliance. The NRA Business Alliance was established in 1992 to provide NRA member businesses with a marketplace to sell goods and services to fellow NRA members. The NRA's Business Alliance web site, service directory, member magazines and promotions, and NRA member businesses reach nearly four million NRA members. NRA Business Alliance members also enjoy many benefits including NRA member magazines.
Since 2017 Hunters HD Gold® has been a member of the NSSF. To promote, protect and preserve hunting and the shooting sports. Formed in 1961, NSSF has a membership of more than 12,000 manufacturers, distributors, firearms retailers, shooting ranges, sportsmen's organizations and publishers. Hunters HD Gold® looks forward to helping grow the shooting sport and supporting shooters.
*Hunters HD Gold® protective safety glasses were manufactured and have been tested for impact and passed to meet the ANSI Z87.1+ - 2015 High Impact requirements**.The lenses are made from impact resistant Trivex® material. Hunters HD Gold® are not unbreakable and offer only limited protection. For work hazards involving the possibility of high mass / high velocity impact, such as fragmenting grinding wheels - goggles, face shields and or machine guards should be considered. Consult with your supervisor or safety specialist to decide which type of protection is required for your work environment. Eyewear should be frequently inspected. Scratched, pitted, or crazed lenses will have reduced visibility and impact resistance, and should be replaced immediately. Tinted lenses filter out 99% of all harmful UV radiation. Tinted lenses offer protection against sun glare, BUT should not be used in welding, brazing or cutting operation or where there are dangerous levels of IR radiation. Spectacles should be worn as supplied. These spectacles do not offer protection against molten metal, chemical splash or Laser light. Hunters HD Gold® should be cleaned using ONLY soap and warm water and dried off with a dry clean cloth. DO NOT use abrasive cleaning compounds or solvents. **Impact resistant lenses are neither shatterproof nor unbreakable. Coatings may alter the impact resistance of any lens material. Lenses that are tampered with or re-edged are not covered by warranty. Hunters HD Gold lenses are only designed for approved Hunters HD Gold frames. Prop65 - This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and/or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information visit p65warnings.ca.gov
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