Wiley X Sunglasses
Since its establishment in 1987 Wiley X has been a global leader in the protective eye wear market supplying military forces and law enforcement personnel with top of the line ballistic eye wear. Realizing the need to protect your eyes also during leisure and sports, Wiley X is the only premium eye wear brand who tests its entire sunglass collection to both ANSI Z87.1-2010 & EN.166 safety and optical standards.
Since 1987, Wiley X has shared an unparalleled partnership with US Armed Forces and elite Special Forces units, and their eyewear remains part of standard issue equipment for many, a testament to its exceptional performance and reputation.
All Wiley X eyewear is tested to meet both ANSI Z87.1-2010 and EN.166 safety and optical standards. The Climate Control range of products, featuring a removable Facial Cavity Seal, is perfectly suited to a wide range of extreme outdoor activities.
These extremely functional frames are crafted with understated style in mind. All feature some degree of wrap to provide optimal protection. True to the brand's heritage, these are tough frames with a tough, masculine look to match!
Wiley X lead the way when its comes to sports protective eyewear. The collection can be split up into three different categories: Active Lifestyle, Slimate Control and Changeable. Each category has its own characteristics designed to suit different user needs and contrasting environments.
Wiley X is the only premium eyewear brand whose entire line is safety rated. Frames and lenses must withstand the impact of a 6,35 mm diameter steel ball fired at 164,6 km/h (ANSI) or 3,8 mm projectiles fired at 700-720 km/h (spectacle VO Ballistic). This ensures that the Wiley-X lenses and frames are practically indestructible. The range also meets European certification for civilian eye protection.
Frame and lens must withstand the impact of a 22 mm steel ball weighing 43 grams dropped from 1,3 meters at a speed of 18 km/h. The lens must remain in the frame and is not to shatter. The frame must remain intact as well.
EN.166 F Certification
Frame and lens must withstand the impact of a 6 mm steel ball weighing 0,86 gram fired at 162 km/h. The lens must remain in the frame and is not to shatter. The frame must also remain intact.
ANSI High Mass Impact Test
Wiley X ANSI tested frames and lenses must withstand the weight of a 500 grams pointed projectile dropped from a height of 127 cm. This test ensures that they will stand up to anything you will encounter.
ANSI High Velocity Impact Test
Frame and lens must withstand the impact of a 6.35 mm steel ball fired at 164,6 km/h. The lens must remain in the frame and is not to shatter. The frame must remain intact as well.
Don’t let mother nature stand in your way. The Wiley-X climate control series is designed to block out dust, debrius and pollen as well as wind and peripheral light. The eyes are enveloped in a controlled cacoon preventing eye irritation from unwanted compnents. Those that suffer from Dry Eye Syndrome will realize the full advantage of sports and safety glasses from the Wiley X Climate Control Series.
Designed for those who lead an active lifestyle, this series not only built to protect but also made to be used as a lifestyle frame. The active lifestyle series protects with ANSI Z87.1safety rated shtterproof frames and lenses. So if you are after a fashionable frame with ultimate protection, the Active Lifestyle range is the one for you.
If you are taking on changing conditions and only want one set of eyewear then the changeable series is the perfect option for you. These lenses are designed to be easily removed and replaced in any situation and for the ability to quickly adjust to any light conditions Changeables are OSHA-rated occupational eye protection and also meet U.S military ballistic standards for protective eyewear.