Lampworking glasses Phillips 202 Ace Didymium – Model 1362





Lampworking Glasses Ace Didymium – Model 1362 is a rugged wrap safety frame.  Schott Glass Technologies has developed a new contrast enhancement glass for spectacle lenses. The new material, called ACE, short for “Amethyst Contrast Enhancer,” utilizes rare earth oxides in the glass composition to achieve the unique color enhancing characteristics.

Lampworking Glasses Ace Didymium – Model 1362, the color enhancement concept works by selectively positioning transmission in the blue, green, and red spectral regions whereby one can improve the color discrimination between different color objects. These are the same colors used to produce a color television picture. They optimize the readability of such displays under high ambient light conditions.

Phillips 202 ACE Didymium glass utilizes rare earth oxides in its composition to provide the same filtration.  This glass is very efficient in filtering sodium flare in addition to providing ultraviolet protection to 390nm.  The ACE glass is becoming a preferable choice of lamp workers.  These glasses are very comfortable for viewing under high ambient light conditions such as when working with glowing heat sources for a duration of time.  Also, although it has a relatively low luminous transmission of 38%, it is not recommended for sun protection use unless UV filtering coatings are applied.

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Additional information

Weight 15 oz
Dimensions 8 × 4 × 4 in
Glass Working Filter

Phillips 202


VS Eyewear

Frame Color


Frame Materials


Frame Style



Female, Male


Large, Medium

Frame Features

Foam Eyecup, Rubber Nosepad, Rubber Temples




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