The new Lampworking Glasses Model 230 frame brings a trendy and fashionable look in it’s vibrant colors, Phillips captures the spirit with an attitude. It was designed for young women looking for a great new design at an accessible price. The Lampworking Glasses Model 230 frame centered on protection, performance and style has head hugging temple design, excellent splash and side protection with a flair for fashion. The frame is made out of a durable TR-90 plastic composite for high impact and chemical resistance. The frame meets or exceeds ANSI Z87.1 approvals
This polycarbonate is very efficient in filtering sodium flare in addition to providing good ultraviolet protection. It is 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 glassworking where Infrared protection is needed. This filter is more for soft glass usage
Lampworking is a type of glasswork in which a torch or lamp is used to melt the glass. Once in a molten state, the glass is formed by blowing and shaping with tools and hand movements. It is also known as flameworking or torchworking, as the modern practice no longer uses oil-fueled lamps.