Wiley X Sports Protective - FLASH

  • Wiley X Sports Protective Eyewear WX Flash YFFLA01 Rock Candy Pink
  • £85.99 price inc VAT

Wiley X Sports Protective Glasses FLASH Available with Prescription

The WX FLASH comes with removable temples, which can be replaced by an adjustable elastic band. A secure fit is very important when talking sports protective eyewear, so the WX FLASH has a full shock absorbing nose piece. The shock absorbing rubber nose pieces keeps the eyewear in place, and provides comfort even during all-day use.

Frame Key Features

  • Anti-Slip Nose Piece - Ensures maximum comfort and eliminate slippage.
  • Anti-Slip Temples - Incorporates non slip components, helping to keep the frame securely on your face.
  • SAS (Shock Absorption System) - The frame is made from a revolutionary process that combines hard and soft materials that maximises impact absorption and durability. 
  • Removable Retaining Strap - Provides greater comfort and security in adventure and impact sports.
  • Goggle Strap included - Temple arms can be quickly removed and goggle strap inserted when required.
  • Carrying Case - Includes a hard case and microfiber cloth.

Lens Key Features

  • Lens Material – PolycarbonateThey are light yet offer good shock resistance. Great for sport and general purpose wear.
  • Lens category – Cat. 0. These clear lenses which deliver maximum light transmission are ideal for use indoors, as industrial eyewear at work or for sporting activities such as cycling in dull days. 
  • Scratch Resistant Coating - Protects the lens from abrasion.
  • Lens Curvature – 6 base. Improves awareness and offers good periphery vision.
  • 100% UV Protection - Protects your eyes against harmful UV rays.
  • Clear Lens - Blocks wind, sand and flying objects.

Safety Features:

  • US ANSI Test Approved - All Wiley X glasses are ANSI approved. ANSI is the US test, which is compatible to the European EN.166 test which meets the standards for Badminton, Basketball, Baseball, Cricket, Football, Handball, Racquetball, Rugby, Squash, and Tennis. These tests allow you to call your glasses safety eyewear. It shows that Wiley X not only make exceptionally well designed sunglasses, but ensures there is built in safety in the models. 

Prescription Packages

 These Wiley X sports sunglasses were designed to take most prescriptions that will fit directly into the frame. If required click on 'Prescription available' icon and select the prescription package you need. Once selected, your prescription will be incorporated into your selected eyewear. Run by qualified opticians, and as part of our customer care process, all eyewear are tested by eyekit to ensure they meet the correct UV rating and your exact prescription before being dispatched.

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    More about the Brand

    Wiley x prescription glasses, sunglasses and gogglesWiley X use Shamir lenses and glazing service. They deliver a high quality prescription product using the newest technology - made to secure the best tailored prescription lens for each individual customer. Shamir has a unique lens design and special production process, which lives up to WILEY X high optical requirements. The polycarbonate lenses have a minimum thickness of 2.2 mm +/- 10%, which secures the high safety standards of your WILEY X prescription spectacles.

    The vision has a fundamental role to all our performances in life. If your vision is not 100 % corrected you will compromise. With a Wiley X prescription spectacle you will both protect your eyes and enjoy all forms of activity.

    Wiley X provides:

    -Designed frames with high resistance
    -High quality lenses (the best on the market)
    -Coating to enhance lifetime of the lens
    -Hard Multi coating
    -Backside anti reflective coating, UV400 protection, Hard scratch coating (front/back)
    -Anti-static layer, External super hydrophobic layer, Double scratch coating, Easy clean coating

    Wiley X polarized lenses

    Wiley X/Shamir polarized prescription lenses are the best all-round sun lens with proven quality and UV blocking you would need. Available in grey, brown, green and yellow.

    Wiley X Photochromic polarized

    Wiley X Photochromic Polarized Prescription Men and Women Glasses Safety GlassesThe lens is about 50-60% darkened at non-activated state, and it darkens even more when exposed to UV light. The lens is different from all other types of transition lenses on the market, as it is also a polarized lens. The lens is only affected by direct UV light, it will not change through a car’s windshield.

    Available in a greenish-brown colour. 


    Wiley X Lens Coating

    HMC Coatings

    Wiley X HMC Prescription Lens Coatings for Glasses and SunglassesWiley X has chosen to apply this quality coating as standard on all prescription lenses, which they supply. HMC is short for HARD MULTI COATING, and this is a vital coating that all polycarbonate lenses should be treated as it protects the lens and prolongs its lifetime.

    The HMC coating includes:
    • Backside antireflective coating
    • Hard Scratch Coating (Front and Backside)



    Glacier Coating - 'Crystal Clear'

    Wiley X Glacier Prescription Lens Coatings for Glasses and SunglassesThe Glacier treatment features a unique anti-reflective coating with two additional layers compared to the HMC. It is a coating that keeps lenses clean and enhances lens durability. It eliminates hazy, fuzzy vision, ghost images and halos resulting from extremely bright light. 

    Glacier coating includes:
    • Anti-static layer
    • External super hydrophobic layer to prevent water drop marks on the lens
    • Oil-phobic layer to keep the lenses easier to clean and keep fingerprint marks of the lens
    • High-Premium anti-reflective coating to increase light transmission and make it perfect for hi-index lenses
    • Double hard scratch coating to provide enhanced scratch protection


    Glacier Plus Coating - 'Crystal Clear Plus'

    Wiley X Glacier Plus Prescription Lens Coatings for Glasses and SunglassesGlacier Plus improves the optical performance, cosmetic appearance and gives no unwanted reflections in the lens.

    Glacier Plus is one of the best RX lens coatings available on the market today.

    Shamir Glacier Plus™ contains everything, which is offered in HMC and Glacier, but Glacier Plus is an improved and further developed version of the standard Glacier treatment. Glacier Plus is an extremely hard, scratch-resistant coating that protects your lenses from damage during day-to-day use.

    • Anti-reflective coating
    • UV400 protection
    • Hard scratch coating (front/back)
    • Anti-static layer on the lens (repels dust and reduces filth)
    • External super hydrophobic layer to prevent water drop marks on the lens
    • Oil-phobic layer so the lens is easier to clean and keep fingerprint marks of the lens
    • High-Premium anti-reflection coating to increase light transmission and make it perfect for hi-index lenses.
    • Hard scratch coating to provide enhanced scratch protection

    The Glacier Plus coating is suitable for all types of prescription lenses sold by Wiley X.

    Mirror Coating

    Wiley X Mirror colour optionsWiley X Europe offers several different mirror coatings for sunglasses both with and without prescription lenses. A mirror coating is mainly for looks, it only has a slight visual effect, when you are using the glasses. It is very different from individual to individual what is preferred.

    Soft Mirror:
    Soft Mirror is developed by their prescription lens manufacturer SHAMIR, and it is a combination between the WX Flash and WX Mirror with an inclination to Silver Flash.
    Soft Mirror is offered in 4 different colours, and is only available with prescription eyewear. Please note that mirror coatings are not available on transition lenses.

    Transition Options

    Wiley X offers 4 different types of transition lenses, which are photochromic lenses that are activated and darkens when exposed to Ultra Violet radiation. When the Ultra Violet radiation diminishes, the lens fade back from dark to clear. So outside the lenses will darken and indoors it lightens. The advantages of a transition lens are e.g. they reduce glare, improve contrast, block 100% UVA and UVB rays and reduce eye fatigue.

    Colour scale of Transition Prescription Lenses for glasses and sunglassesTransition VI

    This lens will darken as to the amount of sunlight present, and it is available in the colours grey and brown. There is no residual colour in the lens, it will be 100% clear when worn inside. The lens is only affected by direct UV light, it will not change through a car’s windshield.

    Transition XTRActive
    This is the darkest transition lens for everyday wear on the market, and it is available in grey only. There is a small amount of residual colour (5% grey) in the lens, when it clears up and worn indoors. Affected by all visible light, it will change through the car’s windshield as well. The lens will go extra dark when worn outside.

    Transition SOLFX

    Solfx Transition Lens Tints for glasses and sunglassesAvailable in 4 different colours (see illustration below). The purple colour is developed especially to golfers, because it enhances the green grass. The lens is naturally 30% coloured and darkens as it is exposed to UV light. The colour of NEOX™ Transitions® SOLFX™ lens is engineered to enhance critical elements, while providing superior optical clarity, increased contrast sensitivity, and depth perception. Transitions® SOLFX™ lenses allow you to see and perform your best outdoors. Affected by direct UV light only, it will not change through a car’s windshield.

    More about the Tech

    Wiley X Glasses, Goggles and Sunglasses

    Wiley X is one of the leading manufacturers of protective eyewear in the world and the only premium sunglass brand whose entire sun wear line meet the US ANSI  Z87.1-2010 rating and also the European EN.166 certified standards. Wiley X provides protective eyewear to militar units and law enforcement personnel all around the world including the US Navy, US Army and D.E.A., as well as many EMEA forces.    

    All  sun wear  models  are  certified as protective eyewear – and  ALL meet or exceed standards not normally used in industry. Some of the models even meet or exceed the US Military’s ballistic tests for impact – the most stringent in the world and also comply with the European military test (STANAG). During the STANAG test, a 15-calibre projectile is fired against the lens at a speed of 195-201 metres per second, and the projectile must not penetrate or shatter the lens. Wiley X sunglasses provide the wearer with the ultimate in protection that may not be required in a daily routine, but is there if needed. Why take the risk?

    US Military wearing Wiley X prescription safety glasses and goggles

    Climber wearing Wiley X prescription safety sunglassesWiley X has five different categories of eye wear, each with unique features and approaching certain target groups:

    • Climate Control Series: all models are equipped with the removable Facial Cavity Seal. This range is great for bikers, anglers, skiing and people with dry eye syndrome.
    • Active Series: This range features rubber on the temples, nosepiece or both for extra grip. Some models also come with an adjustable elastic strap, which clicks onto the temples. These sunglasses are great for all kinds of sport, fishing and normal use.
    • Street Series: this series is for the more fashion-conscious wearer, who doesn't necessarily need it for sports. It includes eight models for women.
    • Changeable Series: all models in this collection have inter-changeable lenses and come in different lens sets. Some models have an adjustable nosepiece, and some have removable temples, which can be replaced by an elastic strap. A prescription insert is required to glaze some of the models. They are great for cycling, hunting/shooting and the military.
    • Goggles Series: these goggles are mainly used by the military, police personnel along with air rifle enthusiasts. The goggles all have inter-changeable lenses.

     Safety Features:

    • US ANSI Test Approved - All Wiley X glasses are ANSI approved.  ANSI is the US test, which is  compatible to the European EN.166Fork lift truck driver wearing Willey X prescription industrial safety glasses test. These tests allow you to call your glasses safety eyewear. It shows that Wiley X not only make exceptionally well designed sunglasses, but ensures there is built in safety in the models.
    • Ballistic Approved - In addition to this model being approved according to ANSI it is also approved by the military fragment test (MIL-PRF-31013). The MIL Test contains all kinds of tests with fragments, in all sizes, at both high and low speed – shot against the lenses in the goggles. This test is demanded as approval for work use in the military and the armed forces all over the world.
    • EN166 Test Approved - EN166 is the European test, which is compatible to the US ANSI test.
    • Optical Class 1 with 100% UV Protection - Protection from UVA, B and C rays.
    • High Velocity Protection - Meets and exceeds ANSI Z87.1 high velocity impact safety and optical standards.

    WILEY X Young Force Sports Protective

    The design, look and quality of this collection offer the perfect combination of cool factor and flexibility, while providing full protection.

    All Young Force models are delivered with clear safety and rated polycarbonate lenses, and they can easily be glazed, see our Prescription Available icon for more details. These glasses make children, whether they use to prescription lenses or not, feel safe while providing them with optimal vision, when they engage in their favourite sports and spare time activities. 

    The Young Force sports protective eyewear meets the stringent ASTM F803 standard, which requires the eyewear to withstand 0.5-1 6mm projectiles fired at speeds up to 150km/h. This standard also requires absolute optical performance in Refractive Tolerance, Astigmatism, Power Imbalance and many other factors.

      Range: Wiley X Sports Protective
      Frame Colour: Rock Candy Pink
      Lens Colour: Clear
      Product Code: YFFLA01
      Fit Face Size:
      • Small
      • Medium

      Dimensions (DBL & Width):

      Lens Diameter Bridge Width Arm Length Frame Width
      Lens Diam. Bridge Width Arm Length Frame Width
      48 17 125 125

      Environmental Suitability:

      Key Features at a glance

      Anti-Slip Nose PieceAnti-Slip TemplesBranded Icon on TemplesSafety HingesRemovable Elastic StrapDirect

      Polycarbonate Lenses Impact Resistant Lenses 100% Ultraviolet ProtectionScratch Resistant Coating Category 0

      Hard Carrying Case

      Recommended Usage

      Suitable for multi-sports

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