Wiley X PT-1 Spectacle

Wiley-X PT-1 Spectacle
Wiley-X PT-1 Spectacle. Photo courtesy Wiley-X..

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Wiley-X PT-1 Spectacle

  • Physical/Functional
    • Frame provides a 90-degree wrap-back.
    • Adjustable clear, non-slip rubber nosepiece.
    • Neoprene rubber temple tips grip head and hold frame firmly balanced.
    • Micro Fiber case is included for cleaning and storage.
    • Interchangeable lenses have scratch resistant coating.
    • One size fits all.
  • Performance/Protection
    • Ballistic-fragment protection meets MIL-PRF-31013 requirements.
    • Compliant with all ANSI Z87.1-2003 optical performance and protection requirements.
    • Clear and sunglass lenses offer 100% Ultra Violet protection.
    • Does not provide laser hazard protection.
  • Components/Materials
    • Frame: Black plastic/neoprene rubber, clear, non-slip rubber nosepiece.
    • Ballistic Lens: 8 Base, 2.3mm thick shatterproof polycarbonate (clear and sunglass).
    • Strap: Elastic.
    • Storage Case: Black Micro Fiber.

The Wiley X PT-1 spectacle is a commercially available interchangeable, single shield design for eye protection. Lens meets and exceeds ANSI Z87.1-2003, ANS Z80.3 safety / optical standards. Lens provides U.V. protection. The PT-1 does not have designated sizes, as one size fits all. Lens has scratch resistant coatings for longer life. Lens can be interchanged based on time of day and environment. Frame provides a 90-degree wrap-back, eliminating tunnel vision. Clear, non-slip rubber nosepiece is adjustable. Neoprene rubber temple tips grip head and hold frame firmly balanced. Includes 2 sets, shatterproof polycarbonate lenses (smoke green, clear). Micro Fiber case is included for cleaning and storage. One size fits all.

Wiley-X PT-1 Spectacle provides excellent ballistic protection, but does not provide eye protection from laser hazards. If a mission requires laser eye protection, the soldier must wear the Sun-Wind-Dust Goggles (SWDG), Ballistic-Laser Protective Spectacles (B-LPS), or Special Protective Eyewear Cylindrical System (SPECS) (with laser lenses).

NSN Table for Wiley-X PT-1 Spectacle Components

Item NSN
Wiley X PT-1 Spectacle Kit (clear & smoke green sunglass) 4240-01-510-7853
Wiley X PT-1 Spectacle Kit (clear, light rust, & smoke green sunglass) 4240-01-510-7851
Wiley X PT-1 Single Lens System (clear) 4240-01-510-7848
Wiley X PT-1 Single Lens System (smoke green) 4240-01-510-7847
Wiley X PT-1 Single Lens System (light rust) 4240-01-510-7845
Wiley X PT-1 Clear Replacement Lenses (50 Pack) 4240-01-528-5900
Wiley X PT-1 Smoke Replacement Lenses (50 Pack) 4240-01-528-5901
Wiley X PT-1 Replacement Hard Case 4240-01-528-5902

Wiley X PT-1 Spectacle Kit includes: frame, 2 or 3 lenses, elastic strap, and carrying case.

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