1. #1
    Forum Member

    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Posts
    27

    Post Prevent fogging up of safety glasses?

    Do you guys have any solutions to help prevent the fogging up of safety glasses during extrication? Thanks

  2. #2
    Forum Member
    MQuinones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Posts
    38

    Default

    As long as you dont sweat and get it wet, a small dab of dish soap with no water added might help. Just rub it in till it dries out. I used to do this for my clear hockey face-shield.

  3. #3
    Forum Member
    FWDbuff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Pee-Ayy!
    Posts
    7,412

    Default

    I have heard of guys putting rain-x on their SCBA facepieces and swearing by it, but I dont know how comfy I would be putting a flammable liquid on my facepiece. Glasses however I suppose I would try once.
    "Loyalty Above all Else. Except Honor."

  4. #4
    Forum Member
    DeputyChiefGonzo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2000
    Location
    Somewhere between genius and insanity!
    Posts
    13,584

    Default

    That would be the RainX Anti Fog for interior windows. Once it is dry, it shouldn't be a problem.
    ‎"The education of a firefighter and the continued education of a firefighter is what makes "real" firefighters. Continuous skill development is the core of progressive firefighting. We learn by doing and doing it again and again, both on the training ground and the fireground."
    Lt. Ray McCormack, FDNY

  5. #5
    Forum Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Posts
    23

    Default

    spit always worked on my snorkle mask but havent tried it on any protective eyewear

  6. #6
    Forum Member

    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Posts
    54

    Default

    Hum this came up on a hunting forum ,as glasses fog up when you wear a facemask. One guy said he too used rain X. So 2 days ago when I picked up my new "glasses" I asked about that,here's what they said.

    Don't do that ! rain X is made for glass, glasses are not glass they'er poly this or that and many chemicals can damage them .

    I'm not saying it'll melt your face piece, and damage if any may occur over time, but I don't think I'll be testing it on mine. I guess the manufacturer would be the right ones to ask though .

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Use of safety glasses on a medical scene
    By Tripod in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 09-18-2007, 11:37 AM
  2. Perscription safety glasses
    By JimmyJett in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 08-15-2007, 04:21 PM
  3. best/favorite safety glasses
    By HeavyRescueTech in forum Firefighters Forum
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 09-30-2004, 01:23 PM
  4. Safety Glasses
    By ffdave77 in forum University of Extrication
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 05-29-2004, 11:20 PM
  5. safety glasses for people who wear glasses?
    By firefighter26 in forum Volunteer Forum
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-15-2001, 12:13 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Log in

Click here to log in or register