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Our Buying Guide To Riley Eyewear

Wednesday, 27 January 2021  |  Admin

Riley are an award-winning UK manufacturer of safety eyewear, a brand of consistent excellence in terms of both performance and quality. With such a large array of eyewear however, it can be difficult to find the right pair.

Here at Safety Goggles, we work with a variety of the UK’s top eyewear manufacturers, so we know what makes a good pair of safety glasses. That’s why we’ve used our expertise to create this buying guide, so you can easily choose the right pair of Riley spectacles.

Which Riley Models Do You Stock?

In this guide we’ll review each of the following Riley models. If you know what you’re looking for, you can skip to the product with a single click:

  • Chrona: Contemporary universal goggles
  • Elipta: Sport style safety glasses
  • Retna: Lightweight and wide-style glasses
  • Fresna: Slim glasses for electricians
  • Quadro: Panoramic styled goggles
  • Fabri: Frameless and cost effective
  • Sesto: Slimline and panoramic
  • Stream: Solid and and wraparound

Riley Chrona – Contemporary Universal Fit Glasses

Style: Glasses

Positives:

 Adjustable pair of ergonomic safety spectacles
 Designed to fit the vast majority of faces
 TPE rubber temple tips provide a good level of grip
 Soft nose bridge for lasting comfort through long shifts

Negatives:

 Heavier than other Riley safety glasses (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 9.5 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear, Grey, Indoor/Outdoor 

Riley Elipta – Sturdy Sport style Glasses

Style: Glasses

Positives:

 Robust pair of sport style safety glasses
 Highly flexible temple tips for an optimal fit
 Attractive blend of colours for a stylish look
 Polycarbonate hinges offer secure comfort

Negatives:

 Bright and stylish design might not suit everyone (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 8 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear, Grey 

Riley Retna – Lightweight Wide Vision Glasses

Riley Retna Safety GlassesStyle: Glasses

Positives:

 Lightweight pair of wide lens glasses
 Extremely light frames for superb comfort
 Single wide vision lenses provide large field of vision
 Lateral protection through a deep, close fit

Negatives:

 Not as robust as other Riley glasses (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 9 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear, Grey, Blue 

Riley Fresna – Slim Electrician’s Glasses

Riley Fresna Safety GlassesStyle: Glasses

Positives:

 Strong slimline glasses for electricians
 Wide lenses offer excellent peripheral vision
 Free of metal for protection against electrical arcs
 Slim temples for compatibility with ear defenders

Negatives:

 Not as stylish as other glasses (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 8 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear, Grey 

Riley Quadro – Panoramic Goggle Glasses

Riley Quadro Safety GlassesStyle: Goggles/Glasses

Positives:

 Versatile pair of sport style glasses
 Switch from secure goggles to deft glasses
 Inner TPE foam frame provides enduring comfort
 Single piece panoramic lenses offer wide peripheral vision

Negatives:

 Lack of lens variety (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 8 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear 

Riley Fabri – Economic Frameless Glasses

Riley Fabri Safety GlassesStyle: Glasses

Positives:

 Lightweight pair of smoke-tinted glasses
 Frameless design offers a lightweight, streamlined design
 Cost-effective price, ideal for companies looking to bulk buy
 Patented “self-adjusting” temple tip technology

Negatives:

 Not as compact or versatile as other glasses (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 9.75 base lenses

Lenses Available: Smoke 

Riley Sesto – Modern Slimline Panoramic Glasses

Riley Sesto Safety GlassesStyle: Glasses

Positives:

 Pair of sleek panoramic safety glasses
 Highest panoramic lens curvature for optimal lens clarity
 Sporting sleek frame offers comfort with ear defenders
 Temple tip slots aid attachment of hang cords

Negatives:

 Largest lens curvature isn’t to everyone’s taste (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 10.5 base lenses

Lenses Available: Clear, Amber 

Riley Stream – Solid Wraparound Glasses

Riley Stream Safety GlassesStyle: Glasses

Positives:

 Pair of polycarbonate wraparound safety glasses
 Anti-scratch and anti-fog coating for longevity
 Thermoplastic rubber temples fit comfortably
 Advanced UV400 protection for bright environments

Negatives:

 No clear lens variants available (See Our Solution)

Lens Curvature: 9.5 base lenses

Lenses Available: Amber, Smoke

Which Models Are Available with Which Lenses?

While we have included a list of different lenses available with each model, you might be looking for a more visual guide. Check out the table below for a quick indication of what each Riley model has in store:

Standard Lenses

Specialised Lenses

Riley Model Indoor/Outdoor Blue
Chrona
Retna

Conclusion

We hope this guide has helped you understand the main styles of Riley’s range of protective eyewear. See our full range of Riley Eyewear to find out more.

Do you have a favourite style of Riley safety eyewear? Let us know which spectacles you’ve been using and why you like them in the comments below!

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