The Optyl material

Optyl is a plastic material invented in 1968. Produced by the condensation of phosgene on a bisphenol, it is then added with a hardener to then be molded or cast. It is a very light thermoelastic material (1.1g/Cm3) and hypoallergenic. Compared to acetate it is 30% lighter and the manufacturing costs of this material are lower.

The benefits of Optyl

The advantages of this material are numerous; first of all, the Optyl is very light and therefore very comfortable to wear. It is also important to specify that this material is non-flammable, it therefore has a high resistance to heat and is hypoallergenic . In addition, it does not deteriorate in contact with sweat or cosmetic products thanks to its special surface coating. It can also be colored at will either by adding a dye during manufacture or by coloring baths when the frame parts are finished. A great innovation for all spectacle wearers .

Shape memory test of a pair of Optyl glasses

The frame shown here without the lenses is placed in a bottle to demonstrate the elastic and shape-memory resistant properties of Optyl. Despite the deformations induced by the passage of the frame through the neck, the Optyl frame resumed its initial shape once inside the bottle.

Our Optyl blue light blocking glasses

Find frames made with this material among Hugo Boss glasses and Gucci glasses . All these frames are available as anti-blue light glasses for the youngest or as reading glasses for presbyopes after 40 years.