Lens Technology

  1. Are Julbo lenses polarized?
    Julbo offers both polarized and non-polarized lenses.    If you want a lens that is both photochromic and polarized, there is the Reactiv All Around 2-3 or the Reactiv High Mountain 2-4. These are great for moderate to extremely bright conditions that have a lot of glare, like on a glacier, on the ... Read more
  2. What is the difference between Reactiv and Spectron lenses?
    Julbo REACTIV photochromic technology immediately adapts your lenses to the prevailing light conditions for ultra-accurate vision, no matter the weather. Reactiv lenses are photochromic, in other words, they will transition based on the brightness of the environment you are in! Reactiv lenses are made of NXT (Trivex) which has the clarity ... Read more
  3. Do Julbo lenses protect from UV?
  4. What does photochromic mean?
    Reactiv lenses are photochromic - that means they will get darker or lighter to match changing light conditions. The lenses darken when exposed to UV light waves.    This is helpful when the weather changes, so you don't have to switch to another lens or take off your sunglasses/goggles.    Julbo offers a variety of ... Read more
  5. What is the difference between HC and LAF?
    HC stands for High Contrast, that is a rose tinted lens which means that the base color of the lens is rose colored. You might also see the letters LAF, that indicates a Light Amplifying lens, which means the tint is yellow.   HC Rose/red tints are ideal for situations with varied terrain ... Read more
  6. How do I clean my Julbo lenses?
    Use warm water and non abrasive soap like Dawn dish soap to wash away gunk from the lens. Rinse them thoroughly and then let them air dry. They should be like new after.    Try not to ever wipe the lens if it has dirt on it. If you want to wipe your lens to get fingerprints ... Read more
  7. Are Spectron 4 lenses polarized?

    Spectron 4 lenses are not polarized. However, they do have an anti-reflective coating, block 95% of visible light (5% VLT) and protect from 100% UV A, B and C rays.