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Maui Jim Lens Materials

 Maui Jim have many lens materials. Each one is slightly different, providing different levels of shatter resistance and weight for example. One thing they all have in common is a high level of protection and an excellent optical experience. When looking for your next pair of sunglasses, it can be confusing when brands name different features unique names. For example Maui Jim have four main lenses with unique names. These are the MauiPure, MauiBrilliant, SuperThin Glass (ST) and Maui Evolution. We explain a little more about what each lens offers to try and help when looking for your next pair.

Overview

SuperThin Glass

MauiPure®

Maui Evolution®

  MauiBrilliant™

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The Lens Materials

 

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SuperThin (ST)

SuperThin lenses provide the crispest optic available. It offers the best protection against scratches out of all the Maui Jim lenses. Comparing them to a glass lens, the SuperThin lens is 32% thinner and lighter than ordinary glass.

More Info:

ABBE Value*: 58
Weight (Specific Gravity): 2.54
Impact Resistance: ⭐⭐
Scratch Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
*The higher the ABBE value the more that light converges when passing through the lens into the eye. Therefore a clearer more true optical experience is provided.

 

MauiPure®

MauiPure® is the most popular lens material. It is widely used within Maui Jim Products and most Maui Jim products on EyeWearThese feature this lens material. It has a high level of clarity, nearly as high as SuperThin Glass. The MauiPure® is a ‘Jack of all trades’. It benefits from being light, strong and clear.

More Info:

ABBE Value*: 52
Weight (Specific Gravity): 1.02
Impact Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Scratch Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐
*The higher the ABBE value the more that light converges when passing through the lens into the eye. Therefore a clearer more true optical experience is provided.

 

 

 

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Maui Evolution

Maui Evolution is the product of combining Maui Jim’s SuperThin and Polycarbonate lenses. This hybrid only features in a few Maui Jim products. It is lightweight and impact resistant. This makes the Maui Evolution a bit of a middle of the class all rounder.

More Info:

ABBE Value*: 43
Weight (Specific Gravity): 1.31
Impact Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐
Scratch Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐

*The higher the ABBE value the more that light converges when passing through the lens into the eye. Therefore a clearer more true optical experience is provided.

MauiBrilliant™

MauiBrilliant™ is the most advanced lens material that Maui Jim provide. It’s optics are nearly as clear as glass yet weigh one third of the weight of glass. With a combination of clear optics and a lightweight feel, these lenses are perfect for everyday. They ensure a good basis to see the world around better.

More Info:

ABBE Value*: 56
Weight (Specific Gravity): 1.00
Impact Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐
Scratch Resistance: ⭐⭐⭐

*The higher the ABBE value the more that light converges when passing through the lens into the eye. Therefore a clearer more true optical experience is provided.

 

 

 

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