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Are metal or plastic glasses better?

Metal frames are better than plastic variants when it comes to fit. Metal frames have a very minimalist look and are generally a lot thinner and more lightweight than the plastic glasses frames. Also, glasses with metal frames come with nose pads to help you keep them in place.

In the previous article, we discussed “Can carbon fiber glasses be adjusted?”. In this article, let’s talk about “Are metal or plastic glasses better?”.

When buying glasses, we should not only pay attention to the quality of the lens, but also the material of the frame. If the material is not selected well, it may cause a lot of discomfort when wearing the glasses. For example, if it is not too tight, it will make people's head hurt very much. Therefore, it is very important to choose a good spectacle frame material. So, how do you know which spectacle frame material is better?

How to choose a spectacle frame

First of all, we must clarify what are the specific materials of the spectacle frames on the market. At present, the more commonly used glasses frame materials are sheet material, aluminum-magnesium alloy, natural wood, and bamboo materials. Of course, there are other materials such as titanium, TR90, and ULTEM.

Secondly, we have to make it clear that the texture brought by each different material is different, and each has its own advantages. For example, plastic glasses frames are made of sheet materials, which are characterized by easy processing and relatively lightweight. They are generally not easy to deform at room temperature. And the spectacle frame made of metal material is relatively strong, light, and beautiful. Therefore, to learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type of spectacle frame, we can meet our different needs according to each different material.(

Plate glasses frame

Sheet glasses frames are generally made of high-tech plastic memory sheets. Its appearance is beautiful and fashionable, and its styles are diverse. Therefore, plank glasses are easier to match with clothes, which can show the personality and style of the wearer.

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Alloy glasses frame

Spectacle frames made of the alloy have relatively high hardness, are more resistant to friction, are not easy to fade, have a better texture, and are made of more styles, which are essential for fashionistas.

TR90 glasses frame

TR90 is not easy to deform and break, and it can withstand high temperatures and strong impacts. In addition, its material is relatively light, so many young people also like such glasses frames.

Tungsten carbon glasses frame

Tungsten carbon material, one of the obvious advantages of this material is that it has good toughness and is ultra-lightweight. People will feel no pressure when wearing such glasses. It is good if you are a sportsperson who chooses it.

Magnesium aluminum spectacle frame

One of the characteristics of magnesium-aluminum spectacle frames is that they are resistant to corrosion, sweat and wear. In addition, spectacle frames made of magnesium-aluminum are also rich in color and look very textured, so many business people like to use such spectacle frames to display Its own charm.

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