Ultra Clear Frameless Mask
The Dive Rite Ultra Clear Frameless Mask is a smart quality mask with a large single, tempered glass lens with fewer impurities for a better quality view in the water. The frameless design bonds the silicone skirt directly to the lens for a less bulky mask and reduced internal volume.
Who's the Frameless Mask For?
Any diver or snorkeller who can appreciate a high quality glass lens and wide field of vision with a smart silicone skirt. The black frameless design is prefered by advanced technical divers but is suitable for anybody.
A simple black mask will match a simple black snorkel like the Dual. All masks require preparation and treatment to remove contaminants on the lens like release agents and sunblock. A brand new mask will need preparation with something like Sea Buff and before every dive a quick Defog Spray will keep your mask from fogging up.
- Frameless silicone design
- Single, tempered, ultra clear glass lens
- Wide angle field-of-view
- Soft matte silicone skirt and strap
- Double seal face skirt
- Easily adjustable mask strap buckles
- Protective case included
Dive Rite Ultra Clear Frameless Mask - Features
?Some mask lenses are specially coated to improve colour / light characters. Most coatings work by reducing the amount of light that is reflected as it passes through the glass, reducing glare and reflections and improving brightness within the mask.
?Masks are available with either an external (Frame) or internal (Frameless) which gives the mask it's structural strength.
Somes advantages of an external frame design are replacement of parts as the mask can usually be dismantled into its component parts and some manufacturers offer off the shelf corrective lenses which can be retro fitted.
The advantages of a frameless design are that the mask is usually of a lower profile (less internal volume) which masks clearing easier, the skirt wraps around the internal frame providing a more flexible seamless finish and the overall weight of the mask is reduced.
?The main lenses are available in two different configurations, Single and Twin.
Single lens masks provide a more open vision as the frame between the centre of the eyes is removed, this also typically results in a lower profile mask.
Twin lens masks can allow for individual corrective lenses to be retro fitted, completely replacing the original lenses.
?A low profile mask offers the smallest internal volume possible, making clearing easier.
?Some masks allow off the shelf perscription lenses to be retro fitted to the mask, completely replacing the original lenses.
?A one way purge valve can be incorporated into the frame or nose section to allow for hassle free mask clearing. The diver just needs to tilt his/her head to allow the water to flow to the valve and be purged out.
?Side lenses are small glass panels which provide better peripheral vision and also increase the amount of light that is able to enter the mask.
The lenses can either be fitted directly to the main lenses to offer a seamless field of view or as separate lenses built into the side of the mask frame.
?The vast majority of mask skirts are made from silicone, a flexible and comfortable material.
Cheaper masks can use similar but for rigid versions such as Silita or PVC and do not seal as well as silicone.
Higher specification masks are now using a more advanced silicone to improve the softness of the silicone without affecting the expected life (or even improving the life using additives to prevent the silicone becoming discoloured or brittle over time)
We offer free standard delivery on orders over £50.
Standard delivery is £3.70 for orders under £50. You will receive your order 2 - 4 days from the date of despatch.
Next Working Day is £6.50.