The advantage of a bench magnifier is that it is hands free. Before selecting a bench magnifier consider the following:
What power bench magnifier do I need?
The higher the power of
the magnifying lens the smaller the field of view and the shorter the work distance,
Choose a bench magnifying glass or bench
magnifying lamp that will have the proper magnification at a comfortable work distance. A very high power may not be your
best bench magnifier results wear your glasses.
Do I need a bench magnifier with
decrease light transmission.
provide your own adequate lighting or select a bench magnifying glass with light lamp.
Bench-top magnifiers are available with either
LED or a fluorescent light source.
Types of workbench magnifiers:
Clamp-on Bench Magnifier: This type of bench magnifier will clamp on to the edge of your workbench, desk or table.
Top or Desktop Bench Magnifier: This type of bench magnifier sits
on your workbench, table or desk.
Free Standing Floor Bench Magnifying Glass-:Stand alone workbench magnifying glass with floor base.
Wearable Bench Magnifying Glasses: Headband magnifiers and clip on magnifiers for workbench applications
Bench magnifier, bench magnifying glass, benchtop magnifier, workbench magnifying glass, magnifying bench lamp
and shop magnifying glass are the same type magnifier.