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    Product focus: Head/face protection

    October 1, 2012

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    ​Related content: Trends in head/face protection


    Hard hat with UV exposure sensor

    The H-700 Series Uvicator Sensor hard hat changes color from red to white as it is exposed to UV light, alerting the wearer that the hard hat needs to be replaced. Features include a replaceable brow pad, a short brim for better upward visibility, slots for accessory attachment and an optional six-point strap.

    3M

     

     



    Vented safety helmet

    The Serpent Vented Safety Helmet features a CoolSense airflow system and six vents along the peak of the helmet to promote heat release and keep workers cool. A cushioned brow pad absorbs perspiration and a rain trough diverts water from workers’ faces. The Serpent’s shell is made of high-density polyethylene that provides impact protection without adding weight.

    Gateway Safety Inc.


    Welding helmet

    The Jackson Safety REALTREE Camouflage welding helmet is designed to be lightweight, protective and easy to wear. Weighing only 6 ounces, the helmet has three different lens options and a Hydraflex shell that helps reduce neck tension. It features sensitivity and delay adjustments and large, separate buttons with an LED indicator for weld, torch and grind modes.

    Kimberly-Clark Professional

     

     



     

    Faceshield

    The ArcFlash Faceshield is certified to meet NFPA 70E and ANSI+ high-impact standards. It features excellent color definition, a specially formulated anti-fog window and an impact-absorbing six-point hard hat with ratchet suspension. The faceshield has an arc rating of 9.9 cal/cm2 and curves naturally to fit facial contours for reliable protection. The polycarbonate shield is impact- and splash-resistant.

    Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.



     

    Face protection product line

    The V-Gard Accessory System is a fully integrated face protection line featuring frames, visors and chin protectors. Ten V-Gard frames offer optional debris control and easy visor and frame installation/removal, as well as compatibility with earmuffs, half-mask respirators and other personal protective equipment. The visors are ideal for general use; chemical and splash protection; elevated temperature environments; welding, cutting and brazing; and arc flash protection.

    MSA, The Safety Company


    Hard hat

    The JSP Evolution 6100 Hard Hat features a high-density polyethylene shell with five raised channels running across the top for strength and a longer back for extra protection. A unique “3D adjustment” provides precise helmet fit using harness depth settings, and the hat’s OneTouch Slip Ratchet can be adjusted with one finger.

    Protective Industrial Products



     

    Auto-darkening welding helmet

    The Viking 3350 Series auto-darkening welding helmet has top-quality LCD optics for a clear, natural view in varied ambient light settings. The solar-powered helmet, augmented with a user-replaceable lithium battery, is ideal for stick, TIG, pulsed TIG, MIG, pulsed MIG and flux-cored welding, as well as gouging and grinding. It weighs only 21 ounces.

    Lincoln Electric Co.
     

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