Welding Helmets and Adapters for Hard Hats
MSA and Miller welding helmets and hard hat adapters are designed specifically for use with many MSA hard hats. A top level of protection to help prevent eye injury and skin burns with the options of passive and active welding helmets designed to protect and perform in demanding welding, cutting and grinding applications. The 'X-Mode' auto-darkening technology is one more feature to increase welding safety in all industries.
V-Gard® Headgear General Purpose and Elevated Temperature - Extended Crown
V-Gard Headgear, in combination with wide range of V-Gard Visors, offers a comprehensive face protection system that can be used when a helmet is not needed. Available in General Purpose and Elevated Temperature Versions (Extended Crown, tested to withstand heat up to 400°F/204°C).
Welding Shields, Goggles and Accessories
Crafted to protect a welder’s eyes and face, our thermal plastic welding shields safeguard against infrared burns, flying sparks and other hazards. When protection from overhead hazards is required, our versatile shields may be attached to protective headwear with various MSA accessories. Our protective eyewear fits over many prescription glasses and features a shade #5 lens.
The standard slotted frame works ideally with any MSA slotted helmet. The universal frame featuring a heavy-duty, flat, rubber strap can be used with slotted and non-slotted MSA helmets. With the unique sloped frame design material slides off the frame and out of site. The optional debris control creates a tight seal between helmet and frame. The elevated temperature versions withstand temps up to 350ºF (176ºC).
V-Gard® Visors PC for General Purpose
MSA polycarbonate visors reliably protect against impact, chemical splash and UltraViolet radiation. They are the perfect solution for general and basic applications and can be worn with helmet-mounted ear muffs.
Visor for Radiant Heat/Elevated Temperatures
These special visors are thick, molded and reflective coated to protect against damage from impact, radiation and heat. The reflective coating reflects at least >60% of InfraRed from the surface of the visor, away from the wearer. Ideal for hot working conditions, such as foundries, steel mills, and blast furnaces.
V-Gard® Arc Visors
These PC visors are engineered to help protect against impact and dangerous arc flash hazards. They are perfect for electrical workers and electricians working with high-voltage connections. Note: V-Gard Arc Visors are intended to be used only with dielectric frames and helmets.
V-Gard® Visors for Welding, Cutting and Brazing Applications
V-Gard polycarbonate shaded visors are thick and molded to protect against damage from impact, elevated temperatures, weld spatter and infrared (IR) radiation. Ideal for autogenous welding, metal pouring, gas soldering and light cutting/brazing, they’re engineered for heavy-duty use.
V-Gard® Propionate Visors for Chemical and Splash
V-Gard Propionate Visors provide impact protection, and are good for those applications where chemical splash hazards also exist. They offer increased impact protection and superior optical quality over acetate visors.
V-Gard® Mesh Visors for General Purpose Applications
MSA V-Gard Mesh Visors provide maximum ventilation in humid working conditions. Lightweight and durable – great for outdoor applications such as brush clearing and trimming. Ideal combination with helmet-mounted ear muffs.
V-Gard® Visors PC for Heavy Duty Purpose
MSA molded polycarbonate visors offer superior protection from flying debris, splash, UV radiation and molten metal. Being molded makes them optically correct, and helps ensure clear vision and reduced eye fatigue. The anti-fog and anti-scratch coatings increase comfort and improve wear.
Defender®+ Frames, Headgear and Visors
Our goal at MSA is to continue to provide the most technologically advanced products to meet your ever-changing safety needs. Unless otherwise noted, the Defender products listed on this page are slated for phase out once corresponding V-Gard System face protection products are available as replacements. Users will be given ample notice of discontinuation via our newsletters and website once these Defender products are slated for discontinuation.