V-Gard® Frames and HeadgearView all products
V-Gard® Accessory Cap Frame
Designed to easily attach accessories to MSA's industry leading hard hats without any disassembly. Compatible with MSA visors and other above-the-neck hard hat accessories.
Metal Frames are designed and tested to perform to requirements with MSA slotted or unslotted Caps or Full Brim Hats. The coil spring offers easy loading onto helmet, while the side clips provide quick and simple attachment for V-Gard Visors. Designed for elevated temperature enivronments!
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).
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® VisorsView all products
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.
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 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.
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® Chin ProtectorsView all products
Welding ProductsView all products
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.
Defender®+ Industrial ProductsView all products
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.