Face Protection

V-Gard® Frames

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).
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V-Gard® Coated Visors for Demanding Applications

V-Gard coated sheet visors reliably protect against impact, chemical splash, UltraViolet radiation, molten metal splash and electric arc. They feature a premium Antifog/Antiscratch coating to provide higher comfort, improved safety and increased lifetime. They can be worn in combination with helmet mounted ear muffs. Special visor versions are available for V-Gard chin protectors.
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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.
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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.
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