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V-Gard® Visors for Welding, Cutting and Brazing Applications

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.

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Features & Benefits

  • Suitable for most applications where welding, cutting and brazing hazards exist.
  • Molded for superior optical quality
  • Wider design for improved resistance to impact and infrared (IR) radiation hazards, up to Shade 3 or Shade 5, depending on model
  • Thickness helps prevent warping, cracking and crazing. 
  • Ideal shape to combine with helmet-mounted ear muffs
  • Special Versions to adapt V-Gard Retractable or Standard Chin Protector.

  • Designed for use with V-Gard Frames and V-Gard Headgear

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  • Welding

Approvals & Certifications

USA Approvals

Canadian Approvals

European Union

EN166 marking explanation=
"3" Light transmittance 8.5%-17.8% (Welding - % UV % IR)
"5" Light transmittance 1.2%-3.2% (Welding - % UV % IR)
"4-3"  Light transmittance 8.5-17.8% (IR EN171)
"4-5" 1.2-3.2% (IR EN171)

"1" highest optical quality for permanent use
“B” High speed particles with medium energy impact (120 m/s)
“T” Additional resistance at extreme temperatures (–5 and +55 °C) 
“3” Liquid droplets and splash
“9” Non-adherence of molten metal and resistance to penetration of hot solids


Australia/New Zealand

  • AS/NZS 1337.1:2010

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