Hard Hat incorporates cooling vents.

Press Release Summary:

V-Gard® Advance(TM) Cap has 6 cooling vents along crown for air circulation and user comfort. Additional offerings include 4- or 6-point Fas-Trac® ratchet suspension and rain gutter. Lateral contours above ear offer capability to integrate hearing protection, while Glaregard(TM) underbrim reduces reflective glare. Available in 7 colors, hat includes absorbent sweatband and meets/exceeds applicable requirements for Type I helmets as outlined in ANSI Z89.1-1997.

Original Press Release:

MSA's Cool Advance in Head Protection has 6 Cooling Vents

PITTSBURGH, Pa., February 2002-It's a COOL new hardhat! MSA's new V-Gard® Advance(TM) Cap has six large cooling vents along the crown for improved air circulation and comfort.

If you are looking for a "cooler" hardhat, or if you prefer a 6-point suspension or a "rain gutter" on your hardhat, try a new V-Gard Advance Cap. Lateral contours above the ear offer easy integration of hearing protection, and MSA's patented Glaregard(TM) underbrim reduces reflective glare. The new soft, absorbent sweatband increases comfort and cooling.

The Advance cap is stocked with a 4- or 6-point Fas-Trac® ratchet suspension. Choose from seven colors. Custom-imprinting and other suspensions are available.

V-Gard Advance Caps meet or exceed the applicable requirements for a Type I helmet (top impact) as outlined in ANSI Z89.1-1997, for a Class C helmet (no electrical protection).

For more information, call your MSA distributor or 1-800-MSA-2222, and request Bulletin 0621-01. MSA's Web site is www.MSAnet.com.

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