New Hard Hats Provide Safety, Comfort and Fit for Trade Professionals

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in white, blue and yellow colors that feature accessory mounts on front and back to ensure Klein Tools headlamps attach securely and precisely
  • Offer open-frame design for optimal air circulation and 4-point suspension for stability and secure fit
  • Come with large ratchet knob for easy one-handed adjustment and large adjustable vents for optimal air circulation in hot and cold weather

Original Press Release:

Klein Tools’® New Hard Hats Provide Professionals Safety with All Day Comfort

Sept. 24, 2020 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, has launched an upgrade to its award-winning Hard Hats, designed and built with a continued focus on safety, comfort and fit for trade professionals. All models are now tested and rated for top, front, back, and side impact for added peace of mind without compromising on comfort and fit. The upgraded line features a rechargeable headlamp, hard hat kit models and new colors, offering more choices for different applications.

All Hard Hats:

  • Tested to Type-I ANSI Z89.1(2014), CSA Z94.1-15, EN397:2012, and EN12492:2012 standards for top, front/black and side impact, penetration and lateral deformation (See instructions for details)
  • Patent-pending accessory mounts on front and back ensure Klein Tools headlamps attach securely and precisely – no straps needed
  • Machine-washable padded sweatband & top pad made of sweat-wicking, breathable materials
  • 4-point suspension offers stability and secure fit; and open-frame design for optimal air circulation
  • Large ratchet knob for easy one-handed adjustment – even with gloves on
  • Large adjustable vents (Class C only) open or close for optimal air circulation in hot and cold weather
  • Stacked Klein Tools logo (now on the left side, no coin logo on front)
  • New colors added: Blue (Class E: Cap and Full Brim) and Yellow (Class C: Full Brim)

Type I, Class E Hard Hats (Non-Vented)

  • Non-vented design built for electricians, linemen, and trades that require protection from live power
  • Tested up to 20kV; for use where electrical protection is required

Cat. No.                          Safety Helmet Description                                                Shell Color                       Vented                               Class
60100                                  Cap style, non-vented                                                         White                               NO                                        E
60107                      Cap style, non-vented with Headlamp**                                          White
60107RL                 Cap style, non-vented with Headlamp*                                            White
60248                                 Cap style, non-vented                                                            Blue
60249                                Full brim, non-vented                                                              Blue
60400                                Full brim, non-vented                                                              White
60406RL                 Full brim, non-vented, with Headlamp*                                             White

Type I, Class C Hard Hats (Vented)

  • Large adjustable vents can be opened or closed to control air circulation in hot and cold weather
  • Built for plumbers, carpenters, arborists and general construction trades that don’t require electrical protection but need proper heat management and long-term comfort

Cat. No.                              Safety Helmet Description                                            Shell Color                         Vented                      Class
60105                                     Cap style, vented                                                              White                                 YES                           C
60113RL                           Cap style, vented with Headlamp*                                          White
60401                                      Full brim, vented                                                               White
60407                                Full brim, vented with Headlamp**                                         White
60407RL                           Full brim, vented with Headlamp*                                          White
60262                                         Full brim, vented                                                           Yellow

“Klein Tools’ new generation of hard hats was engineered to ensure trade professionals have the latest innovations in long-term comfort, fit and fall protection safety,” says Shantanu Deshpande, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “This new generation takes all the best features from previous models of our hard hats and improves upon them. By testing for top, front/back and side impact, Klein Tools hard hats give you the added level safety and peace of mind without compromising long-term comfort and great fit that these hard hats are known for.”

For more information, visit www.kleintools.com/new-products or search for #NewKleins on social media.

About Klein Tools
Since 1857 Klein Tools, a family-owned and operated company, has been designing, developing and manufacturing premium-quality, professional-grade hand tools. The majority of Klein tools are manufactured in plants throughout the United States and are the No. 1 choice among professional electricians and other tradespeople. For more information, visit www.kleintools.com.

Media Contact:
Klein Tools Marketing Team
Office: 847.821.4145
marketing@kleintools.com

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