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.

Part Number


Weight: 0.270 KG (0.595 LB)

  • Suitable for applications where welding, cutting and brazing hazards exist.
  • Special visors, called nitrometers, work with V-Gard Retractable or Standard Chin Protectors
Markets: Construction, Construction, General Industry, Oil & Gas, Utilities
Applications: Welding

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