Weighing a pound less than the closest competitor, the GenVX® offers the most cooling options, plus removable cheek pads for added comfort.
GenVX is the lightest, coolest, most comfortable, and most dependable helmet on the market.
Bullard expertise in blast PPE goes way back. In fact, our company invented the hard hat in 1919. When we developed the original supplied air respirator and blast helmet for the workers sandblasting steel during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge soon afterward, we used our head protection expertise to provide steelworkers with the best design.
Since then, we’ve continuously researched, developed, produced, and improved head protection and respiratory PPE for abrasive blasters all over the world. Our credentials span decades, continents, and a wide variety of jobsites, including:
Understand more about what makes the GenVX blasting helmet the best in the industry
Choose the lightest helmet for
The GenVX is a full pound lighter than any other blast helmet available. This lightweight helmet is still a workhorse on the job site, standing up to the roughest blasting conditions.
Superior strength-to-weight ratio
The durability of this helmet is due to its smart design and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) construction.
Streamlined air delivery
The helmet’s integrated, molded-in airflow tunnel delivers airflow without the need for heavy inserts or inner shells.
Backed by a two year warranty, even the
The comprehensive 2-year warranty on the GenVX helmet shows Bullard stands behind this equipment. Bullard will replace any broken component of the helmet, including the shell, within two years of purchase.
Keep workers cooler and
Smart, over-the-top airflow surrounds your head while also preventing fogging. Spacious design inside the shell keeps air moving freely; no sticky pads or inserts.
Blasters need a helmet that’s stable and balanced, with no pressure points. That’s why the GenVX has a centered breathing tube, a suspension system that evenly distributes weight, and removable adjustable cheek pads.
Support products made and
assembled in the USA
GenVX blasting helmets are designed, made, and assembled in Cynthiana, Kentucky. Bullard has been designing and building the leading blasting helmets in the USA for more than 80 years.
That’s a long history in blast helmets.
Bullard knows blasting PPE. That’s why the lightest, coolest, most comfortable, and most dependable blasting helmet is the GenVX by Bullard.
See the GenVX helmet up close,
inside and out
Bullard designed a blasting helmet that knows how tough a blaster’s job is. Blasters can focus on their work and not their rough environment, with the following features:
Tech Specs: Give Blasters a helmet
designed for the way they work
|1,000 Assigned Protection Factor (APF)|
|ANSI/ISEA Z89.1, Type 1, Class C|
|ANSI/ISEA Z87, Z87+ High Impact Face Protection|
|Wide 4” x 9.75” viewing area|
|0.040” Tristan inner lens and 0.015” PETG outer lens|
|Adhesive-backed Mylar lens covers or tinted lenses available|
|Weighs 2 lbs with helmet suspension; 2.25 lbs including cheek pads|
|6-point suspension with Flex-Gear® ratchet and 1” wide nylon webbing|
|Adjustable to fit sizes 6.5 – 8|
|8 oz. nylon denier cape, 28” standard|
|Continuous steel cable attachment on cape|
Consult your respirator’s NIOSH Approval Label to determine capability
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"It’s perfect. It feels just like a hat. GenVX is the lightest blasting helmet I’ve ever worn."
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