Klein Tools® Expands Protection Lineup with Three New Hard Hats

July 19, 2023 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, introduces three new additions to its ever expanding lineup of Hard Hats, with a Full Brim Vented KARBN model as well as Non-Vented Yellow Full Brim and cap style models. 

New Models Offer: 

  • Protection for front, back and side impacts
    • Tested to the latest Type-I ANSI Z89.1 (2014), CSA Z94.1-15, EN397:2012*, and EN12492:2012** standards for top, front/back and side impact, penetration and deformation
  • Sweatband & top pad with advanced evaporative technology to stay comfortable longer
  • KARBN pattern (Cat. No. 60626) is a hydro-dipped film applied to PC/ABS composite hard hat surface
  • Cat. No. 60626 (Class C) features large adjustable vents for optimal air flow
  • Cat. Nos. 60489 and 60535 are Class E rated for up to 20kV of protection
  • Patented front and back mounts for optional Klein accessories – no straps needed
  • 4-point suspension offers stability and secure fit, open frame design for optimal air flow
  • Large ratchet knob for easy one-handed adjustment – even with gloves on

*Full Brim models only, select clauses only

**Select clauses only




Cat. No. 60626

Cat. No. 60535

Cat. No. 60489

Vented, Full brim, Class C, Premium KARBN Pattern

Non-Vented, Cap Style, Class E, Yellow

Non-Vented, Full brim, Class E, Yellow

“With the new additions to our lineup of Hard Hats, Klein Tools continues to develop personal protective equipment with a focus on safety, comfort and fit,” says Shantanu Deshpande, group product manager at Klein Tools. “Our new KARBN model features our adjustable side vents to manage air circulation, and our two new yellow color models join our existing lineup of non-vented Class E hard hats. On top of that, these Hard Hats feature Klein’s exclusive patented mounts (front/back) and universal (side) slots to accommodate Klein headlamps, cooling fan, and safety lamp.”

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.

Klein is a registered trademark of Klein Tools, Inc.

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