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Klein Tools’® New KARBN™ Hard Hats Provide Protection with Sleek New Look

Mar. 10, 2021 (Lincolnshire, Ill.) – Klein Tools (www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, launches a new line into its award-winning hard hat family, the new Klein KARBN Hard Hats, offering protection from front, back and side impacts, with long term comfort, amazing fit and a sleek new look.




KARBN Hard Hats:

  • KARBN pattern is a hydro-dipped film applied to PC/ABS composite hard hat surface
  • Tested to Type-I ANSI Z89.1(2014)-R2019, CSA Z94.1-15 Reaffirmed 2020, EN397:2012, and EN12492:2012 standards for top, front/back and side impact, penetration and lateral deformation
    • Class E: Tested up to 20kV of protection
  • Patent-pending accessory mounts on front and back ensure Klein headlamps attach securely and precisely – no straps needed!
  • Premium blue Sweatband and Top Pad with advanced evaporative technology for hours of cooling
    • These accessories are padded and breathable, machine washable, and replaceable (also sold separately)
  • 4-point suspension offers stability and secure fit; open-frame design for optimal air circulation
  • Large ratchet knob for easy one-handed adjustment – even with gloves on
  • Pivoting suspension designed to help clear bandanas knots and ponytails
  • Models #60346 and #60347 include the Rechargeable Auto-Off 400-Lumen Headlamp (#56048)
  • Model #60347 (Class C) features Klein’s exclusive adjustable side vents to manage air circulation
  • Large adjustable vents (Class C only) – open or close for optimal air circulation in hot and cold weather
  • Reflective stickers offer easy multi-angle visibility

Cat. No.

Safety Helmet Description




KARBN™ Full Brim Hard Hat




KARBN™ Full Brim Hard Hat w/ Rechargeable Auto-Off Headlamp*




KARBN™ Full Brim Hard Hat, Vented w/ Rechargeable Auto-Off Headlamp*




*Includes Rechargeable Auto-Off Headlamp (Cat. No. 56048)

“Klein Tools’ new line of KARBN hard hats have the latest innovations in long-term comfort, fit and head protection safety, continuing Klein’s commitment to being a leader in all three,” says Shantanu Deshpande, senior product manager at Klein Tools. “In addition to the safety, comfort and fit that trade professionals have come to expect from Klein Tools’ hard hats, the new look KARBN models come with an added dimension of comfort and safety by integrating evaporative cooling technology into our sweatband and top pad for more effective cooling on hot days.”

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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Media Contact:
Klein Tools Marketing Team
Office: 847.821.4145

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