Cobalt Blue Face Shields for Molten Metal Applications: Protect Your Eyes from the “Sodium Line”

Mill & foundry workers of the molten metal industry face no shortage of potential on-the-job hazards, not the least of which is extreme radiant & infrared heat emitting from the molten materials. Common PPE in steel and other types of mills include aluminized suits & gloves, hardhats, and heat reflective face shields. In addition to […]

Toric Face Shields: 6 Advantages Over Cylindrical Face Shields

A face shield will come in different shapes and designs depending on the application in which it’s being used and the manufacturer that makes it. Most face shields for industrial use have historically had a cylindrical curve in which the surface of the shield has a curve that is parallel to the wearer’s face. However, […]

The Paulson Rundown: Face Shield Attachment Systems 101

When it comes to face shields for industrial use, there are two basic components to the overall assembly – the window and the attachment system. The window is the transparent shield that provides the actual face & eye protection, with things like color and material depending on the application. The attachment system will be one […]

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New Weight-Compensating Face Shields for Climbing-Style Safety Helmets

In recent years, climbing-style safety helmets have become increasingly popular in the United States for use in industrial applications due to their more modern, less cumbersome design. These types of safety helmets feature lower profiles, advanced membrane systems and chin straps for increased protection, are more suitable for working in confined spaces, and offer better […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Investment in Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment (PPE) will vary greatly on the specific job, type of protection needed, and any applicable safety regulations. Some of the more common types of PPE include hardhats, gloves, safety glasses, face shields & masks, protective suits & hoods, and ear plugs. In many cases, PPE is often considered to be a last […]

High Heat Face Shields Overview

High Heat Face Shields Overview

High heat face shields are an essential piece of personal protective equipment used to protect the eyes and face from exposure to extreme levels of heat. Polycarbonate is the base material for most high heat face shields, offering numerous benefits such as high impact and temperature resistance. However, since polycarbonate has a heat distortion temperature […]

Paulson Heat Reflective Face Shields: What You Need to Know

Paulson Heat Reflective Face Shields: What You Need to Know

Click to Expand Workers across many industries require adequate protection from various hazards. Metalized heat reflective face shields offer a protective solution for the facial area, protecting the face and eyes from harmful extreme radiant heat, UV light, and infrared (IR) heat & light. What Materials are Used in Our Heat Reflective Face Shields? Paulson […]

Paulson Manufacturing Celebrates 75 Years of Safety

It’s hard to believe that 2022 marks 75 years in business for Paulson Manufacturing. What started with one man and an idea conceived on the battlefield during WWII has evolved into a world-class manufacturer of face & eye protection for industrial workers and first responders around the globe. Since 1947, we’ve been making our products […]

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The Paulson Rundown: Flip-Front Face Shields 101

At Paulson Mfg., we pride ourselves as experts in the field of transparent face & eye protection for industrial workers. Over the years and decades, we have developed and produced face shields for a wide variety of severe industrial applications, including arc flash protection, radiant heat protection and chemical splash protection, as well as general […]

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Radiant Heat Protection for Mill & Foundry Workers

Mill and foundry workers cast molten metal into shapes by melting the metal into a liquid, pouring the metal in a mold, and removing the molded material after the metal has solidified. The most common metals processed are aluminum and cast iron. This process involves an extreme amount of radiant heat, and it is critical […]