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MSA Cairns® 1836 Traditional Composite Fire Helmet


New Cairns 1836 Traditional Fire Helmet offers comfort, ease of adjustment, light weight, low ride height, and ease of cleaning. The Cairns 1836 Traditional Fire Helmet heralds in a new era of performance with innovative features, without compromising quality, durability, and safety that is expected from MSA Cairns.


  • One of the lightest weight traditional-style helmets on the market
  • Low ride height helps provide excellent comfort and balance
  • New anchor base for quick assembly and disassembly
  • Quick-connect soft goods and earlaps for ease of cleaning
  • New articulating Defender® Visor
  • New expanded and pivoting ratchet offers adjustable fit for diverse head sizes, hairstyles, and headwear

Technical Specs

  • Designed for easy cleaning, can be taken apart in minutes for easy inspection and cleaning
  • Lightweight and low ride height, one of the lightest helmets on the market with a low ride height that helps provide excellent balance and comfort
  • Patent-pending Slid-Lok system means no specific tool is needed to assemble and disassemble the helmet
  • Articulating Defender® Visor articulates forward and back up to 14 degrees, designed to stow in the fire helmet and deploys easily with a gloved hand
  • Large D-ring and clamp, design make storage and hanging of accountability tags easy, clamp securely fastens the edge trim to the helmet shell
  • New leather fronts and holder designs, new 5.5" front and holder design option with five new style choices, customizable with department identification
  • Quick-Connect soft goods and earlaps, few hook and loop fasteners offer excellent durability while quick-connect system enhances ease of attaching or detaching for cleaning
  • Redesigned soft goods utilize TenCate Tecasafe® Plus TechT4™ material, “TechT4™ feels just like a t-shirt while offering lightweight, comfortable FR protection where you need it most—next to skin. Integrated wicking COOLDERM TECHNOLOGY offers enhanced moisture management to promote body temperature regulation and breathability. The base component of the multi-layer FR system, Tech T4™ offers comfort with no-melt / no-drip next-to-skin protection.”
  • Laser engraved labeling and RFID tag, improved helmet label durability and built-in RFID tag enable integration with FireGrid™, simplifying asset management

Extended Information

  • Applications: Emergency Response, Firefighting
  • Country of Origin: USA
  • HS-Code / Commodity Code / Customs Tariff Code: 6506.10.6075
  • Item Height (mm): 203.2
  • Item Length (mm): 387.35
  • Item Weight (kg): 1.52
  • Item Width (mm): 304.8
  • Markets: Fire Service
  • Material: Fiberglass
  • Packaging: Box
  • Retirement Age: 10 Years
  • Size: Standard

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