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Petzl A16 Vertex Best

Petzl A16 Vertex Best

This great work helmet meets ANSI Z89.1 - 2003 Type I Class E standards for the North American market.

  • Chin strap designed to decrease the risk of losing the helmet in case of impact during a fall (breaking strength of more than 50 daN, EN 12492 mountaineering helmet standard).
  • Polycarbonate shell, resistant to impacts and wear (meets EN 397 industrial helmet standard and EN 12492 standard).
  • Meets all optional requirements of the EN 397 standard:
    • lateral deformation
    • use at low temperatures (down to - 30 C)
    • electrical insulation
    • molten metal splash
  • Customizable:
    • side slots for mounting a face shield and/or standard hearing protection
    • shell designed with clearance over the ears to accomodate hearing protection
    • integral headlamp clips
  • Simple, complete adjustability:
    • a single adjustment wheel with 2 height positions adjusts the headband size
    • chin strap position can be adjusted forward or backward
    • position of straps around the ears can be adjusted (rear clip with 2 positions)
    • adjustable chin strap
  • Comfortable:
    • polyester strap suspension
    • thick foam headband (replaceable)

Technical specifications :

  • Head band adjustable from 53 to 63 cm


  • Made in France.