The AX helmet is a specialized series of fire helmets and components designed to meet the needs of Air, Rescue, Firefighting (ARFF). The AX helmet is a lightweight, comfortable and affordable alternative to conventional, bulky ARFF hood designs. Aluminized helmet components and gold-covered faceshield help provide enhanced radiant heat protection for both the firefighter and the helmet. Special aluminized shroud designs permit usage in conjunction with SCBA facepiece. The AX helmet meets and exceeds the performance specifications of NFPA 1976-2000 as certified by US Testing.Bullard offers contemporary and traditional style fire helmets with radiant-heat reflective accessories to provide enhanced protection to both the helmet and the firefighter.