Impact resistant face shield

  • US 6,038,705 A
  • Filed: 10/06/1998
  • Issued: 03/21/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/14/1995
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An arcuately molded face shield for mounting to sporting helmets suitable for use in sporting events, said face shield comprising:

  • a unitary, optically-correct lens portion for shielding against mechanical impact a substantial portion of a sport participant'"'"'s face having, in a first orientation, a first curvature extending in a horizontal direction and a second curvature extending in a vertical direction, said vertical curvature terminating in a top portion and a bottom portion, said bottom portion extending relatively inwardly towards the face of the participant relative to an intermediate portion of said lens disposed between the top and bottom portions when mounted to the sporting helmet.

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