SHIELD CARE AND CLEANING (all models, all shields)

HJC does not recommend cleaning any shield with spray on type chemical cleaners. A reaction between shield and cleaning chemical is possible, resulting in haze build-up and distortion. HJC recommends washing the shield with warm water and soft cloth only. We also recommend cleaning the shield as soon as possible after dirt and debris have accumulated. Do not let debris sit on the shield for any extended period of time. If debris has accumulated over time, it is recommended to clean the shield in several applications. This allows the debris to break down with every application. Excessive rubbing can lead to scratching as the hard debris can act as a scuffing agent. The same can occur if low grade rigid paper towels are used.

Rain-X & Other Products

Applying RainX or other water dispersing type chemicals work well on HJC shields (except RST mirrored shields) if applied on new shields and if the chemical companies directions are followed diligently. Always use extremely soft and clean cloths for applications. HJC anti-fog treated shields (HJ-08). HJC’s anti-fog treated shields are anti-fog coated both on the inside and hard coated outside. When first using the anti-fog HJ-08, you must activate the anti-fog by breathing directly on to the shields interior surface. The shield will partially fog, once the fog clears it is activated. You will notice if you breath on the shiels again, it remains fog free. All anti fog coatings are a chemical treatment and will wear off in time.

RST Mirrored Shields

HJC does not recommend using any chemical products on our RST mirrored shields as they will degrade the mirror finish. For cleaning, we recommend washing the shield with warm water and soft cloth only. We also recommend cleaning the shield as soon as possible after dirt and debris have accumulated. Do not let debris sit on the shield for any extended period of time. If debris has accumulated over time, it is recommended to clean the shield in several applications. This allows the debris to weaken and break up with every application. Excessive rubbing can lead to scratching as the hard debris will act as a scuffing agent.

Tear Offs

Ultra Shield Non Laminated #01217 or Racing Optics Laminated #10203 are recommended.