Welding Helmets

Improving Welder Safety and Comfort with New Head Protection Technologies

Recent technology advancements in welding helmets not only help to protect welders from lost-time or work-related injury, but they increase productivity by increasing comfort levels. Regardless of the type of head protection a welder chooses, it is critical to make sure that the helmet, PAPR or other such personal protective equipment (PPE) is properly suited for the welding application at hand and also provides the appropriate level of protection.
Welding Helmets: Articles

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Welding Helmets: Industry News

Optrel Establishes New Operation to Serve North American Welding Shops

Operating as Optrel Inc., the East Greenwich, RI office and distribution center will manage all customer service, sales, marketing, and distribution for Optrel products in the United States and Canada.

Lincoln Electric Welding Equipment Appears In “The Green Hornet”

Welders, helmets and other accessories built by this OEM are once again gracing the silver screen in one of the latest superhero films in Hollywood.


Welding Helmets: Products

Advanced Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet for Affordable Price

Designed to combine safety, strength, flexibility and comfort, the Tweco WeldSkill four-sensor helmet from Victor Technologies passes every one of the 49 tests required under the ANSI Z87.1-2010 standards. This includes the ability to retain its auto-darkening performance even after high impact by a steel ball. 
The Tweco® auto-darkening welding helmet from Victor Technologies International can be used in both weld mode and grind mode and will darken when TIG welding even at 5 amps. The helmet has a large viewing area of 3.86 in x 1.69 in, weighs 16 oz, uses solar power to eliminate the need to change batteries and offers all these features for an MSRP of $142.

Innovative Welding and Safety Technology

The PipeWorx FieldPro System from Miller Electric.
Miller Electric showcases their PipeWorx FieldPro™ System for onsite Stick, TIG, MIG and Flux-Cored pipe welding in the refinery, petrochemical, power generation and HVAC industries, and a new hard hat option for the Miller Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) line has been paired with the company’s Titanium Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets.


The HW100 and HW200 auto-darkening-filter welding helmets with shade 9-13 protection are ideally suited for part-time welders or hobbyists ready to upgrade from a standard passive filter.
These innovative helmet designs from Honeywell Safety Products combines the safety and performance of auto-darkening filters with superior comfort for increased productivity.