What You Need To Know When Buying A Welding Helmet
A welding helmet is one of the most important pieces of safety gear to own if you're doing auto fabrication or other metal work. These helmets are specially designed to shield your eyes, face and head from metal spatter, sparks, infrared radiation and other hazards of working with high-temperature steel or aluminum. Our experts have developed several styles of helmets, and our buying guide has everything you need to know about choosing the best welding helmet for your needs.
Auto Darkening Welding Helmets
If you are going to do any kind of welding you must use a welding helmet to protect your eyes and face.
Welding Helmets are designed to provide maximum eye and face protection from harmful UV and IR radiation emitted when welding.
They can also be used for plasma cutting and some welding helmets have a grind mode built into them.
A welding helmet isn't just a good idea when using a welder - it's practically mandatory. This safety gear does more than protect your eyes and face from the extreme heat generated by a welder. It also shields them from UV and infrared radiation that can cause harmful long-term effects. An auto-darkening welding helmet from Eastwood provides great protection and visibility for every project. Order one today so you'll be well-equipped for fabrication work.
A Weld Helmet for All
We stock several adjustable welding helmets that offer some of the best value in the business. All models of Eastwood welding helmets feature an auto-darkening transition lens. This technology activates within a fraction of a second when exposed to UV light. Set the shade strength before welding for the right amount of shielding. These lenses also have True Color technology for a clearer, more realistic look at your work. You can get a helmet with a standard, large view, XL view or panoramic view lens for to see what you need to see. Some helmets also have a grind mode for grinding spot welds.
Lens & Storage Accessories
Scratches, cracks and splatter can quickly ruin your helmet's effectiveness. If something happens to the lens of your helmet, get an auto-darkening welding helmet replacement lens at Eastwood that will restore your field of vision. Some have both inside and outside lenses, and you can replace just the one that's damaged. We also carry welding helmet bags that are sized to our in-house models. Storing your helmet in one of these backs is an inexpensive way to look after your investment and safeguard it from dirt or scuffs.
The Welding Protection You Need
Use your head by choosing Eastwood for your next fab shop welding helmet. Our welding helmet buyers guide video below will give you an overview of each model to help you decide which one is appropriate for you. All of them provide superior protection and comfort for welding or plasma cutting and come with our 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee.