Don't let your health go up in smoke!

Don’t let your health go up in smoke! Our society is becoming ever more health conscious as science becomes better able to explain cause-and-effect of diseases and ailments. Increasing knowledge about the health hazards associated with breathing welding fumes and gases above certain concentrations and the serious illnesses that can result emphasises the need to educate, train and provide welders with appropriate protection. Safe welding practice requires recognition of the hazards, evaluation of the risks and implementation of control measures to protect workers.   What is welding fume? Welding fumes are very fine, solid particles of m...

3M Launches Low Cost Welding Helmet

  If you just want a super light welding helmet that's simple to use at a price that won't break the bank Eweld have just launched the perfect solution - the new 3M Welding Helmet 10V. It's as easy as 3, 2, 1.  The 3 most commonly used dark shades for welding with a super light shade of 3. Why pay for shades you’ll never use? Only 2 sensitivity settings. Spend more time welding and less time setting up your welding helmet. A quality, comfortable and robust welding helmet from 3M, the number 1 brand in welding PPE. With the longest warranty in its class (2 years) it's a helmet you can trust from a brand you can always rely on. ...

Which Welding Helmet? A How To Guide to Choosing a Welding Helmet.

With so many different welding helmets out on the market it's tough to understand how they differ. They all seem to be similar in some areas and completely different in others. But how do you know what's important and what isn't? How do you know what you should spend your hard-earned on and what is simply a marketing gimmick. While no price can be placed on the personal safety of you or your employees, an auto-darkening welding helmet offers the added incentive of increasing the efficiency of the welder for a more productive work environment. Not only can you work faster when you can always see but you also move more efficiently, placing e...

Eweld Promotion: Free Welder's Respirator Starter Kit with Speedglas 9100XX & Speedglas 9100XX FX Welding Helmets

FREE welder's reusable starter kit with every 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100XX & 9100XX FX Every 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100XX ordered during July & August 2014 will be supplied with a free 3M™ Half Face Welder’s Respirator Starter Kit * worth over $80 RRP. When used and fitted correctly, this half-face reusable respirator fits underneath the Speedglas Welding Helmet 9100 to provide the welder with a required minimum protection factor of 10. Which simply means the air you breath will be at least ten times cleaner than the air you’d otherwise be breathing.  Order the 3M Speedglas 9100XX welding helmet with FREE we...

New Speedglas 100 Future Combatant Welding Helmet

Eweld launches the.. New Combat 3M Speedglas 100 Graphic Welding Helmet    Eweld has just launched the new Speedglas 100 Combat Graphic....  Speedglas welding helmet series 100 allows you to take advantage of Speedglas' excellent optical quality and reliable light to dark switching at a highly affordable price. Speedglas 100 auto darkening helmet delivers impressive performance and protection with distinctive graphic designs - Image is Everything.   Speedglas 100V Combat Auto Welding Shield Features -  Advanced TST (TIG Sensor Technology) reacts down to 10 amps New shade 3 grind setting Premium graphic options High impact...

The New Adflo Powered Air Respirator System

The Upgraded 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator - Super Light & Rapid Charge   The upgraded Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator has been reduced in weight by over 15%. The new Adflo lithium-ion batteries (standard & heavy duty) charge from 0 to 80% of their full capacity in approximately one hour.     Hot Working Conditions   With its smart, compact design, the award-winning Adflo Powered Air Respirator is specially designed to meet your welding needs when used with the 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100 Air, 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100 FX Air and 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet 9100 MP Air. Its continuous airflow pr...

Care and Maintenance: Welding Helmets

You only have one pair of eyes and one set of lungs. A welding helmet with suitable respiratory protection for your specific application will go a long way in protecting these valuable organs. But, is buying a welding helmet and respirator system all you need to do and what steps can you take to protect the equipment that protects you?  Most auto welding helmets have cover lenses to protect the inside and outside of the auto-darkening lens. You will notice a purple coating on almost all auto-darkening lenses. This purple coating is a UV and IR filter which means it blocks Ultra Violet and Infra Red light from reaching your eyes. The only l...

New Speedglas 100 Welding Helmet - Trojan Warrior Graphic

Eweld launches the.. New Trojan Warrior 3M Speedglas 100 Graphic Welding Helmet    Eweld has just launched the new Speedglas 100 Trojan Warrior Graphic. The Trojan warrior has always been one of our more popular helmets but now it's even better.  Speedglas welding helmet series 100 allows you to take advantage of Speedglas' excellent optical quality and reliable light to dark switching at a highly affordable price. Speedglas 100 auto darkening helmet delivers impressive performance and protection with distinctive graphic designs - Image is Everything.   Speedglas 100V Trojan Warrior Auto Welding Shield Features -  Advanced TST (TIG Se...

Welding Respiratory Protection Guide

We've dug up this welding respiratory protection guide and thought it might come in handy!! Simply identify the material to be welded and the welding process that will be undertaken. The concentration level of the pollutants are affected by the ventilation conditions in the workplace. Choose the appropriate description of the working environment to determine the most suitable type of respiratory protection. P = Powered Air A = Powered Air with a Gas Filter S = Supplied AIr      

Why are Welding Lenses Green?

When you look through a welding helmet's welding lens everything appears green. To understand why this is the case we will start with what a welding lens does to the different elements of light created by an arc. The light created by a welding arc is made up of ultra-voilet (UV), infrared (IR) and visible light. UV and IR are very harmful and are what cause "welder's flash" and damage to your eyes. Every auto-darkening welding lens has a purple coating, this is a UV/IR filter and it blocks out UV/IR light. This protection remains constant, whether the welding lens is on, off, dark or light. The only light that passes through the welding le...

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