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3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Safety Catalog 2018 Do your best with our best welding helmets #3MScienceofSafet

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How to find your customized welding helmet combination We have compiled—into this one, easy-to-reference catalog—much of the information you’ll need to select specific welding safety products and/or entire welding PPE systems. From the choices below, pick your key selecting factor and then go directly to that chapter. Or try our main selection guide on page 24. Is welding filter performance your key selecting factor? Then start with Your eyes on page 6. If choosing a welding helmet is your most important criteria, see Your eyes, face and head on page 22. One of the most important lessons we...

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4 Your responsibility— our solutions... Typically, professional welders know about the hazards to their eyes and faces. But other hazards—like welding fumes—are sometimes not so well known. It is the responsibility of the employer to identify any hazards in a work environment, and to provide the workers with adequate protection. Hazards must be adequately explained. Then ideally the choice of protective equipment can be made after a joint consultation between employers and employees. Natural Color Technology. I need to weld with greater clarity Truer colors and contrasts with 3M™ Speedglas™...

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Your eyes Costs associated with workplace eye injuries: $300M/yr Each year in the US alone, more than $300 million is spent on costs associated with workplace eye injuries, including medical expenses, workers’ compensation, and lost production time. Source: www.osha.gov/SLTC/ eyefaceprotection (01.03.2017) The science behind 3M auto-darkening technology Pay-off in productivity and performance Selector 1 - decision tree for welding filters of injuries preventable with proper protection: 3M™ Speedglas™ Natural Color Technology 3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filters 3M™ Eyewear - selection for...

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Improving upon what the welder sees Your goal is to weld consistently great welds. Our goal is to provide you with eye and face protection and also improved optics for better clarity. “Because we make many of our own welding filter components, we can readily test and transfer new technologies,” says Kristina Magnusson, Senior Optics Specialists at the 3M Welding Center of Excellence. “And, of course, this allows better control over the entire manufacturing process.” Kristina is one of the Center’s four full-time optics specialists. Her responsibilities include liquid crystal cells,...

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What other equipment pays for itself in two months? Not only can you weld faster when you can see more clear, but your entire movement around your workpiece can become more efficient when you’re not constantly having to raise and lower your shield. We’ve studied welders and their increased efficiency when using our auto-darkening filters (ADFs) for almost four decades: • The shorter the weld, the greater the productivity increase. Not surprising, applications requiring lots of tack welds have the most to gain. • Where the final appearance of the weld is critical—for example, on high-value...

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® Would you benefit from seeing more natural colors and contrasts? The 3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-darkening Filters 9100XXi and 9002NC both allow you to more readily recognize colors. The light state is still shade 3, but the filter appears lighter, more detailed, and better able to view contours. More details on page 14-15. ®Do you occasionally change shade numbers? If yes, you have plenty of models to pick from: all of our auto-darkening filters have variable (selectable) dark shades, as shown in the table on page 13. What does your welding process require from your filter? This is a key...

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We’ve enriched your color range! Compare the light transmittance levels between our Natural Color Technology ADFs and our other filters. Note that the Natural Color filters transmit a much higher percentage of colors like blues and reds, while reducing the greens. And, as always, harmful UV and IR radiation is blocked in all of our filters. ON or OFF. Still seeing green? 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Filter 9100XXi and 9002NC Other 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Filters Imagine what more realistic-looking colors and details could do for you: Sample competitor filter in shade 3 • rovide better control of...

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3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filter 9100XX Your choice of autodarkening filters (ADF) • 2.8 x 4.2 in. viewing area. • Dark shades 5, 8, and 9 through 13. • Any shade can be "locked-in". • The tack welding comfort mode may help reduce eye fatigue resulting from the eye constantly adjusting to differing light levels during tack welding. Using an intermediate light state (shade 5). • The delay function allows the welder to set the recovery delay of the welding filter from dark to light according to welding method and current. • For all 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9100. More...

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3M™ Pressure Diffusion Temple (PDT) Technology helps provide a secure and comfortable fit. Do they really fit? Making a measured evaluation of eyewear fit Everyone’s face and head are different—so how is one model of eyewear going to fit everybody? You know the problem. Ill-fitting safety glasses cause pressure and pain in some very vulnerable areas: your temples, your ears … even the bridge of your nose. Discomfort and lack of style are often major reasons for not wearing safety eyewear. To make a meaningful, measured determination of eyewear fit and security on each of your employees,...

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3M™ Solus™ 1000 Series Spectacles 3M™ SecureFit™ 600 Series Protective Eyewear A fogged lens can be frustrating and dangerous Enjoy reliable, clearer sight longer with Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating. Now available on 3M™ Solus™ 1000 Series safety eyewear in a range of lens colours: clear, grey or amber. All glasses come with polycarbonate lenses, which absorb 99.9% of UV rays. Premium quality you can see The quality, durability and versatility of the 3M™ SecureFit™ 600 Protective Eyewear Series bring higher performance to workplace needs, with a variety of features that include lens options...

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