If you're looking for welding equipment, you've come to the right place. The great deals and variety on eBay will cover your needs as a professional, part time or casual welder, with everything from welding gloves to helmets to protective clothing.
If you're a welder, you'll already know the importance of wearing top quality protective gear. While welding, sparks and debris from the welding project can cause damage to unprotected skin, while the bright light from the welding torch can be damaging to the welder's vision. Welding helmets are an essential piece of safety equipment, and because they are also often worn for extended periods of time, it's important to think about comfort and safety when comparing the options. Luckily, there are a huge range of different brands, sizes, colours and varieties available.
What To Think About When Buying a Welding Helmet
Often the most important factor to consider when choosing a welding helmet is whether a traditional helmet or an auto darkening helmet is best. Traditional helmets have a fixed shade and glass lens, which remains darkened at all times. These helmets tend to be cheaper, but need to be removed by the wearer every time an adjustment has to be made, which can be inconvenient and can strain the neck.
A more popular option is the auto darkening helmet, which uses LCD technology to automatically darken the visor in the space of milliseconds. This allows for continuous welding work without having to start and stop to remove and replace the helmet, which can help to reduce errors and save time when working on a welding project.
Other things to consider when buying a welding helmet is the size of visor, the level of adjustment available on the helmet's settings, and the overall weight and comfort of the helmet when worn. So, now you know what to look for, it's time to check out the options! Compare welding helmets and other welding safety equipment on eBay today, to find the most trusted brands at prices you'll love.