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How to find the right protection plate for my helmet?

Every day welding sparks, heat, and normal wear-and-tear grind away at your welding helmet. The outer protection plate covers the welding filter from sparks and dust.  For maximum view and comfort, make it a regular habit to check and change the protection plates.

EU Classification of mechanical strength

In Europe, all personal protective equipment (PPE) must be CE marked and in compliance with the PPE Directive 89/686/EED before they can be placed on the market.

Master of optics

Kristina Magnusson has long been fascinated by optics. And for the past 25 years, she has been applying this interest to helping improve the safety, quality and visual performance of 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmets.

Daring design

3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmets are at the cutting edge of design, comfort and safety. Industrial designer Oskar Juhlin and his team are tasked with making sure things stay that way.  

October 16, 2015 0 Comments

FAQ Eye & Face Protection

All personal protective equipment (PPE) sold on the European market, must be CE marked and in compliance with the PPE Directive 89/686/EEC. To show compliance with the basic safety requirements specified in the PPE Directive, you can have the PPE tested and certified to harmonized standards, for example EN 175 Personal protection – Equipment for…

October 6, 2015 0 Comments

More natural colours and contrast for welders

The new 3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filter Kit 9100XXi offers a suite of improved features. The filter’s optics allow welders to see more details — so they can can better focus on their welding set-up, welding technique, precision grinding, and inspection of just-completed welds. With 3M’s most natural coloured ADF, welders should be able to more readily recognize…

September 30, 2015 0 Comments

Inspired by your reality

More than 35 years ago, we went to the shipyards of Sweden to study welders working conditions. We found skilled craftsmen blindly striking arcs as they continually nodded their shields down.

From that point on, we committed ourselves to developing tools that would forever improve the world of the welder. Your thoughts and opinions are the bottom line in our continuous search for innovation. Please feel free to address any questions or comments you might have.

Local information can be found at www.speedglas.com.