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A life in welding

Welding isn’t just how Ray Hill makes his living. It’s his whole way of life.

October 10, 2017 0 Comments

The super light welding helmet

When lightweight is your most important welding helmet feature, meet the 3M™ Speedglas™ SL (super light).

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.

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

Three decades at the cutting edge

Speedglas veteran Stefan Henriksson is continuously on the lookout for new solutions that improve welder safety.  When he started working with the innovator of Speedglas auto-darkening technology in 1982, he was the company’s fifth employee.

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.