Are Weld-masks Replacing Helmets?
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Are Weld-masks Replacing Helmets?

Looking at the Miller Weld-Mask 2 feels like discovering a turtle without a shell. Sure it’s smaller and more lightweight, but it’s just so… different. That’s not a bad thing. Heck, we’d still be w...
The Most Popular Helmets (and Colors) In Welding
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The Most Popular Helmets (and Colors) In Welding

We’re not going to fluff this up with phrases like “your helmet is an extension of your personality, nay your soul.” Because ultimately, your helmet has one job: keeping your peepers from getting b...
To Papr, Or Not To Papr
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To Papr, Or Not To Papr

We’ve all seen PAPR headgear. Those helmets with the tubes like your scuba diving on land. And yet, not a lot of welders know when or why you might need to use a PAPR. What the heck is a PAPR? ...
The Top Optrel Helmets
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The Top Optrel Helmets

Right now, IOC has some great prices on Optrel’s best-selling helmets, plus our “try it, love it or return it” promo on the Optrel E684. The only real question is, which Optrel helmet is right for ...
New Clearlight Lenses
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New Clearlight Lenses

Welding with tired eyes sucks. After several hours of staring at your arc, your peepers can feel like they’ve gone through hell and back. Eye fatigue is one of the most uncomfortable and irritating...
Climate Control Your Face
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Climate Control Your Face

Scorching metal well beyond its boiling point takes more heat than the devil himself could handle. Throw a giant, air-trapping steel cage over your head and you’ve got your own personal inferno. Be...
The New Miller Infinity Helmets Are Finally Here
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The New Miller Infinity Helmets Are Finally Here

What if there was a welding helmet that hardly felt like it was there at all. “BS” you say? The new Miller Infinity Series Helmets are pretty darn close. Seems like a lot of welding helmets were bu...
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Auto-darkening Hoods: Is It Worth It?

We’re constantly looking for the Holy Grail of welding helmets. Because good helmets aren’t just protection, they’re beyond that. When you’re welding with a good helmet, it doesn’t get in the way, ...