Welding helmets come in all shapes and sizes, and are one of the most important of a welder's tools. Like my other tools, I get real attached to my welding helmets. I've had favorite helmets that were just like and old friend, and I almost couldn't get rid of them even though they were beat up and ragged.
I'll tell you right off, that you want a welding helmet that is lightweight and comfortable. A heavy helmet will tire your neck and back and is awkward and cumbersome. There are all kinds of different types and styles out there, but the most important thing to me is that the helmet it is light weight and durable…in other words tough. Welding helmets take a beating in the shop and field getting thrown around and stacked upon in tool boxesContinue reading