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3M Offers Student and Recreational Welders New Affordable Helmet

Equipped with an auto-darkening filter and adjustable ratchet straps, 3M’s new helmet provides high-quality welding protection

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Tuesday, November 12, 2013 11:20 am CST

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ST. PAUL, Minn.
"We’ve taken these insights and used them to address the wide range of welding challenges users face daily. We’ve given welders protection and quality in which they can be confident."

3M has launched the Welding Helmet 10 with Auto-Darkening Filter, which provides affordable welding protection for students and recreational welders.

High quality auto-darkening welding helmets are typically too expensive for non-professional welders. Competitively priced for the student or recreational welder, 3M’s newest welding helmet is lightweight and features an auto-darkening filter with three, user-selectable dark shades and two sensitivity levels, providing users with high quality welding protection. 

“3M has more than 30 years of experience in developing high performance auto-darkening welding helmets,” said Kimberly Gates, product marketing, 3M Personal Safety Division. “We’ve taken these insights and used them to address the wide range of welding challenges users face daily. We’ve given welders protection and quality in which they can be confident.”

The Welding Helmet 10 comes with adjustable ratchet headgear and can be paired with 3M disposable respirators, protective eyewear and hearing protection products for added protection.

About 3M
3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $30 billion in sales, 3M employs 88,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 70 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

About 3M Personal Safety Division
3M offers a comprehensive, diverse portfolio of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) solutions providing respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, reflective materials for high-visibility apparel, protective clothing, protective eyewear, head and face protection, welding helmets, and other adjacent products and solutions such as tactical safety equipment, detection, monitoring equipment, active communications equipment and compliance management. In 2012, 3M celebrated 40 years of occupational health and safety leadership – recognizing the company’s respiratory and hearing protection solutions introduced in 1972. Visit www.3M.com/PPESafety or http://m.3m.com/PPESafety. You can also follow 3M’s Personal Safety Division on Twitter at https://twitter.com/3MSafetyUS.

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