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Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast

Mar 20, 2017

Hi and Thank you for listening to episode 35 of the Welding Tips and Tricks Podcast!  For this episode we thought it would be fun to talk about Welding Helmets.  As weldors we all have to use them and have in most cases used many different types.  We share our personal experiences, likes and dislikes of different hoods, and more, so go ahead and hit download, pop those earbuds in, hit play, drop your hood, and enjoy!

Show Notes and Times
0:00-0:49 Introduction
0:50-2:16 Using the helmet provided
2:56-5:39 Getting a helmet for the situation
5:40-8:42 Accumulation of helmets
8:43-9:35 Company issued helmets
9:36-14:17 PAPR helmets
14:18-16:40 Justify the PAPR helmet
16:41-21:40 Our favorite helmet today
21:41-23:00 Testing a new helmet before you buy
23:01-25:38 Sweat bands
25:39-36:05 Headgears
36:06-41:38 Warranty claims
41:39-44:19 Helmets working with waveforms
44:20-45:44 A helmet is a tool
45:45-47:14 Passive hemlets
47:15-50:00 Starting with a passive
50:01-58:00 Favorite passive lens
58:01-59:07 Buy the best helmet you can afford
59:08-1:01:48 ARC strikes 
1:01:49-1:05:14 Potential damage to eyes
1:05:15-1:12:26 The future of welding helmets
1:12:27-1:15:08 Magnifying glasses
1:15:09-1:22:53 Cheater lens'
1:22:54-1:25:36 Pancake helmet
1:25:37-1:26:26 Sock helmet
1:26:27-1:29:14 Wallet helmet
1:29:15-1:30:32 Weld Cap
1:30:33-1:31:11 A helmet out there for everyone
1:31:12-1:32:49 Closing
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