How do you install welding lenses?
How do you change welding lenses?
- Locate the finger/thumb tab near the lens frame.
- Apply gentle pressure to pull the frame away/lose from the mask.
- Remove the old lenses you’re wanting to replace.
- Remove the protective film from your new lenses and place them into the lens frame.
- Remount the lens frame into the mask.
How do you test auto-darkening welding helmet?
A simple way to test an auto-darkening welding helmet is to use a torch strike that is used to light an oxy-acetylene torch. Use the striker and create some sparks. The sensor of your welding helmet should instantly notice the sparks and your helmet should switch to dark mode.
When should I replace my welding lenses?
Typically, you should only need to replace it once a month, though again this will vary from welder to welder. Put simply, the lens should be replaced whenever it incurs damage or when visibility starts to decrease.
Can you wear glasses under a welding helmet?
Welders should wear goggles or safety glasses with sideshields that comply with ANSI Z87. 1 under welding helmets and always wear goggles or other suitable eye protection when gas welding or oxygen cutting. Goggles provide better protection than safety glasses from impact, dust, and radiation hazards.
What can I use instead of a welding helmet?
Weld-Mask 2 is a first-of-its-kind alternative to traditional welding helmets for the industrial welding market, engineered specifically for the unique hazards prevalent for construction and ship welders, and other operators who weld in tight, non-traditional spaces.
How long do welding lenses last?
Depending on the amount of use, the life span of the lens is about 7-10 years. Replacement is recommended.
What shade welding lens do I need?
Both ANSI and AWS are more cautious, recommending a shade number 11 for welding at 60-160 amps, a number 12 for 160-250 amps, and a number 14 for 250-500 amps. Verify that both the welding helmet and lens shade meet ANSI Z87. To protect your eyes, look for helmets meeting ANSI Z87.