3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Overview

3M™ Speedglas™ released the first ever auto darkening welding helmet over 35 years ago and has been the welding helmet industry benchmark ever since. Please visit The Speedglas Brand Section to learn more about what makes the Speedglas welding safety brand different.

Made in Sweden, the Speedglas auto welding helmet range features three series: the 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9100XXi, the new 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9002NC and the 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 100.

To round out the welding helmet equipment range, AWS also offers the 3M™ Welding Helmet 10V.

If after having read the overview below you are still unsure which welding helmet series is best for you, please try the Speedglas welding helmet product selector or contact us.

3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9100XXi

The Pinnacle for Welding Professionals

Speedglas 9100 Welding Helmets

The industry leading Speedglas 9100 auto darkening welding helmet series is for professional welders and features non-respiratory welding helmets, welding helmets with Adflo powered air respiratory protection and welding helmets with supplied air respiratory protection. Depending on your requirements this series gives the welder eye, face, head, respiratory and hearing protection options across its range of welding hoods all compliant with Australian & New Zealand Standards.

This top of the line welding mask series features Speedglas TrueView and the largest viewing area currently available with peripheral Speedglas SideWindows. With the highest possible optical and arc detection rating as well as features like auto-on and flip-up functionality this auto darkening welding helmet series has forever changed the way welders see.

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3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 9002NC

A Legend Reborn – Who Says You Can’t Have it All?

Speedglas 9002NC Welding Helmet

For more than 20 years, hundreds of thousands of welders relied on the Speedglas 9000 welding helmet series. Many welders consider our classic Speedglas 9000 welding mask an excellent balance of helmet shape, size, and weight for their application. So we’ve brought the legend back! The exact same narrow shell profile many welders love. But we added new, high performing Speedglas TrueView welding lens optics and a headband made for increased welding comfort.

Your favourite auto darkening welding helmet has been upgraded with an improved optical experience that appears lighter, brighter, and more realistic allowing you better control over your welds. The slim welding shield design increases freedom of movement with the exhaust vents allowing for a close-to-the-face fit.

The Speedglas 9002NC welding helmet positions 3M Speedglas Technology and state-of-the-art auto darkening lens optics at an affordable price within reach of every welder, from apprentices to seasoned welding veterans.

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3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Series 100

The Swedish All-Rounder

Speedglas 100 welding helmets

Drawing on over 35 years of producing market leading auto darkening welding helmets, the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet Series 100 delivers legendary Speedglas optical quality, performance and comfort at a highly affordable price. This welding mask series is available with or without Speedglas’ industry leading graphics and comes standard with the longest warranty in its class.

Packed with features, the Speedglas 100 welding helmets feature multiple settings and shades to adapt to your specific welding application requirements. Suitable for stick, MIG and TIG welding, with a super light-state-shade of #3 and grind mode, this auto darkening welding helmet series gives the welder superior vision for set-up, welding, inspection and grinding.

Streamlined and super lightweight the Speedglas 100 is super comfortable for all day or occasional use.

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3M™ Welding Helmet 10V

“The Swiss Army Knife of Welding Helmets”

3M 10V welding helmet

Although being designed and manufactured in Sweden, the 3M Welding Helmet 10V has been described as the “Swiss Army Knife” amongst the promotional multi-function tools in the low-cost welding helmet category. Like a Swiss army knife this welding mask keeps the unnecessary features to a minimum, keeping operation simple whilst delivering on its promise of quality across what is actually required in an auto welding helmet.

By only including the features you need, this automatic welding helmet remains super light-weight, easy to operate and affordable to buy.

The 3M 10V welding mask is a quality, comfortable and robust welding hood from the number one brand in welding PPE.

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