Welding on the Dime? New Fixed-Shade Welding Helmets
Feature Edgy Graphics at an Affordable Price
¢ Two new styles: U.S. Flag and Tribal Flame designs
¢ MSRP $35; most affordable graphic welding helmets on the market
¢ Hobart durability; meets ANSI, CSA and CE standards
APPLETON, Wis., June 9, 2008”Hobart Welding Products introduces the most affordable graphic welding helmets on the market with the debut of the U.S. Flag and Tribal Flame designs. Both styles are a part of Hobart™s Fixed-Shade Non-Auto Darkening helmet line, which features a #10 fixed-shade lens measuring 4.5- x 5.25-in. This large window is ideal for hobbyists, farmers and home mechanics who occasionally Stick, MIG, Flux Cored and TIG weld.
Offered through farm/ranch and hardware/tool retailers in the U.S. and Canada, the U.S. Flag and Tribal Flame Fixed-Shade welding helmets have an MSRP of $35; however, prices and availability may vary by retailer.
Helmet graphics allow welders to make a statement about who they are, states Caleb Krisher, product manager at Hobart. Hobart recognized that it was time to give the entry-level, fixed-shade helmets an attitude adjustment. The new U.S. Flag and Tribal Flame designs command attention while maintaining the simplicity, excellent comfort, and safety at an affordable price.
For more information on selecting the right helmet suited for light to moderate applications, visit www.HobartWelders.comor call 1-877-HOBART1 (877-462-2781).
Hobart™s Fixed-Shade helmet series is covered by a 12-month warranty. For a detailed spec sheet or free literature, visit www.HobartWelders.com, call 1-877-HOBART1 (462-2781) or write to Hobart Welding Products at P.O. Box 100, Lithonia, GA 30058.
Hobart Welding Products offers a complete line of industrial-grade Stick, MIG, TIG and spot welders, plasma cutters and generator/welding power sources designed for easy use. Hobart products are available through farm and tool retail stores as well as welding supply distributors.
Hobart Welding Products is a division of Hobart Brothers Company, Troy, Ohio, a wholly owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW). Based in Glenview, Ill. ITW is a multinational Fortune 200 company that engineers and manufactures welding products, fasteners, components, assemblies and systems for customers around the world.