News & Case Studies

Get unbelievable vision with TECMEN Welding Helmets

Posted by Andy Thomas on 13 November 2018

TECMEN Welding Helmets are here, and they've got some of the best auto-darkening lens on the market!  With a 1/1/1/1 rating and true colour, you've never seen through anything like it.  They're really opening up a whole new vision to the welder’s world!  Of course vision isn't the only thing that makes a great and safe welding helmet.  Read on so we can persuade you to try one in your workshop - for FREE...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

How to get started and get the best use out of your TECMEN TM1000

Posted by Gus Broomhall on 31 October 2018

So you've bought a new TECMEN welding helmet (good choice) and now it's time to learn all about it.  Watch this video to learn about the different functions, how to change the filters, charging the battery and more...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

Safety glasses designed for the NZ engineer!

Posted by Roy Thomas on 18 October 2018

Tired of uncomfortable, badly fitting safety glasses?  Too many eye injuries?  Sparks still getting up under your glasses? We've got something for you! Finally there's safety glasses designed specifically for the NZ engineer - you've never experienced comfort and fit like these...just try them and you'll see...  

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Topics: Safety

Try before you buy - how to test-drive a auto darkening welding helmet

Posted by Andy Thomas on 08 October 2018

Buying a new auto darkening helmet can be a daunting task. There's a lot of choices out there that make finding something that suits your budget and safety requirements easy. However, when you're choosing something that will potentially be worn 6-9 hours a day, 5 days a week, and can have a direct effect on the quality of work produced, you need to make sure you make the right choice.

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Topics: Safety

October Update 2018

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 04 October 2018

 

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Topics: Insider

Flip front vs fixed front welding helmets - which is better?

Posted by Roy Thomas on 03 October 2018

Deciding between a flip front or a fixed front auto-darkening helmet? Let's do a comparison to help you decide which one's right for you...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

What's the difference between 1/1/1/2 and 1/1/1/1 auto-darkening lens...

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 24 September 2018

If it ain't broke, why fix it? Let's face it, a lot of welders are used to not being able to see spatter and other things through their auto-darkening lens. You've got a good helmet - top brand, expensive - it's one of the best. But did you know some of the top rated helmets are actually not as good as they could be when it comes to visibility?

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Topics: Safety

How to clean your anti-fog safety glasses without scratching

Posted by Julian Prestidge on 11 September 2018

Cleaning your anti-fog safety glasses and keeping them scratch free is easy...just don't go reaching for the paper towels or that old workshop rag lurking on the table.  And no, your t-shirt or work shirt won't do.  Read on and we'll show you the quick and easy way to clean your anti-fog safety glasses and keep them working better for longer!

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Topics: Safety

September Update 2018

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 06 September 2018
 

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Topics: Insider

Everything you need to know about eye protection safety standards

Posted by Shane Carroll on 31 August 2018

'Ahhhh my eyes!!!' - not something you want to hear coming out of your mouth or anyone else's in the workshop!  With eye injuries being the top concern for most people working in metal fabrication, let's talk about the different kinds of eye protection, and which ones will best protect against the dangers lurking in your workshop.

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Topics: Safety