News & Case Studies

Safety Glasses 509 - the ultimate glasses you want to need

Posted by Julian Prestidge on 15 January 2019

It's a common belief that there's no such thing as the perfect safety glasses.  With so many variations in work sites, job tasks and facial characteristics, you almost need custom made glasses for every job!  Well we've developed just that.  Safety glasses that provide the ultimate eye protection, while being customisable to fit every work environment - no matter how extreme it may be!

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Topics: Safety

DSK claim this PAPR welding helmet improves welding...here's why!

Posted by Gus Broomhall on 08 January 2019

DSK Engineering, Hastings - case study

'You open it, and use it for grinding and you can pretty much just see everything.  You don’t even need to move your head.'

We talk to Archie Polon - Welder/Fabricator at DSK about his experience using the TECMEN TM1000 Flip Front Helmet with FreFlow Respirator, and how it compares with others he's tried.

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Topics: Case Studies, Respiratory and Welding Safety

Why you should wear a flip front PAPR helmet ALL DAY

Posted by Shane Carroll on 18 December 2018

Powered air purifying respirator helmets have quite a few benefits when it comes to protecting your lungs, face and head, but did you know the biggest benefits come from wearing your helmet ALL DAY?  Ok, so maybe not at lunch time, but all day while you're in the workshop.  Read on and we'll tell you how...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

How does a PAPR respirator work?

Posted by Stefan Joseph on 11 December 2018

You might have heard people talk about powered air purifying respirators (PAPR), or even suggest you get some for your staff, but what are they, and how do they work?  Read on and we'll give you an overview...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

Here's how you can score a FREE Tecmen Welding Helmet!

Posted by Natalie Henderson on 04 December 2018

How would you like to get your hands on a FREE Tecmen Welding Helmet/Respirator?

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Topics: Insider

5 Common misconceptions about powered air respirators (PAPR)

Posted by Julian Prestidge on 04 December 2018

There's a few misconceptions we've heard floating around about powered air purifying respirators (PAPR) that should really be cleared up...if you're trying to decide what the best respiratory equipment is for you, or your workers, read on and we'll dispell some of the rumours you might have heard so you can make an informed decision...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

Attention bosses - see increased productivity with this respiratory welding helmet!

Posted by Andy Thomas on 26 November 2018

What's that? Safety gear that will make workers MORE productive??? Is there really such a thing?

Yep! You heard right - respiratory protection that will see increased productivity in your workshop...

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Topics: Safety

No effort, just easy breathing with the FreFlow Powered Air Respirator

Posted by Shane Carroll on 21 November 2018

A great welding helmet can be made even better when combined with a powered air respirator - especially if it's a FreFlow!  With all the nasties in a metal fabrication workshop, let alone those produced from welding, it's really important to protect your lungs.  To make that happen, your respirator needs to have more than just a good filter.  Read on to find out more about what the FreFlow has to offer...

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Topics: Respiratory and Welding Safety

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