The new, lightweight VIKING™ 1740 Series Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet from Lincoln Electric offers a variety of features designed to reduce the cost of ownership while providing solid protection from a basic helmet offering.
Weighing in at a mere 18.6 ounces, this entry-level helmet series features solar power with battery assist, eliminating the need for an on/off switch. A continuously variable, internal, 9-13 shade control offers sensitivity adjustment for different welding environments and features adjustable delay time from a dark to a light setting. The 1740 Series helmet is offered in black and includes a two-year parts and labor warranty. It is also magnifying ‘cheater’ lens and hardhat compatible. Extra cover lenses also are included -- two for the inside and five for the outside.