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3M™ Speedglas™ 9100-Air Welding Helmet Series

Experience the future of welding protection

Enjoy greater comfort, viewing area and protection by upgrading your 9000 Series system to the new 3M™ Speedglas™ 9100 Series system.

Beginning February 2013, the well-known 3M™ Speedglas™ 9000 Series welding helmet systems will become obsolete to make room for the next generation of welding helmets, the 3M™ Speedglas™ 9100 Series. Below you will find the necessary tools and resources to guide you through the information and differences that will help you transition from your 9000 system to the new 9100.

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  • New head suspension technology

    The Speedglas™ 9100 head suspension conforms to your head to help increase stability, improve weight distribution and significantly reduce pressure on the most vulnerable areas. Less pressure on your head means optimal comfort that lasts all day long.

  • Larger viewing area

    Speedglas™ 9100 filters come in three different sizes—9100V, 9100X and 9100XX. The 9100XX is 30% larger than any other Speedglas™ welding filter. All three feature a built-in mag plate holder and seven user selectable dark shades with the option to lock in your shade for torch and plasma cutting. A tack welding comfort mode helps reduce eye fatigue during tacking applications.

  • Extended head and neck coverage

    Flame-resistant neck, ear and head protection accessories are available to help protect from molten metal, sparks, flames and UV/IR radiation.

3M™ Speedglas™ 9100 FX

The 9100 FX includes an innovative wide-view grinding visor to give welders an all-inone solution for more flexibility and precision. The exceptionally clear and large 8" x 4.25" visor offers a greater field of view in all directions, while a smooth flip-up pivot mechanism assures effortless transition from welding to grinding modes.

3M™ Speedglas™ 9100-Air Series

The 9100-Air and FX-Air combine the features of stand-alone helmets, 9100 and 9100 FX, with added respiratory protection. Each helmet readily connects to the 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) or the 3M™ Fresh-Air III Supplied Air Regulators to help provide optimal respiratory protection and comfort for increased productivity and demanding environments.

To upgrade an existing Adflo™ system to one of these new helmets, you also need a breathing tube and a 9100 Series ADF. For details, please see the 9000 to 9100-Air Upgrade Kit Flyer (PDF).

To upgrade, contact your local 3M™ sales representative. For customer service call us at 1-800-328-1667.

"I upgraded to a 9002x. What an unbelievable helmet. Lightweight, lots of user adjustments and the side windows were a huge plus! Once again, great optics, lots of features on the lens, not to mention the cut and grind shades."

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What's the same between the 9000 and 9100 Series

The 9000 has many innovative features that have today become an approved standard in the welding industry. We continue to offer these technologically forward features in the new 9100 system.

What's the same between the 9000 and 9100 Series
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