Author Archives: Bill Brown

What Lens Shade to Use When Spot Welding Steel?

Chicago Electric 240-Volt Spot Welder

This may be the most commonly used and most often referred to form of welding. It may also be the most incorrectly used welding term as well. Spot welding is a welding technique used to join two pieces of metal together that are one on top of the other. It uses a combination of electrical…

Cool Blue Welding Lenses

Cool Blue Welding Lens

AO Safety used to make a glass welding lens called the Weld Cool filter plate. Most people call it a “Cool Blue” when they talk about it. This lens is greatly prized by anyone who has ever looked through one when they were welding. It has achieved almost mythical characteristics and if you are lucky…

Laser Safety Glasses for a Metal Cutting Laser

Laser Safety Glasses

When working lasers it is important you use the right laser safety glasses or laser safety goggles. Metal Cutting Lasers are no exception to the rule. The Right Laser Glasses for Metal Cutting Lasers The laser beam is almost always shielded by guards and beam guides, but for safety’s sake one should always wear protective…

Author Archives: Bill Brown

What Lens Shade to Use When Spot Welding Steel?

Chicago Electric 240-Volt Spot Welder

This may be the most commonly used and most often referred to form of welding. It may also be the most incorrectly used welding term as well. Spot welding is a welding technique used to join two pieces of metal together that are one on top of the other. It uses a combination of electrical…

Cool Blue Welding Lenses

Cool Blue Welding Lens

AO Safety used to make a glass welding lens called the Weld Cool filter plate. Most people call it a “Cool Blue” when they talk about it. This lens is greatly prized by anyone who has ever looked through one when they were welding. It has achieved almost mythical characteristics and if you are lucky…

Laser Safety Glasses for a Metal Cutting Laser

Laser Safety Glasses

When working lasers it is important you use the right laser safety glasses or laser safety goggles. Metal Cutting Lasers are no exception to the rule. The Right Laser Glasses for Metal Cutting Lasers The laser beam is almost always shielded by guards and beam guides, but for safety’s sake one should always wear protective…