Auto-Darkening Helmet is battery powered with solar assist.

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Capable of withstanding high-heat applications, Titanium Elite(TM) features aluminum heat shield that protects analog lens in applications up to 300+ A. Shock-absorbing gasket surrounding lens protects it from drop impact in hard welding environments. Helmet weighs only 20 oz and features 4 independent arc sensors that respond in 1/20,000 of second, 9 in.² viewing area, standard auto-on/auto-off and grind modes, and variable shade (8-13) sensitivity and delay.



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Miller Electric Mfg. Co.'s New Titanium Elite(TM) Auto-Darkening Helmet Designed for High-Heat Applications



New Titanium Elite(TM) helmet provides the protection and durability welders expect in the most demanding high-heat industrial applications.

Highlights/Key Facts

o Innovative aluminum heat shield protects the analog lens in most high amperage (300+ amp) applications
o Silver shell reflects heat to keep helmet and user cool
o Durable shock-absorbing gasket protects lens from drop impact
o Convenient quick release provides easy access for front cover lens changes

APPLETON, Wis., April 16, 2009-In response to customer demand for a welding helmet that can better withstand high-amperage, high-heat applications, Miller Electric Mfg. Co. created the Titanium Elite(TM) auto-darkening helmet, a new addition to the Arc Armor(TM) line of welding safety products. Introduced today, the Titanium Elite directly addresses the problem of heat buildup in welding applications that require 300 amps or more, conditions that can affect the lens performance of standard auto-darkening helmets and make it uncomfortable for the welder. The Titanium Elite - the newest member of Miller's Elite Series of auto-darkening helmets - reflects the high heat, keeping it away from the operator, and features an aluminum heat shield to protect the auto-darkening lens. A shock-absorbing gasket, which adds durability and protection from drop impact in hard welding environments, also surrounds the lens.

The Titanium Elite helmet features four independent arc sensors that respond in 1/20,000 of a second, large 9-sq.-in. viewing area and standard Auto-On/Auto-Off and Grind modes. Weighing just 20 oz., the Titanium Elite helmet is lightweight and comfortable and includes five outside and two inside replacement cover lenses, a Miller-exclusive fatigue-reducing comfort cushion and helmet bag.

Product Manager Quote

"Increasing numbers of our customers in industrial high heat welding applications were looking for auto-darkening helmets as a way to increase efficiency and productivity. We responded by developing the Titanium Elite. This helmet represents the ultimate level of protection, durability and wearer comfort."
Eric Sommers, product manager, Miller Electric Mfg. Co.

Additional features include

o Variable shade (8-13) sensitivity and delay
o Excellent low amperage TIG (5 amps)
o Quick release front cover lens assembly
o Battery powered with solar assist

About Miller
Miller Electric Mfg. Co., headquartered in Appleton, Wis., is a leading worldwide manufacturer of Miller brand arc welding equipment and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW).

For more information, visit Miller's Web site at www.MillerWelds.com, call 1-800-4-A-Miller (800-426-4553), e-mail info@millerwelds.com, fax 877-327-8132, or write to Miller Electric Mfg. Co., P.O. Box 100, Lithonia, GA 30058.

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