Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet integrates air purifying respirator.

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VIKING™ PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) 3350 draws air from environment through HEPA filter located on belt and delivers filtered air in breathing zone within 3350 Series auto-darkening welding helmet. Offering dual airflow speed, product is powered via battery capable of sustaining operation through full 8 hr shift without interruption. Adjustable baffling system inside helmet directs airflow away from eyes to avoid dryness, while helmet and belt pack allow unrestricted movement.



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Lincoln Electric Introduces the VIKING(TM) PAPR 3350 Welding Helmet



Powered air-purifying respirator provides filtered air to operator’s breathing zone



Cleveland – Lincoln Electric introduces the VIKING™ PAPR 3350 Welding Helmet. The PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator) is a complete powered system that draws air from the environment through a HEPA filter located on the belt and delivers filtered air in the breathing zone within a premium-level VIKING auto-darkening welding helmet.



This model, which offers dual airflow speed, is powered by a battery that can last a full eight-hour shift without interruption. A patent-pending adjustable baffling system inside the helmet directs airflow away from the eyes to avoid dryness. The lightweight design of the helmet and belt pack allow for unrestricted movement. The VIKING PAPR is equipped with a 3350 Series Welding Helmet that has a perfect 1/1/1/1 optical clarity rating (EN379).



For more information, call (888) 935-3877 and request brochure E14.744 or visit www.lincolnelectric.com.



Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 48 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries.  For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the Company’s website at www.lincolnelectric.com.



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Greg Coleman- greg_coleman@lincolnelectric.com or 216.383.2462

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