New Born to Weld Helmet Provides Consistent Shade at Any Angle

Press Release Summary:

Lincoln Electric’s VIKING™ 3350 Series Born to Weld™ Helmet comes with 4C® lens technology (clarity, color, carat and cut) that reduces saturation in the LCD that eliminates blur, distortion and eye strain. Unit provides 12.5 sq-in. auto-darkening viewing area that makes it suitable for use in multiple welding processes. Helmet meets 1/1/1/1 rating on the only auto-darkening lens quality standards.

Original Press Release:

Lincoln Electric Launches New VIKING® 3350 Series Helmet Graphic, Born To Weld™

Premium auto-darkening helmet with industry leading optics

Cleveland – Lincoln Electric® is excited to announce the launch of a stylish new helmet in its VIKING™ 3350 Series named Born To Weld™. The new helmet includes one-of-a-kind artwork that starts with military camouflage and overlays it with various welding references to create an overall effect that resonates with the gritty, dedicated and hard-working nature of the welding culture.
The VIKING 3350 Born To Weld welding helmet also boasts industry-leading optic design, 4C® Lens Technology, which eliminates blur, distortion and eye strain by reducing color saturation in the liquid crystal display (LCD) while also providing a consistent shade at any angle. This technology scores a perfect 1/1/1/1 rating on the only auto-darkening lens quality standard in the world (EN 379). The 12.5-square-inch auto-darkening viewing area is one of the largest for this product type industry-wide, making it ideal for a range of industries that use multiple welding processes.
 4C stands for the following attributes:

  • Clarity – Optical clarity at the highest EN379 1/1/1/1 levels
  • Color – Real color view
  • Carat – Lightweight auto-darkening filter
  • Cut – Even shade from any angle

The VIKING 3350 Born To Weld helmet combines this critical technology with a stylish design that makes it a practical and attractive piece of gear for any welder.

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Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln Electric has 63 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 23 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

Media Contacts: 
Melissa Gutschmidt – or 216.696.0229
Greg Coleman – or 216.383.2462

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