Safety and PPE Trends in 2017

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Apr 12, 2017 4:50:19 PM


It’s safe to say that work gloves and technology go hand in hand.  Looking back at the past 10-15 years, work gloves were focused on function and provided very little user benefits. For instance, leather gloves were designed only with animal hide, and cotton gloves were designed strictly with cotton fibers and fabric. Fast forward to today, and the words “engineered” and “designed” are essential in describing today’s work gloves.

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Topics: Gloves

Forney Signature Welding Gloves Overview

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 30, 2017 4:59:28 PM

Forney Signature Welding Gloves are high quality welding gloves that offer long lasting comfort and protection to get the job done right.

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Topics: Gloves

Forney Easy Weld FAQ's

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 20, 2017 10:50:15 AM

Searching for more information on our Forney Easy Weld line? Here are a few common questions and troubleshooting techniques to help!

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Topics: forney easy weld

Instantly Fix Anything with Cable Ties

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 8, 2017 12:18:56 PM

 

Safe, solid, secure. Cable ties are the new duct tape and can be used for a variety of applications. We've got some ideas for you! 

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Topics: Forney Industries, gardening, garage, shop tools, cable ties

Forney Industries Warranty

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Mar 1, 2017 4:49:09 PM

 

 

Effective February 14, 2017 (supersedes prior warranties and is exclusive and no other warranties are implied). You can also find this warranty information on our website.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets, warranty

The Forney Premier Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:35:57 AM

The Forney Premier series auto-darkening welding helmet is perfect for the novice welder. It’s the lightest welding helmet on the market and offers crisp optical clarity.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Advantage Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 3, 2017 9:04:35 AM

The Forney Advantage Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are user friendly, comfortable and lightweight. They have increased functionality, which enables longer performance when compared to basic welding helmets. 

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

The Forney Master Series™ Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Feb 2, 2017 4:52:30 PM

The Forney Master Series™ auto-darkening welding helmets are the optimal helmets for professional welders. These versatile, highly functional and comfortable welding helmets are designed to meet the needs of performance driven professionals.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

Best Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets for the Job

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 30, 2017 3:11:55 PM

Forney Industries has gone above and beyond to ensure we've designed the best welding helmets that meet the needs of the beginner to the professional. We worked with welding engineers and industry experts to carefully craft and design our auto-darkening welding helmets. These helmets are held to the highest standards available on the market.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, auto-darkening welding helmets

CEO of Forney Industries is Passionate About Welding Education

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Jan 19, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Steve Anderson, president and CEO of Forney Industries, is the third generation of the Forney family to lead the 80-year-old welding and metal-working company based in Ft. Collins, Colorado.  A devoted supporter of trade schools and community colleges and a member of the Front Range Community College (FRCC) board of directors, Anderson recognizes the shortage in manufacturing education.  He has dedicated his time and company resources to the college and its mission to train highly qualified welding professionals.  Forney donates thousands of dollars, countless hours and various welding products to welding programs nationwide because he believes trade schools and community colleges are becoming a more popular option for students.  He also feels that companies in the industry should pay it forward to ensure that students get the best training to keep the industry fresh.               

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, News

A Beginner's Guide to the Forney Easy Weld 100 ST

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Dec 30, 2016 12:07:38 PM

The Forney Easy Weld 100 ST is capable of Stick and TIG welding

Stick welding is an arc welding process that uses a consumable electrode to lay the bead.

Tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding uses a tungsten electrode and an inert gas like Argon.  Using a filler metal is optional. 

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

The Basics of Welding with the Forney Easy Weld 125 FC

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Dec 30, 2016 11:49:00 AM

The Forney Easy Weld 125 FC is a basic flux-core welding machine. Some people call it a MIG machine although it does not require shielding gas like a typical MIG machine does. It also might be referred to as a wire feed welding machine, but just understand that you cannot add gas to this machine.

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries

Forney Industries named 2016 Category Captain

Posted by Melissa Zager on Dec 6, 2016 9:35:43 PM

Forney Industries has been recognized as the 2016 Category Captain for Welding Equipment & Accessories by Home Improvement Executive magazine.

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Topics: Welding, Forney Industries, News

Simple Welds for Simple Projects

Posted by Blair Weilnau on Oct 14, 2016 11:44:34 AM

Forney Industries featured in Extreme How To magazine

Building your own welding table is easy. Follow our step by step instructions with helpful pictures that break down each process.  

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Topics: Metal-working, Welding, Forney Industries, News

ForneyHide gloves featured in Home Improvement Executive

Posted by Melissa Zager on Sep 12, 2016 5:41:28 PM

Our ForneyHide gloves were featured in Home Improvement Executive magazine - see the full article here. Try out ForneyHide gloves at your local Forney dealer!

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Topics: Forney Industries, News, Gloves

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