Forney's ADF Welding Helmet Family

Posted by Rachel Bigum on Jun 17, 2019 11:51:27 AM

In Welding, Forney Industries, Auto-darkening welding helmets, Forney Easy Weld, Stick welding, TIG welding, Safety, MIG welding, Plasma Cutting, "PPE"

Forney Easy Weld, Forney and Forney PRO Welding Helmets

Attention all levels of metalworkers, this new line of welding helmets was made for you. 

Forney Industries' new line of welding helmets have arrived, and they are truly extraordinary. They cater to all levels of metalworkers, and directly align with various lines of Forney welders. This way, you can find the protection you need based on your level of experience. Read on to learn more about these awesome auto-darkening welding helmets! 

Forney Easy Weld® Series

The Forney Easy Weld auto-darkening welding helmets are perfect for DIYers, hobbyists and novice welders. They feature easy to use controls, so you don't have to worry about learning complicated instructions before you start welding. These helmets also feature a lightweight, impact resistant, fireproof shell for increased comfort and protection. 

Black Matte Helmet
Black Matte
ITEM# 55731
Velocity Helmet
Velocity
ITEM# 55732


Forney® Series 

The Forney auto-darkening welding helmets feature HD optical clarity with true color technology that allows you to clearly see what you're doing, resulting in clear and precise welds. They also encompass an adjustable ratchet headband with increased padding for comfort. Both the technology and headgear allow you to weld for long periods of time without feeling the discomfort of a standard helmet.

Black Matte Helmet
Black Matte
ITEM# 55857
The Angler Helmet
The Angler
ITEM# 55858
Scorch Helmet
Scorch
ITEM# 55859
Smoking Rose Helmet
Smoking Rose
ITEM# 55860
Valor Helmet
Valor
ITEM# 55861
Gerry Cheevers Helmet
Gerry Cheevers
ITEM# 55862


Forney® PRO Series

The Forney PRO auto-darkening welding helmets include four optical arc sensors, supplying extra protection against arc flash. The viewing area is 10.44 sq. inches and features Arc Optics technology, providing a crisp and clear view of your welds. The headgear is heavily padded of increased comfort, making them perfect for professionals who weld for extended periods of time.

Black Matte Helmet
Black Matte
ITEM# 55935
Camo Helmet
Camo
ITEM# 55936
Amped HelmetAmped
ITEM# 55937
Warhawk HelmetWarkhawk
ITEM# 55938
Carbon Maple Leaf HelmetCarbon Maple Leaf
ITEM# 55939

 
Series Comparison 

Technical Specifications
Feature Forney Easy Weld® Forney®  Forney® PRO 
Viewing Area 5.97 sq. in. (3-3/5" x 1-7/11"), (92 mm x 42 mm) 5.97 sq. in. (3-3/5" x 1-7/11"), (92 mm x 42 mm) 10.44 sq. in. (3.94" x 2.65"), (100 mm x 67 mm)
Variable Shade Selection DIN 9-13  DIN 9-13  DIN 5-9, DIN 9-13
Shade Selector External shade selector knob External shade selector knob Internal shade selector with grind option
Grind Mode Internal switch External shade selector knob Internal sensitivity knob
Number of ARC Sensors 2 2
Optical Clarity Rating 1/1/1/2 1/1/1/2 1/1/1/2
High Definition Clarity No Yes- HD optical clarity with true color technology  Yes- Arc Optics technology
Shell 15.24 oz., impact resistant, fireproof 15.24 oz., impact resistant, fireproof 17.44 oz., impact resistant, fireproof
Sensitivity Control Adjustment Low-high, internal switch Low-high, internal, adjust by step-less Low-high, internal, adjust by step-less
Delay Control Adjustment Min-max, internal switch Min-max, internal, adjust by step-less Min-max, internal, adjust by step-less
Delay Time 0.15S ~0.07055 0.15S ~0.80S 0.15S ~0.80S
Switching Speed 1/25,000 per second 1/25,000 per second 1/25,000 per second
Low TIG AMPS Rated 5 AMP 5 AMP 2 AMP
Power Supply Li-Mn battery (non-replaceable) & solar combination Li-Mn battery (non-replaceable) & solar combination Solar cells with 2-each replaceable 3V lithium batteries and automatic on/off technology
Automatic On/Off  Yes Yes Yes
Meets Standards All related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN175, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards  All related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN175, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards  All related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN175, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards
Magnifier Lens Compatible  Yes Yes Yes
Headgear Standard Dual strap, padded sweatband Dual strap, heavily padded sweatband


Through The Lens Comparison 

Forney Easy Weld® Forney® Forney® PRO
Solar Powered Battery Solar Powered Battery Solar Powered, Replaceable Batteries
Outer Lens
Outer Lens
Outer Lens
Outer Lens
Outer Lens
Outer Lens
Inner Lens
Inner Lens
Inner Lens
Inner Lens
Inner Lens
Inner lens
Forney Easy Weld Lens HD Optical Clarity View Forney Pro Lens
Striking an arc
Standard View HD Optical Clarity with True Color Technology Arc Optics Technology


Headgear Comparison 

Forney Easy Weld®
Forney Easy Weld Headgear
  • Adjustable headband
  • Versatile angle and horizontal adjustments 
  • Ratchet adjustment
  • Standard removable sweatband (washable)
  • 5-point angle adjustment for easy modification
Forney®
Forney Headgear
  • Adjustable dual headband
  • Versatile angle and horizontal adjustments
  • Padded removable sweatband (washable)
  • 5-point angle adjustment for easy modification
  • Ratchet adjustment 
  • Tilt adjustment
Forney® PRO
Forney Pro Headgear
  • Adjustable dual headband
  • Versatile angle and horizontal adjustments
  • Heavily padded removable sweatband (washable) 
  • 5-point adjustment for easy modification
  • Quick release button for hassle-free adjustments
  • Advanced ratchet adjustment 
  • Swivel adjustment 

* Forney® PRO headgear is not interchangeable with the Forney® or Forney Easy Weld® helmets


Ready For a Change?

This new line of helmets make it easy to match your skill to your helmet, and your helmet to your machine. Now you can find protection to fit your needs at the price you deserve. 

If you own a Forney helmet from a different line, and you're looking to change, check out the comparison chart below to help you choose your next line of welding protection. 

Black Matte Helmet

Forney Easy Weld®

Window Size 5.97 sq. in.
Controls Switch 9-13
Optical Clarity  1/1/1/2
Sensors 2
Switching Speed 1/25,000
Headgear Standard

 

Premier Series Helmet Premier Series™  VS Forney Helmet Forney®
5.97 sq. in.  Window Size 5.97 sq. in.
Switch 9-13 Controls   Dial 9-13
1/1/1/2  Optical Clarity 1/1/1/2 HD optical clarity with true color technology
2 Sensors 2
1/16,000 Switching Speed 1/25,000 
Standard Headgear Dual strap, padded sweatband

 

Advantage Series HelmetAdvantage™ Series Master Series Helmet
Master™ Series
VS Forney PRO HelmetForney® PRO
 7.77 sq. in. 9.144 sq. in.  Window Size 10.44 sq. in.
Dial 9-13 Dial 5-8/9-13 Controls Dial 5-9 / 9-13
1/1/1/2 1/1/1/1 HD Optical Clarity 1/1/1/2 Arc Optics technology
4 4 Arc Sensors 4
1/16,000 1/20,000 Switching Speed 1/25,000
Standard Standard Headgear Dual strap, heavily padded sweatband


Want more information? Check out the videos below!
 

Helmet Details and Specifications 

Through the Lens Comparison

 


Forney Industries auto-darkening welding helmets meet all related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN715, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards. 

For more information about these welding helmets, visit forneyind.com, or call our customer service team at 1-800-521-6038

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