Jackson Safety W40 Review

By July 28, 2016Tools
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Price: $215.67
1 new from $215.670 used
  • This quality lens gives you a variable shade (9-13), wide viewing area (3.93" x 2.36"), sensitivity and delay adjustments, four (4) independent auto dimming sensors and easy-to-use digital controls
  • Choose from grind and weld modes (use it for mig welding, tig welding and arc welding) on this value-centric welding mask (2 per order)
  • Jackson Safety W40 INSIGHT Variable Auto Darkening Welding Helmet is compatible with the HLX100 and HSL 100 shells
  • Gives you the compliance you're looking for, since it meets ANSI Z87.1+2010 standards and is CSA compliant
  • The Auto Darkening Filter (ADF) enables welders to adapt to various working environments by controlling the shade of the lens, with adjustments for sensitivity from ambient lighting sources
Lens Speed: With a 1/25,000 second lens speed, the Jackson Safety W40 welding helmet will keep you productive and on schedule.
Efficient Design: It’s easy-to-use digital controls, smart filters and adjustable settings are just what you need to get the job done right.  
Wide Viewing Area: Measuring 3.93″ x 2.36”, this model’s wide viewing area is one of the biggest on the market. You’ll be able to perform precise welding and have ultimate control over your projects.
Two Modes: With a grinding mode and weld mode, you’ll be able to use this welding helmet for mig welding, tig welding, and arc welding, as well as grinding.  
ADF: This model’s auto-darkening functionality is among the best in the industry. It’s able to easily adapt to various working environments, control the state of shade and adjust for ambient light sensitivity with its four independent dimming sensors.
Refresh Rate: Right out of the box this monitor can be overclocked. The display is shipped with a refresh rate of 60 Hz, but the options menu of this monitor enables you to increase that to 100Hz.
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Cramped: Users have noted that their ears touch the sides of the helmet and their nose gets dangerously close to the lens, and in hot and humid environments this can make for an uncomfortable experience.  
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Francis K.

About Francis K.

Francis K. doesn’t stray too far from his toolshed. In fact, other than a brief stint at college, he’s been working on DIY projects or professional woodworking since he was a teenager. If it involves handiwork and a little elbow grease, he’s your guy.