Custom Welding Helmet

In general, if we think or speak about welding helmets, many of us would imagine a manly monotonous appearance. It is not necessary that welding helmets should always have an uninteresting exterior. We can customize our welding helmets based on any of our fascinated images.

There are plenty of customized welding helmets in the market where some prefer to do it by the experts dealing with tedious hardware crafting works. It depends on individual choices. Even some welders like to customize the welding helmets by their own hands.

Custom welding helmets are not meant to change the functionality of the welding helmet; it is just to change the look fashionably over the boring traditional semblance.

The stylish and exciting images or graphics on the welding helmet will make the welder more appealed for the hard and tiring work.

Needs to Customize your Welding Helmets?

Apart from avoiding the boring appearance of the welding helmet, it is good to customize your mask when you work in a large working space along with many co-welders.

You can avoid the loss of your welding helmet and can easily identify it if it has an exclusive design.

Skull print custom helmet

Helmets that can be customized:

There is no specific helmet type entitled for customization.

You can customize auto-darkening helmet as well though it has sensors to detect the light and the batteries to operate.

A simple traditional welding mask can also be customized according to your wish to make it as cool as you are.

Things to remember before customizing your helmet:

  • If it is an auto-darkening welding helmet, the filters and the sensors should be taken care while customizing, as it may harm the working of the welding helmet.
  • Make use of 3D sculpting software to design your desired images. 
  • If you are customizing the welding helmet by yourself with the stickers of your favorite comics or characters, then you should preferably know materials that should be kept handy and the procedure to set the images.
  • Using the airbrush to paint your welding helmet is the easiest way to customize your welding helmet, but this will work if you are an expert in painting since it involves a light hand for the artistry.
  • Ventilation in the room is an important thing if you decide to customize the welding helmet by yourself, since it may cause suffocation due to excessive usage of glues and coats. 
  • If you are not confident enough to do the designing job, it is good to opt for the purchasing of customized welding helmet or seek the help of experts that do it easily.

Most common customized welding helmet designs available in the market:

  • Skulls
  • Scary opened jaws
  • Dragon-like images
  • Flames and scorching images
  • Robust shades

Conclusion:

Mostly it is better to reach the help of digital artisans to do the designing work if you are not ready for stacking up your warehouse with a new custom welding helmet.

Using stickers to customize the welding helmet might be risky when the sparks and fumes are expelled from the project. And also Stickers may peel off sooner or later from the welding mask- it is always better to digitally design the mask rather than opting for cut-rate stickers.

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References:

https://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Helmet-1/