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Lincoln Electric Adds Graveyard Shift Design to VIKING 2450 Series Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets

March 20, 2012

Lincoln Electric has added the new Graveyard Shift design to their array of 2450 VIKING Auto-Darkening Welding Helmets. The new Graveyard Shift features a matte black surface with a gothic-inspired skull and barbed wire design.

VIKING 2450 Series helmets feature:

• Solar-power with battery assistance (from two user-replaceable lithium batteries);

• Generous 2.4-in. viewing area height in a U.S. standard 5.25- x 4.50-in.-sized lens cartridge with four arc sensors;

• Internal, continuously variable 9 -13 shade control;

• Variable delay to adjust the time required to bring the helmet from a darkened view back to the light state;

• Variable sensitivity to control the cartridge’s performance in varying environments;

• A “grind mode” allowing the helmet to be used as a grinding shield for weld prep or post-weld clean-up activities;

• Ability to perform at a low three amps DC and five amps AC polarity for the GTAW (TIG) process; and

• Lighter weight than many auto-darkening helmets, weighing in at 21 oz. (602 g).

Additionally, all VIKING helmets include extra inside and outside cover lenses, a Lincoln Electric bandana and a sport-pak style helmet bag. The helmets are magnifying “cheater” lens and hard hat adapter capable. 

The 2450 Series helmets are also offered in standard black and four other graphic styles, including Heavy Metal, Foose Hemisfear, Patriot and Street Rod. The standard black helmets include a decal sheet, allowing the user to customize their helmet with flags, logos or letter characters.

All VIKING helmets meet ANSI Z87.1, CAN/CSA Z94.3 and CE Certifications.

For more information on Lincoln Electric’s VIKING 2450 Series Graveyard Shift Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet, call (888) 355-3213 or visit to obtain bulletin E12.208.


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