The Camera Display Welder's Helmet is a welding helmet with a closed circuit television system to completely eliminate exposure to UV radiation to the eyes and face while welding.
Inventor Thomas J. LaFlech of Lowell, IN has created a welding helmet with a closed circuit television system to completely eliminate exposure to UV radiation to eyes and face while welding.
Arc welding is a process that is used in many industries and hobbies. Due to the nature of the arc, a vast amount of UV radiation is released which poses a severe danger to ones eyesight. Recent technology has provided welding helmets in which the glass instantly darkens in response to the arc. While this feature makes work simpler and quicker, it still does not completely reduce exposure to the UV radiation. Over time, a career welder will still experience deteriorating eyesight, and negative effects on their skin. In addition, there are many instances in which welds must be observed, or even verified and checked. However, it is difficult for supervisors, interns, or others to view the actual weld.
This clever new invention allows a welder to view the arc welding process through a television monitor. The device is an enclosed helmet. It protects eyes and skin. It has vents for air circulation. It has recording and wireless capabilities. The use of the Camera Display Welder's Helmet provides enhanced vision capabilities to welders and others, in a manner which is not only quick, easy, and effective, but completely eliminates any exposure to UV radiation.