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3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW
Cyberweld Price: $322.35
Mfg Industrial Price: $420.16
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3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW

The Speedglas™ 9100 welding helmet with 9100X auto-darkening lens is the most advanced, solar battery assist auto-darkening lens in the Speedgas welding helmet line. The comfort of the Speedglas™ 9100 welding helmet is the result of extensive research and development processes. 3M™ consulted with international experts in ergonomics and anatomy to ensure that the 9100 is the most comfortable and protective Speedglas™ welding helmet ever.

The 9100X lens offers a large 8.82 square inch viewing area PLUS these great features: A grinding shade 3. Gas welding shade 5. Micro-plasma welding shade 8. Arc welding shades 9 through 13. Sensitivity settings for normal welding to low-amp inverter TIG welding, and even low sensitivity setting for when other welders are working nearby.

Speedglas™ 9100 Helmet Features
  • The helmet is made from a lightweight, but durable material that meets the mechanical strength requirements of ANSI Z87.1-2003.
  • Heat reflecting silver front.
  • Increased coverage for lower neck from heat and welding sparks.
  • Increased coverage for ear and side of neck.
  • SideWindows: Exclusive, patented shade 5 filters that widen your field of vision. SideWindows enable you to be more aware of nearby moving machinery, tools and other peripheral hazards. Welders can also use removable cover plates for when peripheral vision would be distracting.

    Speedglas™ 9100X Auto Dark Lens Features
  • Viewing area 8.82 sq in.
  • Solar panel to extend battery life
  • Magnification made easy. The new magnifying lens holder, on the inside face of the welding helmet, makes lens installation easier and more adjustable.
  • Seven user selectable dark shades: shade 5 for gas welding/cutting, shade 8 for microplasma and low amp TIG welding and shade 9 to 13 for most other types of arc welding.
  • The tack welding comfort mode uses an intermediate light state (shade 5). If a follow-up arc is not struck within two seconds, the welding filter switches to the normal light state (shade 3). The comfort mode may help reduce eye fatigue resulting from the eye constantly needing to adjust to differing light levels during tack welding.
  • The delay function allows the user to set the dark-to-light switching time.
  • Sensitivity of arc detection can be adjusted to provide reliable switching for a wide range of arc welding processes, amperages and situations. And you now can lock-in any shade: the light shade for grinding or other non-welding activities, or one of the dark shades to have it function as a passive welding filter.



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    Mfg Industrial Price: $44.53Cyberweld Price: $39.99



    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet Neck Protection 06-0500-523M Speedglas Welding Helmet Neck Protection 06-0500-52Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Neck Protection - 9100 Series


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    3M Speedglas 9100X Starter Kit 06-0201-203M Speedglas 9100X Starter Kit 06-0201-20Package of 5-Outside Cover Plates, 2-Inside Cover Plates, and 1-Replacement Sweatband for Speedglas™ 9100X ONLY.


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    Code: 06-0201-20

    $22.39



    3M Speedglas Outside Protection Plate 06-0200-513M Speedglas Outside Protection Plate 06-0200-51Package of 10 - Standard Outside Protection Plate. Suitable for 9100 series Speedglas™ welding helmets ONLY.


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    Code: 06-0200-51

    $26.14



    3M Speedglas Inside Protection Plate 06-0200-103M Speedglas Inside Protection Plate 06-0200-10Package of 5 - Standard Inside Protection Plate. Suitable for New 9100 series Speedglas™ welding helmets ONLY.


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    $9.45

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    Miller Welding Helmet Magnifying Lens 212235Miller Welding Helmet Magnifying Lens 2122352 X 4 magnifying lens fits most major brands of standard and auto-dark, large view or standard view welding helmets.


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    Code: 212235

    $8.84

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    3M Speedglas Replacement Batteries 04-0320-003M Speedglas Replacement Batteries 04-0320-00Package of 2 - Replacement batteries. Suitable for SL, Utility and all 100, 9000, 9002 and 9100 series Speedglas™ welding helmets.


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    $13.31



    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet Headgear 06-0400-513M Speedglas Welding Helmet Headgear 06-0400-51Speedglas™ Welding Helmet Headgear and Mounting Hardware - 9100 Series


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    $21.90



    3M Speedglas Hard Hat Adapter - 9100 Series 06-0014-00NR3M Speedglas Hard Hat Adapter - 9100 Series 06-0014-00NR3M™ Speedglas™ Hard Hat Adapter (band & mounting hardware) to mount your 9100 series Speedglas™ welding helmet


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    Code: 06-0014-00NR

    $39.58




    19 Questions & 20 Answers
    Jacob
    from Alabama asked:
    June 7, 2016
    How clear isnthisbhood compared to the Jackson true sight 2, Miller hoods, and the new XXI model. Obviously it's not the XXI but is there that much of a difference between this hood and competitors? And why don't they recommend using these for overhead welding?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW is a very good helmet however the optics used in the 9100x are not quite as clear as you would find in a SpeedglasXXi or a Jackson Trusight 2. The 9100x would be equal to the top of the line Miller helmets. None of these helmets are recommended for overhead welding because they are molded from plastic and the front lenses are plastic. If a hot glob of weld from overhead welding were to fall onto the helmet it would melt through.. Helmets made from fiberglass are generally the choice for overhead welding
    Customer Service
    on June 7, 2016

    Barry Wisniewski
    from Tupelo Mississippi asked:
    June 2, 2016
    How does it do with flux core and mig and stick welding?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW is a very good helmet and can be used for stick, tig, mig,flux cored, plasma cutting and even oxy/ acetylene welding and cutting.
    Customer Service
    on June 3, 2016

    duane wiebe
    from Tacoma WA asked:
    February 9, 2016
    Can I get a 2 diopter magnifying lens? Do I also need a lens holder?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW comes with a built in mag lens holder. You can go here to order a 2 diopter mag lens...http://store.cyberweld.com/malemihe.html
    Customer Service
    on February 10, 2016

    Beau
    from soiux city, iowa asked:
    August 25, 2015
    what are the dimensions of this helmet?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW measure approx 17 inches from the very top to the bottom edge and measures approx 10 inches at its widest point.
    Customer Service
    on August 26, 2015

    John
    from Knoxville, TN asked:
    January 14, 2015
    Does this helmet come with a warranty?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW comes with a 2 year manufacturers warranty
    Customer Service
    on January 15, 2015

    Gianluca
    from Germany asked:
    December 14, 2014
    Can you send this helmet to Germany ??
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW can be shipped to Germany however we do not do that directly.. We go through an exporter.Shipping to Germany is not free. In order to determine your shipping costs you will need to go to our web site and start to generate and order for the 9100xx. Once you have entered your ship to information you will see your shipping costs. Once you have your shipping costs you can continue with the order or you can opt out of the order
    Customer Service
    on December 15, 2014

    terry
    from sweerester tn. asked:
    November 16, 2014
    Does the solar assist charge battery
    The Three M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW has both a solar panel and and also uses a battery. Basically the battery is used to start the auto darkening lens. Once the weld arc starts the lens will run off of the energy produced by the solar panel.. The solar panel does not charge the battery
    Customer Service
    on November 17, 2014

    Eric
    from Lorton, Virginia asked:
    August 30, 2014
    Will the Miller half mask respirator (LPR-100) fit under this helmet? If not, what are the other options for a respirator?
    Miller half mask respirator (LPR-100) will fit under this helmet nicely.
    Customer Service
    on September 2, 2014

    Gil Kushilevitz
    from East Hanover, NJ asked:
    July 23, 2014
    Can this model be later fitted with the 3M Adflow powered respirator in case I would like to add it?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW is not up gradable to adflo system.. What you can do is purchase Speedglas part # 35-1101-00sw .. This is the complete adflo system with helmet less the auto darkening lens.If you purchase the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW you could remove the auto darkening lens from this helmet and install it in the Adflo system which will save you some money
    Customer Service
    on July 23, 2014

    kris
    from brooklyn,ny asked:
    May 26, 2014
    does helmet have to be turned on or is it auto on
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW has an "ON" button to turn the lens on .. The lens will stay on as long as there is welding activity.. If it does not see any welding activity it will shut off after a period of time to save battery . At this point you will have to turn it on again
    Customer Service
    on May 27, 2014

    steve
    from greencastle, PA asked:
    April 25, 2014
    Does this helmet take a standard or proprietary magnifying lens? Are there any other accessories required to install a magnifying lens?
    The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW will accept a standard 2 x4 mag lens..No other accessories are needed to install the mag lens in the helmet
    Customer Service
    on April 28, 2014

    marty
    from stbob07@yahoo.com asked:
    March 22, 2014
    can you use speedglas hardhat with this model 9100x
    3M advises that the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW can be used with a Speedglas hard hat, You will need the Speedglas Hard Hat adapter # 06-00147-00NR
    Customer Service
    on March 25, 2014

    Ryan
    from Middletown, Nj asked:
    November 21, 2013
    Could this helmet be used for over head welding ?
    3M/ Speedglas does not recommend the3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW for overhead welding
    Customer Service
    on November 22, 2013

    Ron
    from Honolulu asked:
    November 1, 2013
    Do the Side Windows adjust darkness or is it fixed at shade 5?
    The side windows on the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW are a fixed shade and are not adjustable.
    Customer Service
    on November 5, 2013

    Jarod Buehler
    from Manalapan, NJ asked:
    September 28, 2013
    How do you switch to grind mode?
    To set the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW to the grind mode you adjust the sensitivity so that the led light is positioned under the light green colored block (light state lock). This will lock the lens in a shade 3 mode for grinding use. The led will flash every 8 seconds to remind the user that the lens is locked in the grind mode..Before welding the lens must be changed back to the appropriate shade for welding
    Customer Service
    on October 8, 2013
    To set the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW to the grind mode you adjust the sensitivity so that the led light is positioned under the light green colored block (light state lock). This will lock the lens in a shade 3 mode for grinding use. The led will flash every 8 seconds to remind the user that the lens is locked in the grind mode..Before welding the lens must be changed back to the appropriate shade for welding
    Customer Service
    on October 8, 2013

    Michael
    from Australia asked:
    August 4, 2013
    Hi can you ship this welding helmet - 9100X to Melbourne Australia. How much? Michael
    Sorry but we can not ship the 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW to Australia
    Customer Service
    on August 5, 2013

    John B
    from Bessemer, Michigan asked:
    April 23, 2013
    Does this come with head gear?
    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW, comes with 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet Headgear 06-0400-51.
    Customer Service
    on April 24, 2013

    Cheryl
    from denver,co asked:
    April 18, 2013
    How long is this sale price good for?
    We sell The 3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW for $314.45 and that is our every day price.. We are not expecting any pricing increases in the near future
    Customer Service
    on April 19, 2013

    darrell
    from tenn. asked:
    December 31, 2012
    is this made in usa?
    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW is manufactured in Sweden.. The helmet is assembled in the US
    Customer Service
    on January 2, 2013


    By shane
    United States
    great helmet
    April 13, 2017
    After years of using miller helmets and not liking them I tried a speedglass. So far the headgear is great.. lense works good. Comfortable, light and does what it should. Glad I bought this helmet
    ProsLight comfortable headgear
    ConsNone so far
    By A. Young
    Nevada
    Best Weld Helmet
    January 21, 2017
    I have been a welder, both professional and weekend crafter, for over 30 yrs. and this is the most comfortable, best helmet I have ever owned.
    By Cory
    Kansas City, MO
    Good Quality
    June 24, 2016
    Had and still have a 9002X and been hearing about the 9100 series having the tack mode (shade specified, tack, shade 5, shade 3) so ended up purchasing the 9100X. Seems to be as good as Speedglas gets which is great! Fast shipping and came with everything Cyberweld said it came with. Overall very pleased.
    ProsTack, grind and optional "fixed" mode with side windows.
    ConsHeadgear (very comfortable) was not hard to get it where I wanted it but not the easiest either.
    By Greg
    Washington state
    Best hood ever
    May 28, 2016
    I've been in fabrication for18 yrs and have only the best luck getting replacement parts for these hoods. Thanks for your service cyberweld
    By Chase
    San Diego California
    Great product
    May 5, 2016
    Works great
    By Jake
    Nebraska
    Great good
    March 26, 2016
    I've been using this hood for a week, no problems worth it it all. Wish I had got the bigger lens, but am very happy with the quality.
    By Ryan
    Trying Ca
    Great product!
    February 20, 2016
    I'm very pleased with this hood! I've had my Miller for the last two years and the visibility with my new one is better than anything I've ever seen or used. It's a nice lightweight helmet, that is very wonderful.
    ProsEverything about it so far has been great.
    ConsNone yet.
    By Kelly D.
    Seattle, Wa
    Best All Around Helmet Available
    November 15, 2015
    I have spent a large portion of my work day with a welding helmet on over the last 30+ years, the 9100 is the best I've found.
    By Rob R.
    Chicago, IL
    Great Buy
    November 13, 2015
    I forked up the money to purchase the 9100X for my friend because he is getting married. It's his gift from me, but I'm almost tempted to just keep it for myself because I love it. I def. wish I had something like this when I was welding. I love the visibility and the look of it. I'm jealous. Makes me think I should get married so I can buy myself one..... haha just kidding. I'm sure he won't be disappointed!
    ProsVisibility Versatility
    By ObiShanKenobi
    Toronto, Ontario
    If you are trying to decide if its worth it, its worth every penny
    September 27, 2015
    After hearing my instructor describe his experience with speedglas i had to see for myself. Better in every possible category over my old Miller Pro Hobby.
    Prosincredible optics sidewindows head gear room for respirator
    Consheavier weight if you are buying from canada the price you will pay is easily double what the deal cyberweld has listed(after checking every other possible source cyberweld HAS THE BEST DEAL)
    By RES
    AK
    3M Speedglas
    August 30, 2015
    I bought the original version of the Speedglas, the model 9000X, about 15 years ago. During that time I've been pleased with the product and, other than batteries, I have had no problems. But the helmet was showing its age and the lens of that original 9000X was getting dark areas, so I started checking out newer AD helmets. The best modern AD helmet I could find was the new Speedglas model 9100X. Actually, if you don't use magnifying lenses, maybe one of the larger viewing window models would be the absolute best, I wanted the standard 2x4 window. The newer suspension or headgear on the new 9100X is more comfortable and easy to adjust.The lens is very clear and bright, and easy to adjust. Overall, I'm very pleased with this helmet.
    ProsThere is a frame installed inside to accept the standard 2x4 "cheater" lens. This is an improvement over sandwiching it behind the plastic cover plates.
    ConsHardhat mounting is going to be more difficult. The standard plastic bolts that I used to mount my older 9000X model to the hardhat lugs won't fit this helmet. Instead, I need to buy a dedicated hardhat mounting kit.
    By Bryan
    Georgia
    Great product exactly what I was looking for
    August 19, 2015
    Don't be scared by the price it worth every penny
    ProsExcellent head gear, side view pretty much everything about it
    ConsNone so far
    By Brandon
    Rockford, Illinois
    Fast delivery
    May 31, 2015
    Love 360 view
    By Ryan
    Wisconsin
    Happy Customer
    May 26, 2015
    They say you get what you pay for, so I'm glad I spent the money where I did. The Speedglas helmet is worth it. Highly recommended during my use. Spend the money once and never have to buy another helmet again.
    By Dennis
    Columbus, Montana
    Great Helmet
    March 26, 2015
    Used HF auto-darkening and a hobart passive lense for the last 8 years. I weld approx. 2 hrs./ wk. maintenance / construction / teaching. Love this helmet. Would've loved the XX model but really stretched to get this one. Now I want to get more time to weld. I love the clarity, it does help you to be a better welder.
    Prosclarity, helmet coverage, ease of replacement parts / lenses,
    Consprice, as always, gotta watch the pennys
    By Kevin
    Shelton, CT
    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet
    March 21, 2015
    This is by far the best helmet I have ever owned. Exceptional performance.
    By justin
    Tennessee
    not that impressed after day 1
    March 3, 2015
    Used this hood for only an hour today and well...its really not that great. The headgear sucks so far complete PIA to get used to and it actually gave me a headache after only an hour. Th clarity is phenominal though. But theres hoods out there are other hoods out there with the same optical quality for half the price. Just me 2 cents. To be fair ive oy used it once for an hour so ill use it a while longer and post another reply
    ProsClarity is amazing
    ConsHeadgear sucks and it gets burn holes pretty easy
    By farm boy
    kansas
    Great investment if you weld for a living.
    February 26, 2015
    Been welding for 40 years now and have always used a Fibre metal standard helmet. Finally decided to try an auto darkening helmet and after much internet research went for the 3M 9100x. Wow, what an improvment! It took a few days to get the head gear adjusted just right but other than that it's been a great investment. Well worth the price!
    Prosworks as advertised
    ConsI thought i was buying an american made product but it's made in sweden. At least it's not made in china.
    By Danny
    Orlando, Fl
    Speedglas rules!!!!!
    February 7, 2015
    I finally decided to purchase a speedglas 9100x...After using this hood,and having other hoods Like miller, hobart,jackson, rhino,and harbourfreight and over 20yrs of welding expierience. I can assure you that there's nothing better out there with such quality, comfort, and clarity.... I will never go back to any other brand....It's worth every dollar!!!!!! And your eyes,neck and face will feel the difference immidiately. ..
    Proslense clarity ,comfort and balance of welding helmet is unlike anything. ....nothing compares to a speedglas. ...Now I understand why they are #1
    ConsNothing
    By Ryan
    Salt Lakce City, Utah
    Best welding hood, Great Price!
    February 6, 2015
    I've used several hoods and these are by far the best. This price beats any other quoted price from my local welding supply stores
    By mike
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Great Helmet
    January 29, 2015
    Had some reservations about buying on line, without trying the helmet out. However everything turned out better than expected. The helmet is fantastic, no complaints.
    Prosvery comfortable
    Consnone
    By Jeremy
    Hawarden, IA
    headgear is a failure
    January 5, 2015
    good helmet but headgear is terrible. Have had this helmet since 2012 and have gone through 4 sets of headgear. Tired of buying new head gear so will be done with speedglas. Would not recommend this helmet to anyone.
    Conshead gear is a failure
    By Roelfs
    Nebraska
    Gee Dang
    October 29, 2014
    I have owned this hood for a couple days now, and have since thrown out my miller hood. Speedglas is awesome
    ProsExhaust vents, outside 5 shades
    ConsHeadgear fine tuning
    By Josh
    Tulsa Ok
    Good helmett
    September 16, 2014
    Very nice helmet. Only have some slight problems with the headgear.
    By James
    New York, NY
    Dont worry, This is the right choice
    August 11, 2014
    I was looking for a new auto-darkening helmet with grind mode after years of burning with the fixed shade then switching to the full face grind shield for grinding. Looked at the top miller models along with the 9100X. Some speedglas bias was part of my decision making process when selecting this helmet. Obviously helmet selection is 100% operator comfort based and each helmet should be tested for fit/functionality. Unfortunately, the internet lacks the tangibility of in-store purchases and you need to base you decision off reviews like this one. This is an excellent helmet. From the second you pick it up you can feel quality craftsmanship throughout the helmet system. Buy it! you will not have buyers remorse. The hobby/light industrial welder will have this helmet for a life time, The professional will have a top quality helmet that will hold up to extreme work conditions for many years. I must say, an external grind mode button would make this product an undisputed 5 star product, although I could see issues with spatter/hot slag nesting on the button somehow...Please see pros/cons for bulleted comments.
    Pros-Overall low profile, everything is more form fitting than the previous Speedglas models -Side view lenses are nice. I was apprehensive at first anticipating glare from the sun or other light source above work area. We'll see how it works with other welders in the area burning on the sides. -New head gear is awesome...takes some getting used to but the improved ergonomics are immediately evident. -All major parts are easily removed and replaced with parts list included
    Cons-Grind mode must be turned on from inside the helmet holding the shade button down for 2 seconds... Grind mode must be turned off before arc start.. Not really a big deal...
    By Jacob
    Athens, Georgia
    Works great
    June 2, 2014
    Works great! Large field of vision. I love the side panels for peripheral vision.
    By Joshua
    central PA
    A good tool
    May 29, 2014
    I bought an early version of the Speedglas helmet many years ago, (15 or 20). It has never died. It still works well, but I can't seem to get harness parts or protective lenses for it. I indulged myself with a new, top line version, and so far I'm very pleased. I like that the #3 and #5 shade can be locked on, something I always wished for in the old version, the sensitivity controls are more intuitive and easier to adjust, there is adequate space to wear a respirator to fit under the helmet, (a custom I wish I had adopted much early), and the harness design is really good. The harness adjustable to a degree that is a little confusing, but once I played with it a bit I find the helmet to be really stable and comfortable and it stays where I need it when I'm moving my head into awkward positions. I have a very large head and it had plenty of adjustment. The best helmet suspension I've experienced. I hope it is sturdy, it looks a little light. The helmet is heavier than a conventional helmet, but not a lot, and, if you're trying to get a lot of work done, and done well, the extra weight of the auto-darkening device is absolutely worth it.
    By Dave
    Wisconsin
    9100x
    May 22, 2014
    Great fit light weight Nice
    By Rick
    Christmas, Fl
    So far so good
    May 7, 2014
    I purchased this hemet for my son, and he is enjoying so far
    Prosit is light weight and easy to use
    Consnone yet
    By Ron
    United States
    Comfortable and great on the eyes, grind mode could be easier...
    April 18, 2014
    I am a pipefitter/welder and weld about 7 hours a day. The hood works great as for most of the functions. Headgear is extremely comfortable. Viewing area is the perfect size. Presently I am welding in a pipe fabrication shop; mig, stick, tig. The reason for the 3 stars is grind mode. Our welds get a visual inspection before they go out the door. All tacks must be removed or ramped to look like a seamless weld. The grind mode is a royal pain. You have to cycle through every level of sensitivity to get to grind mode, then cycle through again to get back to your weld setting. A button just for grind mode on/off like Miller would make this hood perfect.
    ConsNeed a button for grind mode on/off.
    By Ryan
    building, racecars
    Works great, fits great.
    April 4, 2014
    This is my first high end auto dark welding helmet. Was worth the money. Have miged with a fixed shade and tiged with an inexpensive auto. I do a lot of thin low amperage tig the sensitivity and shades available works well. Best feature, aside from the quality of the helmet overall, for me is the peripheral vision made possible with the side windows. Helps maneuvering around in car welding roll cages, can leave the helmet on.
    ProsEasily adjustable sensitivity and shade darkness. Highest sensitivity levels work well with low amperage tig. Peripheral vision with helmet on. Lot of adjustability for fitment on head.
    ConsThe stop adjustment for the position of the helmet when down is only on the right side. Feels like the left side twists as there is no stop. Would like to see this on both sides.
    By rick p
    lima ohio
    speedglas welding hood
    March 19, 2014
    great product
    By John
    Michigan
    Great company great product
    February 20, 2014
    Fast delivery great price
    By Andy
    Seattle, Washington
    good function, quick response, straightforward controls
    January 30, 2014
    have used it with MIG welding only and for 2-3 hour sessions. Still fussing with headband adjustments.
    By Zach
    Turlock, CA
    Excellent Helmet
    January 21, 2014
    After hours of researching helmets, I decided on the 9100X and it has proven to be an excellent decision. I've only used it a couple of times, but the quality and consistency of my welds has improved 100%. Optics are top notch and the fit is great. I'm still working on getting the knob tight enough to maintain the helmet in the home position, but other than that I have zero complaints. Cyberweld has excellent prices and shipping was relatively quick.
    Pros-Optics -Fit and finish -Starter kit (5 outer/2 inner protection plates, and 1 sweatband included)
    By Daniel
    Seattle, Wa.
    Very good welding helmet
    December 16, 2013
    This is my third 3M welding helmet. I like this new 3M Speedglas welding helmet 9100x a lot, I recommend this helmet is very light weight and comfortable.
    Prosgood size window view, very comfortable head band, good for grinding.
    By David
    Miami
    Outstanding Helmet
    November 18, 2013
    This is a well designed helmet, very well thought out.The optics are superb, a clear and balanced wide view for sure. Adjustments for head fit are numerous and sensible, I have no problem getting the helmet to stay where I want it to. The side windows,front vents and wider rear opening makes cheaper helmets seem claustrophobic and suffocating. After using a $50 auto-dark helmets for TIG welding nothing compares to this.
    Pros-Visibility -Fit -Cyberweld price
    Consnone so far
    By Steven Dickey
    Wichita Falls, Texas
    Really nice welding hood.
    October 31, 2013
    It's a really good welding hood. I have been welding for thirty years and this is the first hood I've used with Auto dark lens. It takes a little time to get use too. Now I really like this feature, easy way too start a weld.
    ProsI like the way the hood is made. It looks smaller than most hood but it covers more area. Nice feature when your welding overhead.
    Consnone at this time.
    By Jim
    Austin, TX
    Worth the pain (cost)
    October 9, 2013
    Very comfortable and works as advertised. Shipping was very prompt and well-prepared by Cyberweld. The magnifier inserts work very well. The detent for the up position was the only frustrating thing about the helmet (until I watched the DVD).
    ProsThe shipping was quick and the cost was fair.
    ConsNone -
    By Biff
    Scottsdale, AZ
    Can see the weld bead and puddle clearly for first time
    September 24, 2013
    This helmet and some LED lighting made for a happy novice welder. I am a hobbyist and have been practicing MIG on and off for about year, but could never see the bead and weld puddle well until this helmet.
    By Joshua
    Texas
    Best Helmet!!
    September 22, 2013
    Works brilliantly and keeps my eyes safe and great!
    By NS-A
    Dayton
    Welding helmet
    September 22, 2013
    Up to date tracking. Notifications were quick. Product was in great condition.
    By Mike
    Northwest, NJ
    Great Helmet
    September 2, 2013
    Just started to weld and did a lot of research and spoke with a few folks all recommended to purchase a good helmet to protect your eyes. Like the large view and the sides have a tinted panel which gives you a very clear view not the tunnel vision or feeling from the other helmets. The cost was a big question mark but after I tried the helmet , I can tell you the extra $$ are worth it!!
    ProsLots...... large viewing area, side tinted panels, 3 modes of operation along with 3 sensors
    Conshead adjustment takes time to get use to it.
    By JAFO
    Nornan Oklahoma
    Oh My Goodness, by JAFO
    August 31, 2013
    Quality is important to most everyone making a living , cost is always a factor . You've always heard " You get what you pay for " Speedglas is no exception . This Helmet is Awesome , HD 1080P , Digital welding at it's finest . Used only 3 months , but have no complaints .
    ProsOverall weight , style , and versatility . You won't be disappointed in the investment .
    ConsLightweight Headgear that is holding up so far .
    By James
    Mexico,Missouri
    Great!
    July 19, 2013
    I have been using the 9100X for a few years and love it! It's light,comfortable and has a great clarity! I was a Miller man till I tried this hood. Now I'm Speedglas all the way! I use this hood 4-6hrs a day and it never gets heavy.
    ProsLight weight, durable, reliable, man just too many good things to say!
    ConsA bit bulky in tight places, and the head gear could b a bit stronger
    By John
    , Reading, PA
    Speedglas 9100X
    July 19, 2013
    My 9100X works so much better than my Miller Elite ever did. Cyber Weld is on the ball with processing orders and getting them to you very fast.
    By Tom
    Alva, Florida
    LIghtweight and very comfortable
    July 18, 2013
    This helmet is very light and almost feels like its not there. It's crystal clear lens and side view ports make it great for welding in tight spots. The easily adjustable headgear allows for moving the helmet to the position that relieve eye strain while welding. The other guys already want to borrow this helmet if I'm not using it.
    By Zach
    Pennsylvania
    Best of the best
    May 21, 2013
    View is outstanding feels as if you do t even have a hood on
    ProsGreat View Comfortable Light
    By Anthony
    new jersey
    So far so good!
    May 21, 2013
    Only had the hood for about a week but so far I love it. Lighter than my miller elite (which crapped out in two years).
    ProsLight good peripheral vision with the side shields
    ConsLittle pricy but get what you pay for
    By Bgoodlocal21ny
    Westchester, New York
    Cyberweld has all the best.
    April 17, 2013
    I've used the rest, now I've got the best.
    ProsEverything, especially the headgear and lense. Seen the same hood everywhere else for $ 100 more!
    ConsTough to use in tight spots like all the rest.
    By sandy
    Indiana
    Fantastic Helmet ! ! !
    April 5, 2013
    Wow, this hood makes such a difference in comfort level and the optics clarity is terrific! The first time I put it on I was amazed by the side windows, you can see everything, you are not in a dark dungeon. The comfort level goes way beyond any other hood I've worn, although it will take a while to fine tune the head gear adjustments. The optics are clear, not murky, which is a great thing for 40+yr old eyes. Cyberweld was fantastic on shipping, it was supposed to arrive via FedEx on a Monday, but came on a Fri, which was fantastic!!!
    ProsClarity of Optics & Comfort
    By MARK WOODARD
    Florida
    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet - 9100X Auto Dark Lens 06-0100-20SW
    March 22, 2013
    Money well spent don't waste your money on the cheap welding hoods!!!!
    ProsYou can see so much more and better and the hood is very well built and easy to change your settings. Should you bought this hood along time ago!!
    By mike bailey
    arcadia mo
    wow!
    February 17, 2013
    IM 42 my eyes are shot and i have to take a 6g 2xx test, could not have even concidered doing it with out this hood! clarity is awesome! the side windows and large front window let in the light you want , and the extended coverage blocks most of the room lighting. i have never seen the puddle this well! first time i burned with it i wrote all over it and covered it in stickers, this one is mine!
    Prosgreat overall hood!
    Consits a little wide for some situations, keep a 9002 with ya for tight spots!
    By JamR
    Minneapolis, MN
    Great Helmet
    February 12, 2013
    I have been using this helmet (9100X) for 3 weeks straight now. Realistically about 12-18 hours a week doing GMAW & GTAW. Also light cutting, grinding, and torch work. The ability to choose such a wide range of shades, delays, and sensitivity settings for all of those different processes was very important for me, and this helmet has them. It also gives me confidence that it will last. It seems durable. Plus I dig the side windows. Helps me to see the boss out of my peripherals, Lol!
    ProsErgonomic headband. (w/many settings) Large view. Shade, delay, and sensitivity settings.
    By Jason
    Parkersburg wv
    Great if using as softband
    December 23, 2012
    Great visibility , I like my old speedglas adjustability better .overall good I had to buy the hard hat gear . While on a hard hat the welding hood is much heavier than I would like it to be .the soft band gear that comes with the hood is amazing and the most comfortable I've had and wish I could wear it at work !
    ProsVery good visibility and I like the side lens so far
    ConsHeavy and unbalanced on hard hat
    By Steve
    Cuyahoga falls, Ohio
    3M Speedglas 9100X Welding Helmet
    December 23, 2012
    Very good welding helmet for the price and is my second speedglass helmet. Better than Miller and Lincoln helmets.
    ProsEverything.
    ConsNothing yet.
    By Scott
    Litchfield, Mn
    Excellent helmet
    November 8, 2012
    What other welder helmets want to be. Great fitment, the headband can b fitted perfectly with all the adjustments. Love the side windows also!
    By FARMFAB
    Mid-Michigan
    Quality product!
    October 21, 2012
    This is my first auto darkening helmet after 30receiving years of welding on a weekly basis. Through research the 9100 appeared to be the best choice for me. Expensive compared to others, but very good reviews and after using it a few times I'd say it's a quality built product and worth the money.
    ProsLight enough to wear for hours at a time. Good head coverage especially with the add on rear protector.
    ConsPlastic inner and outer lenses pick up alot of dust through static electricity. Doo rag included made for someone with a really big headlines. Wish they had local dealers so I could look at before dishing out $300+
    By nick
    perna1629@aim.com
    3M Speedglas Welding Helmet
    September 2, 2012
    Prompt delivery and good price...very satisfied
    By Jeff brown
    Ny
    The best
    August 24, 2012
    I've used almost every hood out there and when I put the speedglas on it was like getting a new set of eyes! I absolutely love this hood!
    ProsClarity, peripheral vision, tack mode.
    ConsPricey
    By matt
    oregon
    speedglas 9100x tig welder
    July 22, 2012
    the speedglas lens is way better than the lenses found in the other auto darkening hoods in terms of clarity and the evenness of the shade across the lens. i have also found that the sensors work vary well and have plenty of adjustment and sensitivity. the only thing i don't care too much for on this hood is its a little heavier than the old speedglas 9000 series so if you are looking for lightweight hood i would go that route but the 9000 offers less coverage of the neck so i used to get a little flash burn on the sides of my neck if i was welding in awkward positions . the headgear of the 9100x is very adjustable and pretty comfortable once you get used to it. i think they had to design this new double head strap headgear to make up for the extra hood weight and it works well at distributing the weight better across your head but to me it still feels a little front heavy in comparison to other hoods. over all i think its the best choice out right now for a good all around welding hood for TIG,MIG or stick. i use it for TIG work off a table.
    Prosquality, adjustability of the headgear and electronics,coverage of the hood, side windows,durability
    Consa little heavy.
    By Oscar
    Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
    Thanks CYBERWELD
    June 10, 2012
    First of all I have to mention that I had the best experience doing business with CYBERWELD peoples and about this products I just have to say that my son is enjoys his work like never before (very comfortable and reliable)
    By Duane
    Doylestown, Pennsylvania
    Excellent Quality!
    May 29, 2012
    After receiving and using my new Speedglas 9100X, I am happy to report that it has exceeded all of my expectations. I did a lot of research and comparisons prior to purchasing so I felt pretty comfortable in knowing I made the right choice, however, I was still a little skeptical if it would be as good as everyone else had said. No disappointments with this helmet! The quality of every component is outstanding. The headgear is simply amazing in its comfort and the optical quality really puts my old auto darkening helmet to shame. It was nice to get extra inside and outside lenses included as well. I also purchased the extended head protection cover that attaches to the helmet and have already noticed the complete lack of sparks going down my neck and in my ears. You can buy cheaper helmets, but some things shouldn't be skimped on... like your vision. I believe there are a few companies out there that stand out above all others when it comes to high quality in their entire product line, and 3M is unquestionably one of them. I have never bought a 3M product that I wasn't happy with, and this helmet is no exception. Highly recommended!
    ProsExcellent quality throughout Optical clarity Adjustability of electronics Headgear adjustability and comfort Spare lenses included
    ConsNothing.
    By Pete
    Miami , Florida
    Speedglas Helmet
    May 28, 2012
    Headgear was very comfortable, my second choice would have been the Jackson Nextgen since i already own a Jackson fixed shade helmet with the 370 headgear. Spend the money one on a good helmet instead of having several $50 Harbour Freight helmets especially if you are doing welding as a career. Must read the instructions carefully to understand and enjoy the features of this helmet.
    ProsWell worth the money for eye protection
    ConsNone
    By john
    Milwaukee wi
    3m 9100x side windows
    May 5, 2012
    I love this helmet. Speedglas is now the only helmet I will buy from now on. Works good for oxyfuel cutting shade 5 also (most other helmets i noticed go to shade 8 only....to dark). I have had this for 5 months now...dropped it a number of times and does not faze...The helmet shell is definetly made from some high strength plastic other than what you would fine with something like a hobart.
    ProsComfort Quality Side windows wide array of shades Durability Hood and neck add-ons
    By david p
    williams, ca
    best
    April 7, 2012
    the best welding helmet out there
    By J. J.
    Morehead City, NC.
    9100X
    April 7, 2012
    I am a student welder in North Carolina, and this helmet is great for the heat down here. The breath exaust vents keeps the helmet cool, and the fully adjustable headband makes the whole thing fit like a glove.
    Prosthe whole thing!
    Consruns on batteries
    By Galen B
    Redwood Valley,Ca
    3M AUTO Hood
    March 10, 2012
    I have owned these hoods before 3M had bought them out. I love these hoods and Now they are even better. The first SPEED GLAS I owned was back in 1992 and they were awesome hoods then. This one is even better as its easy to use.
    ProsGreat features easy to use A lot of head gear adjustments
    ConsI dont care for the neck piece that extends down.
    By Phydeauxman
    West Virginia
    Expensive but worth it
    March 5, 2012
    Love this helmet. My first welding helmet but likely my last. Very comfortable to wear for a long time.
    By Frank
    Washington DC
    Speedglass Welding Helmet
    March 5, 2012
    This helmet took a little while to get used to the controls .It has done well for what I do (Bench Fabercation).It very comfortabale and I can wear it all day with out the neck strain and I love the side windows they keep people from snecking up on me.
    Prosvisablely, comfortable,east of use

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