Lincoln Electric

Lincoln Electric introduces VIKING 1740 Series Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet for maximum protection in light to dark settings, and maximum return on investment for welders. The VIKING 1740 Series Helmet weighs only 18.6 ounces, is compatible with ‘cheater’ lens and hardhats, and features a solar powered battery assist with 9-13 shade control settings. Lincoln Electric’s new welding helmet comes standard with seven lenses for inside and out, and a two-year warranty on parts and labor.

Official Release:

Cleveland – The new, lightweight VIKING 1740 Series Auto-Darkening Welding Helmet from Lincoln Electric offers a variety of features designed to reduce the cost of ownership while providing solid protection from a basic helmet offering.

Weighing in at a mere 18.6 ounces, this entry-level helmet series features solar power with battery assist, eliminating the need for an on/off switch. A continuously variable, internal, 9-13 shade control offers sensitivity adjustment for different welding environments and features adjustable delay time from a dark to a light setting.

The 1740 Series helmet is offered in black and includes a two-year parts and labor warranty. It is also magnifying ‘cheater’ lens and hardhat compatible. Extra cover lenses also are included — two for the inside and five for the outside.


  • Weighs 18.6 ounces
  • Solar powered with battery assist
  • Includes internal 9-13 shade control for dark to light settings
  • Magnifying ‘cheater’ lens and hardhat compatible
  • Seven cover lenses and two-year parts and labor warranty included