Q-300: In cold weather (below zero), can the Forney® 55754 glow sticks safely be left in a car?
Yes, however, be advised that reaction time to activate the glow stick and brightness will be dimmer than in normal warmer conditions.
Q-301: What side does the gold coating face on the shaded filter lenses?
The gold side faces outward in order to properly reflect the light.
Q-302: Can you replace the filter plate in an auto-darkening filter assembly?
Filter lenses are part of the filter assembly, therefore they are not replaceable.
Q-303: What sizes are available for the disposable respirators?
All disposable respirators are a "one-size fits all".
Q-304: I noticed some numbers stamped into my welding helmet and "manufactured in 2003." What does this mean?
The 2003 on the helmet and the hang tag is referring to the ANSI Z89.1-2003 standard for industrial head protective helmets. It signifies our helmets meets the requirements classified as Type I for top protection or Type II for top and lateral impact protection. Both types are tested for impact attenuation and penetration resistance. If you look at the lettering before the 2003, you will see ANSI-Z89.1 before it.
Q-305: There is a date code on the inside of my hard hat – is this when the service life starts?
The "date code" stamped on the inside of your hard hat refers to the date of manufacturer, not the starting date for useful service.
Q-306: Is a shade 8 ok for MIG welding?
No, the minimum shade should be at least a shade 9, with shade 10 being better.
Q-307: Does Forney have SDS sheets available?
Yes, they can be found at https://www.askforney.com/product-info/safety-data-sheets-sds/