ESAB is proud to be the sole provider of welding equipment for Season One of Metal Shop Masters, a new Netflix reality TV series premiering globally on Friday, September 10, 2021. The show features seven competitors, five men and two women, who face off in elimination-style fabrication challenges. At the end of six challenges, the last fabricator standing will have earned the title of Metal Shop Master and win a $50,000 prize.
Equipment used for the show is the type of equipment used by millions of welding professionals, contractors, metal artists, farmers, maintenance personnel, auto repair and motorsports shops and do-it-yourself enthusiasts. Products include the Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC all-process welder, the Thermal Dynamics® Cutmaster® 40 manual plasma cutter, a Victor® cutting outfit, the Sentinel™ A50 welding helmet and additional PPE (see below for details). These products are available at local and online welding supply distributors.
ESAB equipment and filler metals shape the future of welding and cutting. ESAB connects fabricators and welding enthusiasts with the widest range of products under its industry-leading brand portfolio. ESAB offers the latest technologies to solve virtually any welding or cutting challenge, then backs it up with the knowledge, experience and passion to help users be more productive than ever before.
ESAB products provided to Metal Shop Masters include:
Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC is the first-ever portable, all-process machine, complete with MIG, Flux-Cored, Stick, DC TIG, DC Pulse TIG, and AC TIG capabilities, which means it TIG welds aluminum.
Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 40 plasma cutter with SL60 1Torch offers the highest power-to-weight ratio in its class. It weighs 22 lbs., has the flexibility to use 115V – 230V primary power and delivers a rated output of 40 amps at 40 percent duty-cycle.
Victor Performer EDGE™ 2.0 Cutting/Heating/Welding Outfit includes everything users need for oxy-fuel cutting, welding and heating.
Sentinel A50 helmet (custom painted for competitors) radical design features include an infinitely adjustable 5-point headgear, an advanced high-optical class ADF lens with a 100 x 60mm viewing area for wider visibility and better spatial awareness, an externally activated Grind Button, a color touch screen control panel and a front-loading convex cover lens.
Weld Warrior Safety Glasses are used for drilling, chipping, and metalworking. The sporty, soft-to- the-touch glasses are flexible and durable and are available in four different lens configurations that protect against UV radiation. Plus, all eyewear meets ANSI Z87.1 standards.
Curved MIG Gloves are made from heavy fine-cut leather and are lined from hand to cuff. With the curved design, the glove fits the hand perfectly and also has a flexible wrist area which reduces friction.
TIG Professional Gloves have a reinforced thumb and 5.1 in.-long leather cuff. The palm is fully lined for increased comfort and protection.
Proban Leather Jackets are designed for maximum comfort and safety. The sleeves and shoulders are made of durable grade A leather to withstand exposure to welding spatter.
FR Welding Jackets are made with Phoenix FR material, which gives the clothing 100% flame resistant protection for the lifetime of the garment.
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