Same Protection, Revolutionary Comfort.

Combine the comforts of a leisure hat with the advantages of a full auto darkening welding helmet.

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Welding was never so comfortable

The WELDCAP combines the lightweight wear comfort of a baseball cap with the full protection of an auto darkening welding helmet. Soft where it needs to be comfortable, rigid where it needs to be tough.

Extensive Field of View

By expanding field of vision with ADF nose cut out, the welders’ performance and safety is increased.

True Colour

Specially developed UV/IR filter allows for realistic colour perception bringing colour to the welder’s world


With the removable, washable cover the weldcap keeps you protected while welding and from germ build-up.


One of the lightest auto-darkening helmets available, neck and head strain is minimised for all day wear.

Seamless Shade Adjustment

The perfect solution for all popular welding applications with seamless shade level adjustment from shades 9 through 12.

Flexible Use

Perfect for welding and grinding with the flexibility to access tight or constricted spaces without resistance.

Technical Data

Shade levels

  • inactive: shade level 3
  • active: shade levels 9-12

Power supply

2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)


Wide angle detection sensor

Switching time

  • bright to dark: 0.16 ms at room temperature / 0.11 ms at 55°C
  • dark to bright: 0.05 s to 1.0 s

EN379 classification

  • Optical class: 1
  • Scattered light: 1
  • Homogeneity: 2
  • Angular dependence: 2

Shape stability

  • Welding mask: up to 180 °C
  • Front cover lens: up to 135 °C

Operating temperature

-10°C to + 70°C

Storage temperature

-20°C to + 70°C


400 g

Suitable For

  • Electrode Welding (Stick Welding, SMAW)
  • TIG Welding (GTAW)
  • Spot Welding


CE (EN 379, EN 166, EN 175), complies with CSA Z94 ANSI Z87.1, AS/NZS 1337.1/1338.1

PAPR Option


Other Options

  • WELDCAP BUMP (Crown Protection)
  • WELDCAP HARD (Hard Hat Version)

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Optrel is a leading manufacturer of innovative welding helmets and respiratory protective equipment. Made in Switzerland to ISO9001 standards, Optrel products have become synonymous with quality used by industrial professionals worldwide. With exclusive agency in New Zealand, Euroquip is the proud supplier of Optrel products to the NZ market.
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