• Weldcap (SN 3/9-12) - Black/Green

Weldcap (SN 3/9-12) - Black/Green

  • Product Code: AIP982
  • £138.00

  • Ex Tax: £115.00

Welding never was so comfortable.

- Comfortable Welding cap

- Shade level range 9- 12 in Active mode

- Shade level 3 in Light state

- Three variants for different fields of application

The Weldcap RC 3/9-12

An automatic welding cap, that combines the comforts of a leisure hat with the advantages of a full welding helmet. Predestined for users whose area of responsibility includes not only welding not only welding but also other metalworking tasks. You are performing changing working steps where the welding protection must be quickly put on and taken off? Then you will be enthusiastic about the new product line.

- Shade level 3/9 to 12

- 2.7 times the field of view of a standard industry welding helmet

- Super light and super comfortable

- Simply cool

Weldcap® Series

Radical. Casual.

On the occasion of the leading international Welding & Cutting trade fair in Essen, Optrel is presenting the new Optrel Weldcap® to the world. Since the Optrel Weldcap® is neither a welding helmet nor a welding mask, Optrel had to invent beside the product, also a new name for the product category.

Hence the name says it all, because the Weldcap® stands for an auto-darkening welder’s cap that brings together the comfort of a casual cap and the advantages of a full welding helmet. The heart of this innovative product is the optical unit featuring a well-defined nose cut out. Thereby the visual unit is placed closer to the eyes compared to traditional welding helmets, which helps to increase the welder’s line of sight by 2.7 times!

Moreover, because of this, the weight shifts closer to the centre of gravity so that the Weldcap® is excellently counterbalanced and the load on the back of the welder’s neck is significantly reduced. The Optrel Weldcap® weighs only 390 grams, so it is an absolutely lightweight. It relieves the welder of about 200 kg load capacity over a year, when compared to conventional welding helmets.

Darkening levels from 9 to 12 cover the majority of welding applications and with a protection level 3 in its general mode, the welder has a bright an well-lit view of the work-place This feature predestinates the Optrel Weldcap® for grinding jobs as well. The Optrel Weldcap® is also completely hygienic. The textile part is robust and easily detachable, and is made of easily-washable, flame retarded fabric.


Technical Data

Power supply: 2 pcs LI-batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032) No need to switch on-off.

Viewing area:

- Viewing angle downwards: +37°

- Viewing angle sidewards: +25°

Operating time batteries: 1000 h

Sensors: Wide angle detection sensor

Light transmittance: Ultraviolet/infrared protection (maximum at any shade setting)

- Visible range activated shade level DIN 9-12

- Visible range not activated shade level DIN 3

Switching time:

- Light to dark at room temperature: 0.16 ms

- Light to dark at 55°C / 131°F: 0.110 ms

Dark to light: 0.3s

Classification EN 379:

- Optical class = 1

- Scattered light = 1

- Homogenity = 2

- Angular dependence = 2

Classification EN 175: F (45m/s impact resistance)

Shape stability:

- Welding mask up to 180°C / 356°F

- Front cover lens up to 135°C / 275°F

Grinding mode: Shade level DIN 3

Material: Rigid plastic face shield and flame retardent textile according to EN ISO 11611 (Class 1, A1+ A2)

Operation temperature: -10°C to +60°C / 14°F to 158°F

Storage temperature: -20°C to +80°C / -4°F to 176°F

Weight Helmet cpl: approx. 400g

Warranty: 2 years (except textile cap and batteries)

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