The New 3M™ Speedglas™ G5-01 Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet Launches in Australia and New Zealand

Article By: Team AWS

The new 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Flip-Up Welding Helmet G5-01 with Adflo PAPR has launched in Australia and New Zealand and gives professional welders the ultimate in comfort, protection and adaptability. The Speedglas G5-01 marks the 5th generation of Speedglas welding helmets, introducing the latest in welding lens technology combined with flip-front functionality for grinding.



NEW Speedglas Variable Colour Technology

The new Speedglas G5-01VC welding lens features the popular Speedglas True-View optics, along with new Variable Colour Technology, which allows users to choose between warm, natural or cool colour tones for their dark state. Welders can now determine which colour tone provides the best contrast for their welds, and comfort for their eyes.



Heavy Duty Welders’ Respiratory Protection

Designed for high-amperage, heavy-duty welding, the Speedglas G5-01 comes with the heavy-duty Adflo powered air respirator. This provides welders up to 12 hours of continuous respiratory protection against welding fume, with a Required Minimum Protection Factor (RMPF) of 50.



Climate Control – Don’t go with the flow

For greater control over their comfort, the Speedglas G5-01 helmet features an innovative respiratory duct system with multiple airflow adjustments. Users can direct the airflow toward their face or visor or adjust the amount of air coming in from the top or side outlets of the helmet. All airflow adjustments can be made while wearing the helmet, meaning welders can maintain their eye, face and respiratory protection.



Configurable Protection – Take Control

Keeping in line with the theme of adaptable comfort, the Speedglas G5-01 welding helmet is available with a range of configurable head and neck coverage options. For extended non-welding tasks, users can simply unscrew and remove the welding shield component, leaving only the clear visor to reduce the helmet weight by over 35%.



Trusted Speedglas Optics now Bigger and Better

With a superior optical rating (1/1/1), TrueView and Variable Colour Technology, the extra-large G5-01VC auto-darkening lens (73 x 109 mm) features shades 3/5/8-13 as well as a new shade 14 for high-amperage heavy-duty welding. A new two-step recovery process uses an intermediate shade 7 when switching from a dark to light state, helping to minimise eye strain.



NEW Speedglas Task Light – Let there be light

A new, optional helmet-mounted task light provides hours of powerful lighting and runs off the 3M Adflo Li-ion Battery, enabling welders to enter and work in poorly lit spaces. The G5-01VC lens is also Bluetooth® enabled, meaning you can use your phone to program up to ten memory modes, as well as access user manuals and parts lists.



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