The Automatic Welding Helmet with World Record ADF.

  • Shade Level 2.5 in Light State
  • Shade Level Range 8 to 12
  • Grind Mode with perfect View
  • Optionally with PAPR System

Bring light into the darkness.

Up to 4 times lighter view in light state and in grind mode. A real world record! optrel redefines the viewing experience for welders. Discover the lightest ADF in the vegaview2.5.

Until now

This is how you see your surroundings today when performing tasks like job preparation, weld inspection, or grinding.




The vegaview2.5 opens up a whole new visual experience to you in light state. The much brighter view of your working environment increases both safety and efficiency in the workplace. 

Thanks to optrel’s latest optic technology, you can enjoy a detailed and true-colour view of the welding process at shade levels 8-12.

Easy to use – for professional work

For Maximum of Comfort at Welding:

  • Integriated Particle Filter of the highest Safety Class (TH3)
  • Protects reliably from Smoke, Aerosols, and Dust


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bright. brighter. vegaview.

World record ADF with shade level 2.5 / 8–12: The optrel vegaview2.5 lets the welders’ most desired wish come true: bright view. With its unrivaled brightest ADF view with shade level 2.5, vegaview2.5 improves the visibility of welders’ environment by 400%! Compared with traditional autodarkening welding helmets, vegaview2.5 sets the world record in the light state!

Thanks to a special UV/IR filter, the vegaview2.5 offers a real color experience never seen before and finally brings color into the world of welding.

Weighting only 482 g (17 oz), the vegaview2.5 is one of the lightest auto­darkening welding helmets available. Its ergonomic design minimizes strain on the head and neck, ensuring comfort throughout the work day.

The vegaview2.5 is perfectly combined with the optrel e3000 PAPR respiratory system. With its integrated high-performance particle filter (TH3), welders are adequately protected against smoke, aerosols, and dust.

Fields of Application

  • Elektrode Welding (Stick Welding, SMAW)
  • GMAW High melting rate process
  • Flux Cored Wire Welding
  • TIG Welding (GTAW)
  • Plasma Arc Welding
  • Micro Plasma Arc Welding
  • Plasma Cutting
  • Gas Welding
  • Grinding



vegaview2.5 welding helmet
vegaview2.5 welding helmet with hard hat
vegaview2.5 PAPR welding helmet
vegaview2.5 PAPR welding helmet with hard hat
Article Nr. Description Units Image
8000.100 Helmet backpack - black/green 1
5000.210 Front cover lens OSE/e600 2
5000.212 Front cover lens e600, vegaview & OSE 5
5000.001 Clear inside cover lens, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 (The original is packaged and protected with a green protective foil) 5
5004.073 Sweatband 2
5004.020 comfort band for headband 2
5003.514 silicon cover for grind button for e684/e680/e670e650/vegaview2.5 10
5012.470 Replacement cartridge vegaview2.5 1
5001.635 Helmet shell - vegaview2.5 1
5003.250 Head band 1
5002.049 Quarter turn bolt for headband 2
5003.500 Repairset 1 e600 helmets 1
5003.501 Repairset 2 e600 helmets 1
5000.050 Magnifying lens 1.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.051 Magnifying lens 1.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.052 Magnifying lens 2.00, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.053 Magnifying lens 2.50, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 1
5000.011 Inside cover lens blue, +1, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
5000.012 Inside cover lens light green, +1.5, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
5000.013 Inside cover lens dark green, +2, e684/e680, e670/e650/vegaview/p550 & p530 5
4028.015 Chest protection leather 1
4028.016 Head & neck protection leather 1
5011.100 Hard Hat CONNECT BASIC 1
5011.180 Hard hat adapter 1
5002.900 parking buddy for weldcap and optrel welding helmets 1
4261.005 PAPR helmet shell (e3000) - vegaview2.5 1
4230.002 Hard Hat CONNECT PAPR (e3000) e680/e670/e650/vegaview 1
4551.024 e3000 air hose holder 1
4160.000 Face seal suitable for e600 helmets/vegaview 1
4157.000 Face seal suitable for e600/vegaview helmets with hard hat 1
4028.031 Head & neck protection leather PAPR 1

Technical Data

Light transmittance
Ultraviolet-/infrared protection (maximum at any shade setting)
Infinite exterior shade level setting
Visible range activated: shade level 8 - 12
Visible range not activated: shade level 2.5
Power supply
2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)
Operating time batteries
Approx. 3000 hours (operating)
3 sensors, variable detection angle with movable sensor slider
Switching time
Light to dark: 0.100 ms at room temperature
0.070 ms at 55°C / 131°F
Dark to light: from 0.05 s to 1.0 s adjustable
Optical class: 1
Scattered light: 1
Homogeneity: 1
Angular dependence:2
Shape stability
Welding mask: up to 220°C / 428°F
Front cover lens: up to 137°C / 279°F
Protection for ADF
Reflection free front cover lens and inside cover lens
Mask material
Mask colour
Operating temperature
-10°C to +70°C / 14°F to 158°F
Storage temperature
-20°C to +80°C / -4°F to 176°F
Welding helmet: 482 g, 17.002 oz
Scope of delivery
Welding helmet, instruction manual, storage bag, batteries, warranty card and one front cover lense
2 years (except batteries)
1 year warranty extension for online product registration within the first 6 month.

Further information

For further information pls refer to your optrel partner next to you or to our customer service.