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Brochure: 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01

Say farewell to compromises.

Adjust your welding helmet, not yourself.

Developed with extensive input from welders working at high amperages who need to grind frequently, the 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is adaptable to your unique needs and working environment.

Man welding with G5-01 helmet

  • Help protect yourself against radiation from the welding arc, sparks and spatter, with a high-coverage welding helmet design that also offers expanded coverage options.
  • View your work with 3M™ Speedglas™ Natural Colour Technology – now available with variable colour options in the dark state.
  • Benefit from effective respiratory protection, with options to help provide the highest exposure reduction available in a powered air respiratory system (APF 1000).
  • Individualize your helmet with different accessory configurations, and use the helmet controls to adjust the respiratory airflow to your preferences.

A more natural light state.

Work with better clarity. There are two options of 3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filter Series G5-01 – both offering the popular 3M™ Speedglas™ Natural Colour Technology with great clarity before, during and after welding.

Smoother dark-light filter transition.

Both G5-01 filters are designed to help minimize eye strain when switching from dark state to light state, by using an intermediate shade (5 or 7 depending on filter model). 

Filter comparison

Which colour tone works best for you?

Work with an even better view and control of your weld puddle. With the new 3M™ Speedglas™ Variable Colour Technology, you can choose between natural (A), cool (B) or warm (C) tones for your dark state. You determine which colour tone provides the best viewing contrast for your welds, and the most comfort for your eyes. 
Welding filter light states

Control your comfort with adjustable airflow.

Air flow example

The innovative G5-01 helmet duct system lets you direct the airflow to either
your face 1,
your visor 2,
or some combination of both. You can even adjust the amount of air coming from the top outlet 3,
the two side outlets 4,
or choose a blend of both. You can make airflow adjustments while you’re wearing the helmet – maintaining your eye, face and respiratory protection.

Light up your workspace.

An optional helmet-mounted task light helps provide  hours of powerful lighting and runs off the 3M™ Adflo™  G5-01 task light battery pack, enabling welders to enter and work in poorly lit spaces.Helmet light display

  • Task light specifically designed for welding 
  • Lightweight – powered by the Adflo battery
  • Positioned to cast a wide light on the workpiece
  • Designed for even light distribution at normal welding distance
  • Adjustable low, medium and high light intensity



Helmet headpiece display

1. Headband design

The improved headband has self-adjusting comfort paddles along your forehead. It also features a rotation stopper, designed to  simplify donning of the helmet.

2. Adjustment options

Control the distance and angle from your eyes to the clear visor and welding filter.

3. Extra-large back pad

An extra large comfort head rest comes standard with each helmet for enhanced comfort.

Highly configurable coverage options.

Head cover options


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