3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet G5-01VC


The 3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet G5-01 with 3M™ Adflo™ High-Altitude Powered Air Respirator and welding filter G5-01VC, (617830) offers  eye, face and respiratory protection to the highest standard (TH3 – NPF 500). With a flip-up welding filter optimised for the needs of heavy-duty welding, that can be used for most welding applications as well as grinding

  • Variable filter Colours
  • Light state shade 3
  • Dark state 8-14
  • Optical class 1/1/1/2
  • 3M ™ Speedglas™ Natural Colour Technology
  • Easy access to CUT mode shade 5
  • Locked dark state 8-14
  • Two step recovery
  • Four photo sensors
  • Bluetooth™ enabled ADF
  • Automatic ON/OFF

Available Options:


3M™ Speedglas™ Welding Helmet G5-01 with 3M™ Adflo™ High-Altitude Powered Air Respirator and welding filter G5-01VC.

Manufacturers Part No: 617830

Product Details

  • Variable dark shade 5, 8-14
  • Utilises a big, curved, clear protective visor (73 x 109mm welding filter / 170 x 104mm Grinding Filter)) to offer excellent peripheral vision.
  • Offers a lighter view with greater clarity during and after welding, due to the 3M™ Speedglas™ Natural Colour Technology .
  • The innovative G5-01 helmet duct system improves user comfort by allowing you to direct the airflow within the helmet. Either to your face, visor or somewhere in-between.
  • A wide range of accessories allow the helmet to be configured to suit you, providing the right coverage for your head, neck, and shoulders.
  • Provides the highest safety class EN12941 TH3 – NPF500.3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator helps protect you against both particles and gases in one system.
  • Supplied with large 3M branded bag to keep your helmet clean and prevent damage when not in use.
  • Get additional functionalities, statistics and documentation from the 3M Connected Equipment app from the Bluetooth enabled helmet.

Technical Specification

3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-darkening Welding Filter Series G5-01 G5-01VC
MMAW (Electrode)
TIG (>20A)
TIG (1A-20A)
Plasma (welding and cutting)
Risk for hidden arc
Viewing area (welding filter) 73 x 109mm
Viewing area (grinding visor) 73 x 109mm
3M™ Speedglas™ Natural Colour Technology Yes
Variable colour modes (A-B-C) Yes
Bluetooth enabled Yes
Battery lifetime 1500 Hours
Classification 1/1/1/2
Dark state Shade 8-14
CUT mode Yes, Shade 5
Tack welding mode No
Light State Shade 3
UV / IR Protection Shade 14 (permanent)
Auto ON Yes
Switching time, light -dark 0.4 ms (+23 Degree C)
Memory mode Yes, Via Mobile App
Delay (switching time, dark-light) 50 – 1300 ms
Two step recovery Yes (shade 7)
Number of sensors (arc detection) 4
Approvals Eye and Face protection
Welding helmet En175:B
Welding filter EN379
Protection plates En166:B
Visor plate EN166:B
Approval Respiratory Protection / NPF*
    3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Respirator EN12941(TH3) / NPF 500
    3M™ Versaflo™ Supplied Air Regulators V-100E, V-200E, V-500E EN14594(3B) / NPF 200
* NPF = The nominal protection factor based on laboratory-measured performance data according to European standards.

Useful Links and Data

Collection of useful videos on
the 3MSpeedglass You Tube channel3M you tube channel
3M Speedglas G5-01 Brochure

Technical Data Sheet Helmet

Technical Data Sheet Filter

You may also like…