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Weldcap / Welding protection mask

Weldcap
Weldcap
Weldcap

Discipline: Product

Weldcap

Discipline: Product

Weldcap. Radical. Casual.
Weldcap manifests a completely new approach for automatic welding masks. Due to the lightness and flexibility of textile materials, a completely new ease of comfort is achieved; combined with a rigid plastic face shield the welder experiences highest safety with work wear fashion qualities. Another fundamental innovation is the ergonomic nose cut out in the automatic darkening optics. This new geometry achieves an unprecedented increase of the visual field of view on the work piece and the environment by +17° horizontally and +7° vertically.

With this design of a welding-protection-mask, the LCD protection technique for the eyes was newly and innovatively designed. The lightness and flexibility in material ensures a completely new wearing comfort. Beyond the working safety, the focus also lies on the design quality. A functional, safe and visually appealing work tool with an entirely novel feeling of comfort has been designed – this is unprecedented.
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Optrel ag

Optrel AG
Wattwil, Switzerland

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Tribecraft

Tribecraft AG
Zürich, Switzerland

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