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Optrel Neo P550 Welding Helmet

SKU: OP-1007.000
Regular price $387.00 inc. GST

Optrel Neo P550 Welding Helmet

The Optrel Neo P550 is a Swiss made, lightweight welding helmet incorporating Optrel's True Colour Vision technology, giving welders the opportunity to experience true colour vision without having to invest in some of the more premium welding helmets on the market.

The Neo P550 utilises a more efficient energy concept with a "super-sleep-mode", meaning the welding helmet stays ready for action for action for approximately 3000 hours without changing batteries. Combined with a reaction time of only 0.1 ms after striking an ark, the Neo P550 offers quality at a sharp price point.

A classic with newest ADF technology. The optrel p550 is one of the best-selling welding helmets from optrel. With its new ADF technology it now gets even better.

SHADE LEVEL 4 / 9–13

With a seamless shade level adjustment from DIN 9 to 13, the optrel neo p550 is the perfect solution for all popular welding applications.


After shutdown of the welding arc, the ADF momentarily stays closed to protect eyes from the strong afterglow of the welding seam. NEW


With its radically more energy efficient electronic system including a „SuperSleep-Mode“ the neo p550 stays ready to use for approximately 3,000 hours without changing batteries.


The specially developed UV/IR filter allows a realistic perception of colors, at long last bringing color into the world of the welder. LIGHTWEIGHT Weighing only 495g, the optrel neo p550 is one of the lightest automatic welding helmets available. Its ergonomic design minimizes strain on the head and neck, ensuring comfort throughout the work day.


ADF cartridge with true color view Shade levels from 9 to 13 continuously adjustable with knob; continuously adjustable sensitivity (with ‘super high’ range) and delay function

Shade levels 

Inactive: Shade level 4

active: Shade level 9-13

Power supply

Solar cells, 2 pcs batteries 3V exchangeable (CR2032)

Operating time batteries

Approx. 3,000 hours (operating)


3 sensors


Continuously adjustable, new with “Super High” sensitivity

Switching time 

Light to dark: 0.100 ms at room temperature 0.100 ms at 55°C

dark to light: 0.05 s - 1.0 s



Optical class: 1

Scattered light: 1

Homogeneity: 1

Angular dependence: 2

Field of view

50 x 100 mm

90 x 110 x 9.5 mm

Shape stability

Welding mask: up to 220°C / 428°F

Front cover lens: up to 137°C / 266°F

Eye protection

Ultraviolet / Infrared Protection: maximum protection at any shade level

Operating temperature

-10°C to + 70°C / 14°F to 158°F

Storage temperature

-20°C to + 70°C / -4°F to 176°F


495 g / 17.4 oz

Application ranges

Any electric arc welding process Electrode Welding (Stick Welding, SMAW) / MIG / MAG (GMAW) / GMAW High melting rate process / Flux Cored Wire Welding / TIG welding (GTAW) / Plasma Arc Welding / Plasma cutting & Oxy-gas Welding Prohibited for laser welding!

Scope of delivery

Welding helmet, instruction manual, batteries


CE, ANSI, EAC, AS/NZS, complies with CSA Z94.3


2 years (except batteries)