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This is how optrel protects your eyes

optrel is working on the evolution of the perfect eye protection for several fields of application. As a leader in technology we developed numerous innovations like the ADF with true color view, welding helmets with light state shade level 2.5 or the first autopilot for welders.Discover, how optrel is making its users work as easy and comfortable as possible.


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The respiratory system for a maximum of safety

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


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High-Level Protection for Welders

Welcome to optrel, the Swiss inventors of auto darkening filters (ADF) for welders. Millions of welders across the globe trust in optrel- created eye protection. Our products provide safety, comfort and efficiency during the welding process. A Swiss- made optrel mask guarantees highest comfort whilst offering optimal protection.

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The optrel group at a glance

In 1986 we were a pioneer in the field of automatically darkening welding helmets. Today we are a leading global supplier of face and head protection products, breathing protection solutions and active sunglasses.

Every year we deliver well over one hundred thousand occupational safety products. And we are not a mass producer. Almost every product is unique. Tailored to the needs of the customer.We are still shaped by the special culture of a family business. Strong values and sustainable action make us a reliable partner. The continuous pursuit of perfection and the combination of the latest technologies and materials with the most modern production processes are reflected in every optrel product and guarantee our customers, in addition to the highest level of safety, incomparable wearing comfort and a unique design. In everything we do, our customers and us are united by a common goal. We want to sustainably improve their processes.

The start-up from back then has long since become a global player. The optrel group includes highly specialized companies such as optrel tec ag, in which the entire product development process is bundled. Our sales and logistics network spans the entire globe and is ensured by our sales companies optrel ag, optrel inc. and optrel sports ag. Wherever our customers are, we are close to them.


optrel ag
Industriestrasse 2
9630 Wattwil
Phone:  +41 (0)71 987 42 00