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Windsor, Connecticut, January 20, 2023 - WALTER Surface Technologies has been providing end users with means to achieve greatness for more than 70 years by becoming a one-stop shop for all metalworking needs and is now expanding its PPE product offering by introducing a newly designed welding helmet.

The new ORBIT™ welding helmet, available now, offers innovative features like three high-definition auto-darkening lenses with a 3-year warranty, anti-scratch cover plates, and a 24-square-inch viewing area. The three lenses and viewing area offer optimal peripheral vision for increased safety and productivity while on the job. In addition, its HD technology allows you to see colors well and have a clearer and more defined view to ensure your senses are not impaired when wearing the helmet, furthering WALTER’s commitment to safety and productivity.

“Specially designed with a wider fit for increased comfort, the ORBIT™ allows you to wear additional gear, glasses, or other accessories underneath the helmet with complete ease,” says Philip Laforest, R&D Product Manager – PPE, Weld Cleaning & Metalworking Fluid.

It also includes external controls for shade adjustment and for selecting grind mode without having to lift the hood. It is solar powered and has a USB charger for backup charging for enhanced ease of use.

ORBIT™ Welding Helmet


  • 24-square-inch viewing area thanks to 3 lenses that improve peripheral view of surroundings
  • Anti-scratch cover plate
  • 3-year warranty on auto-darkening lenses
  • External controls for shade adjustment and grind mode
  • Unparalleled optical clarity and sensitivity
  • X-TIG mode for welding when views are obstructed
  • Wider-fit design made for comfortable welding
  • Solar-powered

USB charger included for on-the-go back-up charging

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About WALTER Surface Technologies

WALTER Surface Technologies provides innovative solutions for the global metalworking industry. From high-performance abrasives, power tools, and tooling to industrial, cleaners, degreasers, and lubricants, as well as personal protection equipment and on-site safety gear, WALTER focuses on helping its customers work better and aims to provide them with the means to achieve greatness. Founded in 1952, the Company is established in 7 countries throughout North America, South America, and Europe. International headquarters is in Montreal and U.S. headquarters is located in Windsor, Connecticut.  For more information, please visit

WALTER Surface Technologies - January 2023