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Attention all experienced welders, this series of welding helmets was made for you.

The Forney Series of auto-darkening welding helmets feature HD optical clarity with true color technology that allow you to clearly see what you’re doing, resulting in precise and aesthetically pleasing welds. They also encompass excellent features for extreme comfort, such as an adjustable dual headband with a ratchet adjustment. This way you can comfortably modify the headgear to comfortably fit your head. They also feature a sweatband with padding to relieve your head from pain.

Black Matte Helmet
Black Matte
ITEM# 55857
The Angler Helmet
The Angler
ITEM# 55858
Scorch Helmet
ITEM# 55859
Smoking Rose Helmet
Smoking Rose
ITEM# 55860
Valor Helmet
ITEM# 55861
Gerry Cheevers Helmet
Gerry Cheevers
ITEM# 55862

Here are some great features of the Forney Series helmets;

Forney® Series Features:

  • HD optical clarity with true color technology
  • 1/1/1/2 optical clarity rating 
  • Functional user controls
  • Tilt adjustment to set the optimum position of the helmet in relation to the chin 

Auto-Darkening Filter (ADF) Features:

  • High-grade, heat resistant material
  • Two optical arc sensors to protect against arc flash
  • 5.97 sq. in. (3-3/5″ x 1-7/11″) expanded viewing area 
  • DIN 9-13 variable shade selections 
  • 1/25,000 per second switching speed
  • Cheater/magnifying lens compatible 

Shell and Headgear Features:

  • Lightweight
  • Impact resistant and fireproof nylon shell 
  • Adjustable dual headband
  • Versatile angle and horizontal adjustments
  • Padded removable sweatband
  • 5-point adjustment for easy modification 
  • Ratchet and tilt adjustment
  • Contoured profile design naturally directs fumes away

Lens and Lens Controls

Outer Lens Inner Lens
Outer LensInner Lens
Lens Controls
Striking an arc
HD Optical Clarity View


Headgear Image

Technical Information

Technical Specifications 

Feature Forney®
Viewing Area  5.97 sq. in. (3-3/5″ x 1-7/11″), (92 mm x 42 mm)
Variable Shade Selection DIN 9-13
Shade Selector External shade selector knob
Grind Mode External shade selector knob
Number of Arc Sensor2
Optical Clarity Rating 1/1/1/2
High Definition Clarity Yes
Shell 15.24 oz., impact resistant, fireproof
Sensitivity Control Adjustment Low-high, internal, adjust by step-less
Delay Control Adjustment Min-max, internal, adjust by step-less
Delay Time 0.15S ~ 0.80S
Switching Speed 1/25,000 per second
Low TIG AMPS Rated 5 AMP
Power Supply Li-Mn battery (non-replaceable) & solar combination
Automatic On/Off Yes
Meets Standards All related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN175, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards
Magnifier Lens Compatible Yes
Headgear Dual strap, padded sweatband

Accessories and Replacement Parts


ITEM# Description
55759 2-Pack Outer Protective Lens
55761 5-Pack Outer Protective Lens
55760 2-Pack Inner Protective Lens
55762 5-Pack (2-Inner Lenses & 3 Outer Lenses)
55786 Replacement Ratchet Headgear

Universal Replacement Parts

ITEM# Description
55767 1.0 Diopter Magnifying Lens
55768 1.5 Diopter Magnifying Lens
55769 2.0 Diopter Magnfiying Lens
55770 2.5 Diopter Magnifying Lens

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Helmet Details and Specifications

Through the Lens Comparison

Headgear Overview

Forney Industries auto-darkening welding helmets meet all related CE standards (DIN and ISO) and EN166, EN715, EN379 and ANSI Z87.1 safety standards.

For more information about these welding helmets, visit, or call our customer service team at 1-800-521-6038.

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