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TIGMATE™

The TIGMATE™ is a complete AC/DC, TIG and Stick welding package. All you need is a bottle of argon shielding gas or your choice of Stick electrodes and you're ready to start welding.

In the TIG mode, the TIGMATE™ offers superior performance: 18 gauge to 3/16 in. (1.2 to 4.8 mm) steel and stainless steel; 14 gauge to 3/16 in. (1.8 to 4.8 mm) aluminum. For thicker metals, take advantage of the Stick mode using 3/32 and 1/8 in. (2.4 and 3.2 mm) electrodes.

Comes complete with:
  • 150 amp TIG torch with 12 1/2 ft (3.8 m) cord and flow-through quick-connect
  • 25 ft. (7.6 m) TIG torch supplied with finger tip control models
  • Fingertip or foot-operated amperage control
  • 12 ft. (3.7 m) work cable with clamp
  • Electrode holder and 15 ft (4.6 m) cable with quick-connect
  • Gas regulator, flowmeter and shielding gas hose
  • "How-To" DVD
Power:
  • CC
  • AC/DC
  • 1 Phase
Processes:
TIGTIG (GTAW)
StickStick (SMAW)
Material Thickness: Welds 18 gauge up to 3/16 inch stainless steel and steel, 14 ga up to 3/16 in aluminum.
Skill Level: High
Applications:
  • Maintenance
  • Construction
  • Auto Repair
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Rental
  • Home
  • Upgraded circuitry gives you finer TIG output adjustment with the remote foot or fingertip control. If you need more output while using the remote control, simply increase the setting of the front panel amperage control.
  • AC output for superior aluminum welding, DC output for mild and stainless steel
  • Four-position polarity and range selector switch offers two AC current ranges, DC electrode (-) for TIG, and DC electrode (+) for Stick
  • Special arc starting circuitry eliminates high-frequency starts
  • Built-in arc assist stabilizer for AC TIG on aluminum
  • Built-in arc assist starter for DC TIG
  • Process switch automatically sets machine for TIG or Stick
  • Unique "flow-through" shielding gas TIG torch connection allows removal of torch without tools
  • Preset automatic postflow timer protects tungsten tip, workpiece and torch
  • Automatic high temperature shutdown
#042934 Universal Carrying Cart and Cylinder Rack Universal Carrying Cart and Cylinder Rack
The power source mounts securely to the top, and a cylinder rack supports the argon cylinder. The bottom tray can hold electrode leads, etc. Cylinder rack will accommodate 6 - 9 in. (152 - 228 mm) diameter, and 24 - 56 in. (610 - 1422 mm) high cylinders. Also supports five standard TIG filler metal tubes and one Stick welding rod tube. Net shipping weight is 69 lbs. (31 kg).
#151086-01-1 RCC-14 Remote Contactor and Current Control RCC-14 Remote Contactor and Current Control
A fingertip control can be used instead of the supplied remote foot control. This rotary-motion fingertip control fastens to TIG torch handle using two Velcro strips. Includes 28 ft. (8.5 m) cord and 14-pin plug. Allows complete current and contactor control.
#043688 RCCS-14 Remote Contactor and Current Control RCCS-14 Remote Contactor and Current Control
Up-and-down rotary-motion fingertip control. Great for applications that require a finer amperage control. Includes 28 ft (8.5 m) control cord.
#129340-01-7 RHC-14 Hand Control RHC-14 Hand Control
Miniature hand control for remote current and contactor control. Dimensions: 4 in. (102 mm) x 4 in. (102 mm) x 3-1/4 in. (82 mm). Includes 20 ft. (6 m) cord and 14-pin plug.
#043554-01-1 RFCS-14 Foot Control RFCS-14 Foot Control
Foot current and contactor control. Includes 20 ft. (6 m) cord and 14-pin plug.
Stock Number #500424 230 V, 60 Hz with Fingertip Control
#500425 230 V, 60 Hz with Foot Control
Rated Output at 20% Duty Cycle TIG: 150 A at 15 VAC
150 A at 15 VDC
Stick: 150 A at 25 VAC
130 A at 25 VDC
Welding Amperage Ranges
AC Low / AC High / DC
TIG: 20-50 / 50-165 / 30-160
Stick: 20-50 / 35-165 / 25-130
Max. Open-Circuit Voltage 78 V
Amps Input at Rated Output 230 V: 52 A
Dimensions H: 18 in (457 mm)
W: 13 in (330 mm)
D: 25 1/2 in (648 mm)
Net Weight 140 lb (64 kg)

 

Processes
Recommended
Steel Stainless
Steel
Aluminum Cast Iron Copper Brass Titanium Magnesium
Alloys
AC TIG     X         X
 
DC TIG X X     X X X  
 
Stick X X   X