ESAB® ET 186i AC/DC TIG/Stick Welding System with Fingertip Control W1006301
The ESAB® ET 186i AC/DC TIG/Stick Welding System with fingertip control is a 200 amp welding package that operates on 230 volt input power and comes standard with pulsed TIG welding capabilities. The ET 186i features variable weld controls, High Frequency Arc Start as well as Lift Arc TIG and built-in pulse control with variable frequency between 0.5 Hz - 200 Hz. Weighing in at under 50 lbs, the ET 186i is a versatile welder in a lightweight, portable package.
The ET 186i comes standard with digital meters displaying pre-set and actual output current & voltage. There is a process selection button making it easy to choose between High Frequency TIG, Lift Arc TIG, or Stick welding processes. Adjustable AC Frequency and Wave Balance make it an ideal choice for aluminum welding. It comes complete with 208/230 V power cord & plug, basic utility cart, TIG torch w/fingertip control with accessories, shielding gas regulator with hose, electrode holder with cable, ground clamp with cable and sample stick welding electrodes.
AC/DC TIG (GTAW)
AC/DC Pulsed TIG (GTAWP)
Applications Light Fabrication
Repair and Maintenance
AC/DC mode selection for aluminum, chrome moly, ferrous alloys, and stainless and mild steel
High Frequency TIG arc start minimizes tungsten contamination
Lift TIG Start for optimizing arc starts
Purge, pulse, and AC/DC mode buttons
Hot start ensures a good arc start when Stick welding
AC Frequency: adjustable frequency of the AC square wave when welding aluminum for optimized set up
Wave Balance: adjustable for optimized penetration or cleaning action when welding on aluminum.
Pulse: changes the weld current from high to low at a specified frequency, reduces heat input on thin material (0.5 Hz - 200 Hz)
Comes Complete with:
ET 186i AC/DC TIG/Stick welder
Regulator and Hose
26 Style 12.5 foot TIG torch with fingertip controls and accessories
Bonus stick welding electrode
9 ft power cord with 208/230V power cord & plug
Electrode Holder with 13 ft lead
Ground Clamp with 10 ft lead
ESAB’s industry-leading service and support means that if you do need help, you’ll be
protected by the most comprehensive warranty in the business.
100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE.
If there’s anything – and we mean anything – you’re not completely happy with in
your first 100 days with your machine, ESAB will make it right, or your money back.
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