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PowerTIG 255EXT

PowerTIG 255EXT

Regular Price: CA$3,000.00

Special Price: CA$2,900.00

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The PowerTIG 255EXT is a digital inverter based welder that delivers exceptional power and performance. The PowerTIG 255EXT is competitive in performance when comparing feature to feature against the competition such as memory, pulse and wave forms. When you compare additional features the welder offers, such as advanced AC pulse and hot start and arc force control for the stick function, the PowerTIG 255EXT really stands out.   Advanced Pulse is a new feature introduced on the digital power TIG units which improves top and low end performance on aluminum.   It can be set up to increase penetration on thick aluminum up to 25% over what is traditionally accepted as the maximum limit for the maximum output of the welder.   Two "Easy Start " modes also add to the versatility of the welder while keeping operation simple. The stick welder features hot start time, hot start intensity and arc force control adjustments, making it an ideal welder for E6010 or E7018 welding.  New features that have been recently added are the   spot weld timer feature that allows the operator to make consistent spot welds when tacking up or welding sheet metal.  The 255EXT also has a more convenient way to purge gas and set gas without initiating arc flow with a dedicated purge button.   Most importantly the PowerTIG 255EXT operates on 120V or 240V.  Maximum output during 120V operation is 150Amps for TIG, and 120Amps for stick.

  • -Digital microprocessor control
  • -IGBT Power Modules increase reliability and performance
  • -True low amp operation down to 3 amps DC and 5 amp AC
  • -2T/4T/ Pedal operation modes with additional 2T/4T mode for torch amptrol operation.
  • -Wave form control in AC provides 4 wave forms: Sine, Triangular, Soft Square and Advanced Square Wave
  • -New High Frequency  design reduces maintenance issues and improves start reliability
  • -No hidden menus to access or complicated set up routines
  • -Simplified menu design allows settings to be quickly selected and adjusted
  • -Easy Start Up feature in AC or DC modes to make setup quick and easy for the beginner, or the advanced user
  • -Pulse up to 500Hz in DC, 250 Hz AC
  • -10Hz Advanced AC Pulse mode improves penetration on thicker metals, and can reduce warping and burn through on thinner metals
  • -Arc force control, Hot start time, Hot start intensity settings for Stick welding to improve performance
  • -VRD function to help reduce chance of shock or electrocution in areas where a VRD is required or needed for stick welding
  • -Built in 240V receptacle for PowerCool 300 water cooler
  • -Full time fan for maximum duty cycle operation
  • -120V/240V operation
  • -Spot Weld Timer
  • -6010/Cellulose Stick welding capability
  • -Fabrication/Production welding
  • -Motorsports/Offroad
  • -General automotive use
  • -Prototyping
  • -Shipyards
  • -Pipelines
  • -Farm/Ranch
  • -Industrial maintenance
  • -Air Craft
  • -Hobby/DIY

 

Recommended Metals: 
  • Steel
  • Stainless Steel
  • Chrome Moly
  • Aluminum
  • Titanium
  • Copper
  • Virtually any weldable metal
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  • Clamp style stick electrode holder with 3M cable and 35 series DINSE style connectors
  • Heavy Duty Work clamp with 3M Cable and DINSE style connectors
  • Compact foot pedal
  • Regulator
  • Consumable Starter Kit (Tungsten not included)
  • Power input cable
  • 110/220V pigtail adaptor
  • Power Cool 300 Water Cooler
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  • Everlast Series 18 Water cooled TIG torch
  • Everlast Series 26 Air Cooled TIG torch
  • Gas lens TIG kit with Tungsten
  • Welding cart

TIG:

  • Weld steel to a maximum of 13mm (1/2")single pass
  • Weld steel to a maximum of 25 mm (1+") multi-pass
  • Weld aluminum to a maximum of 13 mm ( 1/2") single pass
  • Weld aluminum to a maximum of 25 mm (1+") multi-pass
  • Weld to a minimum of .13 mm ( .005") Steel
  • Weld to a minimum of .15 mm (.006") Aluminum

Stick:

  • Weld with a minimum of 1.6 mm (1/16") diameter electrode
  • Weld with a maximum of 4.8 mm (3/16") diameter electrode
Tech Specs
IGBT Type: 
Module IGBT
Inverter Type: 
Digital/Micro-controlled
Output Type: 
AC/DC TIG, DC Stick
Voltage/phase: 
DUAL VOLTAGE 120/240 1 PHASE
Max Rated TIG Amps: 

240V: 250A


120V: 150A


Max Rated Stick Amps: 

240V: 225A


120V: 120A


TIG Amps @ Rated Duty Cycle: 

120V:


  • 150A/16V @ 60% Duty Cycle/ 40° C

  • 120A/14.8V @ 100% Duty Cycle/ 40° C

 


240V:


  • 250A/20V @ 60% Duty Cycle/ 40º C

  • 200A/18V @ 100% Duty Cycle/ 40º C

 


Stick Amps @ Rated Duty Cycle: 

120V:


  • 120A/24.8V @ 60% Duty cycle/40° C

  • 90A/23.6V @ 100% Duty Cycle/ 40° C

240V:


  • 225A/ 29V@ 60% Duty Cycle/ 40°C

  • 175A/27V @ 100% Duty Cycle/ 40º C

Max Inrush ( I1MAX ) Amps: 
  • @110V: 42A

  • @220V: 40A

Maximum Rated (I1EFF ) Input Amps: 
  • @110V: 30A

  • @ 220V: 30A

OCV: 

70V/VRD: <24V


 


TIG Output Range DC: 

120V: 3A-150A/10.1V-16V


240V:3A-250A/10.1V-20V


TIG Output Range AC: 

120V: 5A-150A/10.2V-16V

240V:  5A-250A/ 10.2V-20V


Stick Ouput Range DC: 

120V: 20A-120A/20.8V-24.8V


240V:  20A-225A/20.8V-29V


Stick Hot Start Amps: 

0-100%


Stick Function: 
Adjustable Arc Force Control
Stick Hot Start Type: 
Adjustable Hot Start
Stick Hot Start Time: 

0-2 Seconds


6010/Cellulose Capable: 
Yes
Minimum Amp DC TIG Start: 

3A


Minimum Amp AC TIG Start: 

5A


TIG Start Type: 

Solid State HF


TIG Start Type: 
Solid State HF and Lift Start
Memory: 
Yes
Start Amp Range: 
  • DC:  3A-250A

  • AC:  5A-250A

End Amp Range: 
  • DC:  3A-250A

  • AC:  5A-250A

 


Upslope Time: 

0-25 Seconds


Down Slope Time: 

0-25 Seconds


Preflow time: 

0-25 Seconds


Post Flow Time: 

0-50 Seconds


TIG Pulse: 
Yes
Standard DC Pulse Frequency: 

.5-500 Hz


Standard AC Pulse Frequency: 

.5-5000Hz


AC Advanced Pulse Frequency: 

.1-10Hz


Pulse Time On (Duty Cycle): 

10-90%


Pulse Amp Range: 

5-95%


AC Frequency (Hz): 

20-250Hz


AC Balance Range: 

5-90%


AC Wave Forms: 
  • Advanced Square

  • Soft Square

  • Triangular

  • Sine

Remote Control: 
2T/4T with Torch Amptrol settings
Foot Pedal: 
Standard

2015 and up models feature 120V/240V operation on single phase current.

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