Portable Welding System features 3-in-1 design.
August 15, 2011 -
Designed to support MIG, Stick, and TIG applications, Thermal Arc Fabricator® 181i weighs less than 33 lb and delivers up to 180 A of welding output power. Unit includes digital meters with preview, infinitely variable voltage control, metal feed plate with quick change drive rolls, and receptacle for connecting remote control devices/spool gun. Welder is suited for farm and ranch use as well as automotive, light fabrication, and maintenance repair applications.
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Thermadyne Holdings Corporation
16052 Swingley Ridge Rd
St. Louis, MO, 63017
Thermal Arc® Introduces New 3-in-1 Welding System
MIG, Stick and TIG capabilities available in lightweight, portable machine
St. Louis, Mo. - Thermal Arc®, a Thermadyne® brand leader in Arc Welding technology is launching the first in a series of 3-in-1 multi-process, fully integrated portable welding systems designed to take on many MIG, Stick and TIG applications. Never before has there been anything like the 3-in-1 in this market segment.
The introductory Thermal Arc Fabricator® 181i system is a portable powerhouse that delivers up to 180 Amps of welding output power. Weighing less than 33 lbs. in a small compact system enables superior portability, and the ability to go from job to job as easily as you can go from MIG to Stick to TIG welding.
By far the best value of any product in the market in this category today, the Fabricator® 181i is essentially a free Stick/TIG welder for the price of a MIG unit. The system is ideally suited for farm and ranch use, as well as many other applications such as automotive, light fabrication, technical hobbyists, do-it-yourselfers, maintenance repair and educational training. This portable powerhouse delivers process flexibility and performance to match for an unlimited range of applications.
This system comes with a comprehensive list of standard features including: three welding process capabilities (MIG, Stick & TIG); detailed weld set up guide for optimum welding performance over a wide range of materials and shielding gases; digital meters with preview; infinitely variable voltage control; metal feed plate with quick change drive rolls and a receptacle for connecting remote control devices / spool gun. The system is made complete with high quality Tweco® and Victor® accessories.
"This new technology and fully integrated approach with the 3-in-1 series delivers superior features and value for our customers while providing exceptional arc welding performance across all three welding processes," says David Wilton, Vice President, Welding Products.
The Thermal Arc® Fabricator ®181i, with its leading technology, sets a new standard for portable welding equipment delivering 3 in 1 MIG, Stick and TIG capability from one integrated portable system.
For more information on the Fabricator 181i and other Thermal Arc welders and accessories, visit www.thermalarc.com or contact your regional Thermadyne sales representative.
Thermal Arc®, a leader in arc welding technology, provides a complete line of superior quality power supplies and accessories. Their extensive array of welding power source products include MIG (GMAW), Stick (SMAW), TIG (GTAW), multi-process, wire feeders, engine driven, and plasma welding systems.
Thermadyne Holdings Corporation is headquartered in St. Louis, Mo. Thermadyne is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of metal cutting and welding products and accessories under a variety of premium brand names including Victor®, Tweco®, Arcair®, Thermal Dynamics®, Thermal Arc®, Stoody®, TurboTorch®, Firepower® and CIGWELD®. For more information about Thermadyne, its products and services, visit the company's website at www.thermadyne.com.