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ESAB Buddy DC Tig 160 / Stick Welder (part no: 0700300681)

£591.68 (inc. VAT)
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MPN : 0700300681

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The Buddy Tig 160 is a robust and durable power source for the professional welder. The machine provides state of the art welding performance and reliability through use of the latest high grade IGBT technology. Ideal as a portable machine or in the workshop. 240volt supply

Designed for Durability
The Buddy™ Tig 160 is a user friendly, robust and still lightweight TIG machine, offering HF start and a stick (MMA) mode. The internal electronics are cooled by a highly efficient fan for added reliability and monitored by a thermal protection system. The machine has been equipped with three heat sinks which further extending the life time of the product. The casing has been designed to withstand harsh environments and is rated to IP 23S standard. The machine incorporates both a shoulder strap and a robust carry handle.

TIG Welding
The Buddy™ Tig 160 provides superior TIG welding with smooth arc characteristics. The HF arc start prevents contamination of the weld material and electrode. The built in gas valve automatically controls the gas flow ensuring a low gas consumption. The operator can chose between 2 stroke and 4 stroke torch trigger mode. The machine can weld mild steel or stainless steel with or without filler material. Supplied with wp 17 style torch

MMA Welding
The Buddy™ Tig 160 provides a smooth DC (Direct Current) welding power which allows you to weld most metals such as alloyed and non alloyed steel, stainless steel and cast iron. The arc force and hot start settings are adjusted automatically according to the set welding current giving excellent arc starts and welding performance across the amperage range of the machine. The Buddy™ Tig 160 can weld most electrodes from 01.6-3.2 mm.

Control Panel
The control panel on the Buddy™ Tig 160 is very easy to use with one adjustment knob to set the weld current and one to set the slope down time in TIG mode or the arc force in MMA mode.


• Plant Fabrication & Maintenance
• Site Maintenance/Repair
• Civil construction
• General Fabrication
• Agriculture

Superior arc characteristics - Smooth welding conditions

Generator compliant - Suitable for use with generators

Easy to use - Set the welding current and slope down / arc force and weld with excellent result

Practical design - makes the power source easy to carry which enables use at almost any work site

Robust design - withstands harsh environments

Can be used with extended mains cable - provides extended working range

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Package comprises:
Buddy Tig 160 Inverter Power Source 240v
3m Primary Cable
ET17 HF Tig Torch 4m
3m Welding Lead c/w Electrode Holder
3m Earth Lead c/w Clamp
Gas Hose and 3/8 BSPregulator  connector

If ordering with Albee gas no regulator or flowmeter is required. Albee gas is supplied with built in regulator.


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