Item # 54500 BRAND: Eastwood

Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder MIG - TIG - ARC

MIG-TIG-ARC Weld with this Elite Multi-Process Welder that's a True DC TIG with High Frequency Start and Foot Pedal for Precision Fabrication.
MIG-TIG-ARC Weld with this Elite Multi-Process Welder that's a True DC TIG with High Frequency Start and Foot Pedal for Precision Fabrication.
Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder MIG - TIG - ARC is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 14.
  • y_2021, m_9, d_16, h_21
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.19
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_2, tr_12
  • loc_en_US, sid_54500, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RATING, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_eastwood
  • bvseo_sdk, p_sdk, 3.2.1
  • CLOUD, getAggregateRating, 65.37ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT
$1,299.99
Loading...
Loading...
Save for Later
MIG-TIG-ARC Weld with this Elite Multi-Process Welder that's a True DC TIG with High Frequency Start and Foot Pedal for Precision Fabrication.
  • 90-Day Returns
  • Technical Support
  • 3 year Warranty
Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder MIG - TIG - ARC

Description

All-In-One Eastwood Welder

When you want a Multi-Process machine that's built to deliver great results with no compromises, you need the Eastwood Elite MP250i. It has all of the features of a standard DC TIG Welder like High Frequency Start and a Rocker Style Foot Pedal so when you switch from MIG to TIG you know you're going to get the same great results you'd expect from a dedicated TIG machine.

When you're doing a full-scale auto restoration, sometimes one welding function, whether it’s MIG or TIG, isn't going to be enough. This machine is completely plumbed for MIG and TIG welding, and the cart holds a gas bottle for each so you can almost instantly switch between functions without changing hoses and regulators like you would with other units. That means everything stays connected and ready to weld, and with a flip of a switch you can go from MIG to TIG welding when you're working on body panels, roll cages, custom-fab parts or other work.

Weld thin sheet metal or up to ½-inch steel plate using these versatile machines. The Elite MP250i doesn't stop there either. You can also stick weld aluminum or add an optional spool gun for MIG welding aluminum.

The Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder Features:

  • Operates on either 120 or 240V
  • Welds steel and stainless
  • Welds aluminum, with optional spool gun
  • IGBT inverter based power supply
  • MIG Welds thin steel sheet metal or up to ½ inch steel plate
  • TIG Welds chrome moly tubing or thin steel sheet metal or stainless up to 3/8 inch thick
  • Arc Welds up to ½ inch steel and stainless
  • Welds aluminum up to 1/4 inch with a spool gun (item 20172 sold separately)
  • Holds either 8 or 12 inch wire spools (44 lb. max weight)
  • Square Wave Inverter
  • Fully independent MIG and TIG Gas Systems
  • 10 feet long power cord so you can weld anywhere
  • Holds 2 bottles for both MIG and TIG welding
  • All 3 torches are more than 12 feet long
  • Extra long TIG foot pedal (15.9')
  • Includes gas flow meter
  • Side hooks for easy cable storage
  • True DC TIG welder with foot pedal and high frequency start!
  • WP17 TIG Torch included for greater flexibility
  • Uses .030 to .045 wire
  • Awesome 60% Duty Cycle at the full 250 amps!
Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder

 

Eastwood MP250i Welder
Eastwood MP250i Welder

Specifications

Power Voltage (V) 1 phase 240V+/-10%, 1 phase 120V+/-10%
Frequency (Hz) 50/60
No Load Voltage (V) 56V
Rated Input Current (Amps) 240V MIG = 47.3, TIG = 35.7, ARC = 53.5
Rated Input Current (Amps) 120V MIG = 42, TIG = 31.2, ARC = 51.1
Output Current Adjustment (Amps) 240V MIG = 50-250, TIG = 15-250, ARC = 25-250
Output Current Adjustment (Amps) 120V MIG = 50-140, TIG = 15-140, ARC = 25-140
Output Voltage (V) 240V MIG = 16.5-26.5, TIG = 10.6-20, ARC = 21-30
Output Voltage (V) 120V MIG = 16.5-21, TIG = 10.6-15.6, ARC = 21-25.6
Duty Cycle 60% @ 250 AMPS @240 VAC and 60% @ 140 AMPS @120 VAC
Wire Size .030 to .045
Power Factor 0.73
Efficiency (%) 80%
Wire Feed Speed (in/min) 78-629
Post Flow Time(seconds) MIG 1.0+/-0.05 and TIG 5.0+/-0.5
TIG Welding Starting Method High Frequency Start
Cooling Method Fan
Gas System Fully Independent MIG and TIG Systems
Gas Flowmeter Brass, CO2/Argon Compatible
Welding Gas Bottle Capacity Two 80 cu ft Cylinders
Dimensions 30" x 29" x 15"
Weight 159.83 lbs. (72.3 kg)
Plug Type NEMA 6-50P
Wire Spool Sizes 8 or 12 inch wire spools (44 lb. max weight)

The rated Duty Cycle refers to the amount of welding that can be done within an amount of time. The Eastwood MP250i has a Duty Cycle of 60% at 250 Amps. It is easiest to look at your welding time in blocks of 10 Minutes and the Duty Cycle being a percentage of that 10 Minutes. If welding at 250 Amps with a 60% Duty Cycle, within a 10 Minute block of time you can weld for 6 Minutes with 4 Minutes of cooling for the Welder. If the Duty Cycle is exceeded, the Welder will automatically shut off, however the fan will continue running to cool the internal components. When a safe temperature has been reached, the Welder will automatically switch the Welder output back on. To increase the Duty Cycle you can turn down the Voltage Output control.

Please note that the MP250I does not qualify for Free Shipping promotions

Contents

  • Included in 2 boxes
  • Eastwood Elite 250 Amp MultiProcess Welder
  • ERGO24 MIG Torch (14.8 feet)
  • WP17 TIG Torch (12 feet)
  • 300 amp Electrode Holder (14.8 feet)
  • 300 amp Ground Cable (14.8 feet)
  • Adaptor Cord (24")
  • TIG consumables
  • 0.030 and 0.035 MIG tips
  • Gas Bottle Chains
  • Gas Hose
  • Gas Flow Meter (C02.Argon)
  • Cable Hooks
  • Contact Tip Wrench
  • Front and Rear Caster Assemblies
  • Bracket to Hold Two Gas Cylinders
  • Foot Pedal for TIG Welding (15.9 Feet)
  • Instruction Manual

FAQs

Is the Elite MP250i a true TIG welder?

Yes, it is a true DC TIG welder with High Frequency start, a dedicated argon gas system and a foot pedal. This will efficiently do all TIG welding projects in a variety of metals that are welded with DC current.

Will this machine TIG weld aluminum?

This Machine does not have AC TIG welding functionality and it can not TIG weld aluminum. It can MIG weld aluminum with an optionally available spool gun. (20172 Spool Gun)

Application Tips

Why Do You Need This Multi-Process Welder?

You want a welder that allows you to Stick, MIG and TIG weld. And you're probably interested in this unit because you'll be able to MIG and TIG weld with a single powerful machine. Most multi-process units are basically MIG welders with a scratch start TIG that greatly limits the abilities of the machine. We designed this machine with a true TIG welding function with a high frequency start and foot pedal like you would get from a welder devoted to TIG welding. This will allow you to not only have the ability to do high quality stick and MIG welds, but also TIG welds, and that is why this is the machine for you.

Eastwood MP250i Welder
Eastwood MP250i Welder

Extra Features You Need

Not only is the Elite MP250i a great machine because it gives you a true TIG welder along with a high quality MIG and Stick, but also the extra features that make your life easier. It easily rolls around your garage on the wheels and casters and even holds two bottles - for MIG and TIG welding. The machine is completely plumbed for MIG and TIG welding, so you can almost instantly switch between functions. We even include a quality gas flow meter for precision adjustments. The cart even has two hooks on the side for all of your cables, which are all more than 12' in length. Whether you're Stick, MIG or TIG welding you'll be happy you bought this machine that comes with a 3 Year Warranty and 90 Day Money Back Guarantee.

Safety Information

Always follow manufacturer's instructions for proper safety requirements when performing welding tasks.

Customer Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great welder! Very pleased. Good quality product at an affordable price. Was especially impressed with the superb packaging. Definitely recommend.
Date published: 2021-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awsome machine This is the welder to have. This would be the ultimate welder if it had ac for tig and stick. Maybe a mp350i elite with ax in the works????
Date published: 2021-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Welder This welder can do what the big name products do at a fraction of the cost. Also the duty cycle is probably 2nd to none. Great welds on sheet metal and exhaust all the way to 1/2 steel.
Date published: 2021-09-02
  • y_2021, m_9, d_16, h_21
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_3.0.19
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_2, tr_12
  • loc_en_US, sid_54500, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=RATING, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_eastwood
  • bvseo_sdk, p_sdk, 3.2.1
  • CLOUD, getReviews, 67.13ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT

Questions & Answers

Can this machine pulse mig ?

Asked by: Traydog97
Unfortunately it can not.
Answered by: Kelly H
Date published: 2021-09-15

What about consumables like tips, cups, nozzles, collets and such. What torch and gun are compatible.

Asked by: RayRay517
We technically can only guarantee compatibility between what we sell. However we do use pretty common style torches and leads. Our MIG torch is a ERGO24 and our TIG torch is a WP17 TIG Torch. They should interchange consumables between any other brands/units that utilize these same style torch assemblies.
Answered by: Kelly H
Date published: 2021-09-15

So What spool gun is used for the Mp250i 

Asked by: Jayrock
This would be the needed spool gun for this unit. https://www.eastwood.com/mig-spool-gun-metal-connector.html
Answered by: ZachC
Date published: 2021-08-31

I bought a 250i before the tig foot pedal was available would I be able to upgrade my tig feature to use the foot pedal

Asked by: Hhanson
Unfortunately, the 21180 is not able to add a foot pedal as the internals are different and that older unit is not able to support a pedal.
Answered by: ZachC
Date published: 2021-08-19

Does this welder have timed spot weld capability

Asked by: rradbrad
This unit does not have a spot weld setting
Answered by: ZachC
Date published: 2021-08-19

I'm having trouble getting 4T versus 2T to work. Is there something I'm missing aside simply changing from 2T to 4T?

Asked by: SteelScorpio
There is not. Please be aware this unit only has the 2t/4t function when using the MIG function of this welder.
Answered by: Kelly H
Date published: 2021-08-02

Is there a way to change TIG post flow time? Or is the machine limited to the 5 seconds +/- .5 seconds?

Asked by: J Qualman
therare now instructions on how to tig weld in the book or on the welder tech could not even tell me all the settings that it needed
Answered by: willys
Date published: 2021-07-27

Can I use .024 wire in this welder

Asked by: C Man
This machine can't use .024 wire.
Answered by: SeanW
Date published: 2021-06-30
  • y_2021, m_9, d_16, h_21CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_3.0.19
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_81
  • loc_en_US, sid_54500, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_eastwood
  • bvseo_sdk, p_sdk, 3.2.1
  • CLOUD, getContent, 40.72ms
  • QUESTIONS, PRODUCT
Eastwood MP250i Multi-Process 250 Amp Welder MIG - TIG - ARC
$1,299.99
In Stock