Compact Stick Welders
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When torch welding is the best option for metal work, you can get the right equipment for less by shopping at Eastwood. Shielded metal arc welding, or stick welding, is often considered the most basic form of welding. But don’t confuse “basic” with meaning that you can use just any old stick welder on your project car. You still need a good arc welder in order to form a strong bond between metals. Find the right arc welder for sale at Eastwood that will create great welds on steel and iron, particularly with tubular steel structures such as roll bars.
MIG and TIG welding have their uses, but you just can’t beat torch welding for portability. Getting a small MIG Welder out to the field for a repair may not be hard, but without electricity it’s useless. Another advantage of oxy-acetylene torch welding is that the weld is softer, so it is less brittle in application where strength is an issue, as well as more easily drilled, tapped and machined. Click here for OXY-ACETYLENE WELDING FAQ
The experienced fabricators in R&D have created multiple arc welders for different applications. Our standard ARC 80 Stick Welder is a lightweight unit that is effective for thin steel and stainless steel. For additional power, get the ARC200i Welder and its 200-amp max output. These inverter units are valued for their portability as all can easily be toted along for unexpected projects. Each one has a three-year manufacturer’s warranty and our 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee. If you prefer a stick welder that uses AC current, order the Lincoln Electric LEW K1170 that can operate at anywhere from 40 to 225 amps. Read our stick welder reviews to learn more about what they can be used for.
There's no match for having a welder that can use more than one method. Both of Eastwood's arc welder models can be ordered with an add-on TIG welding torch, which lets you work stick-free as needed. And with a multi-process unit, you can MIG weld as well. Both the Eastwood MP200i and MP250i let you do stick welding on mild steel and iron before switching to a different process for the tougher jobs. Our team can help you determine the best welder for your shop needs and budget. Whichever one you end up choosing, you can stock up on welding rods or get a replacement torch so you're always ready to work.
This arc welding equipment makes solid welds that can then be tapped, drilled or machined as part of a fabrication project. With a quality unit from Eastwood, you can weld almost anywhere. We’re known for tough, versatile welders that cost much less than similar welders from other manufacturers. Eastwood has been the place to go for DIY automotive supplies since 1978 and will always provide the support you need for working with metal.
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