Shop Floor Talk  

Go Back   Shop Floor Talk > Welding and Metalworking Forums > Welding

JR Welding Tools
SFT Search:   
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #21  
Old 08-19-2017, 07:19 AM
Scott V's Avatar
Scott V Scott V is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Prineville Oregon
Posts: 3,125
Default

The Klutch 220si is a great little welder.. Really a lot more powerful then a typical 180 amp machine..Puts out over 170 amps on stick ,btw.. Has a super aluminum arc too. Cheap spool gun works very well. The 140si is quite powerful, but will take at least a 30 amp 120 volt circuit to see what it has.You could see about 170 amps + with good volts out of it. I measured it. Burns wire in like nobodies business.. Like the king of 120/240 volt machines
Thermal-arc 211i Had the 141i too.. The klutch machines are much easier to dial in then the Thermal-arc machines.. Arc starts are great too.. Like the old Sp-175 plus Lincolns were.. co2 welding is excellent on the Klutch machines too.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	120 volt 140i.JPG
Views:	40
Size:	156.3 KB
ID:	140542  
__________________
HARLEY-DAVIDSON: "THE MOST EFFECTIVE WAY TO CONVERT GASOLINE INTO NOISE WITHOUT THE SIDE-EFFECTS OF HORSEPOWER":evil:
Reply With Quote
  #22  
Old 08-20-2017, 05:21 AM
LW Hiway's Avatar
LW Hiway LW Hiway is offline
Lord of the Minions
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Indian Bayou and Lake Charles, La.
Posts: 20,131
Default

Quote:
You can get a big jump in duty cycle if you look at the Ironman 230...
For it's size and cost, it's a beast on a farm use basis.

Good friend Doug has one and I love to use it rather than lugging my 350P to his shop. Of course unless I'm doing SS or Al. for/on his Crawfish Boats and sorting rack/pans.

As far as duty cycle goes it was several years into using my 350P before I even heard the cooling fan come on. I thought something was wrong with the machine and startled me. Of course running multiple 20' 3/8" beads with .045" on 2" plate did the trick.
__________________
God, if you would grant me one request through Prayer, please help me be the Man my Dog thinks I am. Please.

Collector of, shooter of and builder of "TightAir Guns".

I never thought I'd live long enough to become a grumpy old bastard. Here I am, killing it!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Web Search:

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.