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Enhance Your Welding Projects with a Handheld Welding Machine

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A handheld welding machine is a portable device used for welding metal pieces together. It is designed for use in small welding jobs or for on-site repairs where it may not be practical to move larger welding equipment.

 

Handheld welding machines come in various types, such as TIG (tungsten inert gas) welders, MIG (metal inert gas) welders, and stick welders. Each type has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it's essential to choose the right one based on the job's requirements.

 

TIG welding machines are best for precise welding jobs, such as those involving thin metals or welding in tight spaces. MIG welding machines are ideal for welding thicker materials and offer faster welding speeds. Stick welding machines are a good choice for outdoor welding jobs, as they are more resistant to wind and other weather conditions.

 

Handheld welding machines are relatively easy to operate, and they typically come with a range of safety features to protect the welder from electrical shock, heat, and other potential hazards. However, they do require proper training and expertise to use safely and effectively.

For the convenience of our customers, HARSLE has also compiled the following process parameters, which we hope will enable our customers to better operate their production.

handheld welding machine

Welding Head Without Wire Feed

1. The width of the weld seam that can be welded by hand-held head without wire-feed welding is 10% of the thickness of the material;

2. Materials of thickness 0.8 or more are welded in continuous mode regardless of wire feeding or non-wire feeding;

3. Thin plates of thickness 0.8 or less can be welded in modulated mode;

4. Single point welding can be welded in argon arc welding mode;

5. Thin plate welding can be welded using QCW mode without sealing requirements;



Continuous Mode Modulation Mode

Thickness(mm) Laser power (W)
(fastness/through)
Swing speed (%)
(fastness/through)
Modulation frequency (HZ)
(fastness/through)
Duty cycle (%)
(fastness/through)
Stainless Steel 0.5 360 40 4000 56
1 420/450 100/100 / /
1.5 500/600 100/100 / /
2 650/700 100/100 / /
2.5 700/850 100/100 / /
3 750/1000 100/100 / /
3.5 900/1100 100/100 / /
4 1000/1350 100/100 / /
4.5 1150/1400 100/100 / /
5 1250/1500 100/100 / /
Carbon Steel 0.5 360 40 4000 56
1 420/450 100/100 / /
1.5 500/600 100/100 / /
2 650/700 100/100 / /
2.5 700/850 100/100 / /
3 750/1000 100/100 / /
3.5 900/1100 100/100 / /
4 1000/1350 100/100 / /
4.5 1150/1400 100/100 / /
5 1250/1500 100/100 / /
Aluminum 1 550/500 20/20 / /
1.5 650/700 20/20 / /
2 700/750 20/20 / /
2.5 800/850 20/20 / /
3 850/1000 20/20 / /
3.5 1250/1300 20/20 / /
4 1450/1500 20/20 / /


Welding Head Without Wire Feed

1. The diameter of the weld seam that can be welded by wire-feed welding cannot exceed the diameter of the wire;

2. The length of the wire return needs to be set according to the inter-time situation and requirements;

Continuous Mode

Thickness(mm) Laser power (W)
(fastness/through)
Swing speed (%)
(fastness/through)
Wire feeding speed
(fastness/through)
Wire returing speed
(fastness/through)
Wire diameter(mm)  Feedable wire
Stainless Steel 1 420/600 100/100 14/13 As the case may be 0.8
1.5 500/680 100/100 14/13 As the case may be 0.8
2 650/1000 100/100 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
2.5 700/1100 100/100 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
3 750/1450 100/100 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
3.5 900/1400 100/100 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
4 1000/1500 100/100 11/10 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
4.5 1150/1650 100/100 11/10 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
5 1250/1700 100/100 10/9 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
Carbon Steel 1 420/600 100/100 14/13 As the case may be 0.8
1.5 500/680 100/100 14/13 As the case may be 0.8
2 650/1000 100/100 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
2.5 700/1100 100/100 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
3 750/1450 100/100 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
3.5 900/1400 100/100 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
4 1000/1500 100/100 11/10 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
4.5 1150/1650 100/100 11/10 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
5 1250/1700 100/100 10/9 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2/1.6
Aluminum 1 550/500 20/20 14/13 As the case may be 0.8
1.5 650/700 20/20 14/13 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2
2 700/750 20/20 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2
2.5 800/850 20/20 13/12 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2
3 850/1000 20/20 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2
3.5 1250/1300 20/20 12/11 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2
4 1450/1500 20/20 11/10 As the case may be 0.8/1.0/1.2


Argon Arc Welding Mode (Argon Arc Spot Welding)


Thickness(mm) Laser power (W)
(fastness/through)
Swing speed (%)
(fastness/through)
Spot size(mm)
(fastness/through)
Light output interval (MS)
((fastness/through)
Stainless Steel 1 300 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
1.5 400 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2 550 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2.5 850 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3 1000 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3.5 1200 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
4 1350 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
4.5 1450 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
5 1500 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
Carbon Steel 1 300 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
1.5 400 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2 550 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2.5 850 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3 1000 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3.5 1200 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
4 1350 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
4.5 1450 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
5 1500 100 3-5/5-9 Set as required
Aluminum 1 400 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
1.5 600 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2 750 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
2.5 900 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3 1000 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
3.5 1200 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required
4 1350 20 3-5/5-9 Set as required


CW Mode(Pulse Spot Welding)


Thickness(mm) Laser power (W)
(fastness/through)
Swing speed (%)
(fastness/through)
Light output frequency (HZ)
(fastness/through)
Output pulse width
(fastness/through)
Stainless Steel 0.5 150/230 No swing 10 25
1 300/450 No swing 20 25
1.5 320/470 No swing 20 25
2 500/600 No swing 20 25
2.5 750/850 No swing 20 25
3 900/1000 No swing 20 25
Carbon Steel 0.5 150/230 No swing 10 25
1 300/450 No swing 20 25
1.5 320/470 No swing 20 25
2 500/600 No swing 20 25
2.5 750/850 No swing 20 25
3 900/1000 No swing 20 25
Aluminum 0.5 350/400 No swing 10 25
1 480/500 No swing 20 25
1.5 750/800 No swing 20 25
2 850/900 No swing 20 25
2.5 900/950 No swing 20 25
3 950/1000 No swing 20 25


The process parameters of a handheld welding machine depend on the type of welding machine and the material being welded. However, here are some general process parameters to consider:

1. Current or Amperage: The amount of current or amperage required for welding will depend on the thickness of the metal being welded. Generally, thicker materials require more current.

2. Voltage: Voltage is the amount of electrical potential required to create an arc between the electrode and the metal being welded. The voltage setting will depend on the material being welded and the type of electrode being used.

3. Electrode Diameter: The diameter of the electrode will depend on the thickness of the material being welded. Thicker materials require larger electrodes.

4. Welding Speed: Welding speed refers to how quickly the welder moves the electrode along the joint. It is important to maintain a consistent welding speed to ensure a quality weld.

5. Gas Flow Rate: Some types of welding, such as TIG welding, require the use of shielding gas to protect the weld from contamination. The gas flow rate should be set to the recommended level for the type of welding being done.

6. Polarity: Depending on the type of welding machine, polarity may need to be set to either direct current (DC) or alternating current (AC).

handheld welding machine

It is important to note that the process parameters will vary based on the type of handheld welding machine being used and the specific welding job at hand. Proper training and experience are essential to selecting and adjusting the process parameters for a quality weld.

 

Proper maintenance of a handheld welding machine is essential for optimal performance and longevity. Here are some general maintenance tips to follow:

1. Keep the machine clean: Dust, dirt, and debris can build up on the machine over time and clog air vents, which can cause the machine to overheat. Regularly wipe down the machine with a clean, dry cloth to keep it clean.

2. Check the cables and connections: Make sure all cables and connections are in good condition and free of damage, wear, or fraying. Tighten any loose connections to ensure proper electrical contact.

3. Replace worn or damaged parts: Regularly inspect the electrode holder, welding cables, and other parts for signs of wear or damage. Replace any worn or damaged parts immediately.

4. Check the coolant: If the welding machine uses a liquid coolant system, check the coolant level regularly and replace it as needed.

5. Maintain the electrode: Keep the electrode clean and free of debris. Replace the electrode if it becomes worn or damaged.

6. Store the machine properly: When not in use, store the welding machine in a clean, dry, and secure location.

handheld welding machine

Follow the manufacturer's maintenance schedule: Consult the owner's manual for recommended maintenance procedures and schedules specific to your welding machine.

Following these general maintenance tips will help keep your handheld welding machine in good condition and operating at optimal performance levels. Additionally, it is important to have the machine serviced by a qualified technician regularly to ensure that it continues to function properly and safely.

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