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ESAB The Buddy Arc 180

The Buddy™ Arc 180 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. The Buddy™ Arc 180 is a user friendly, robust and light weight stick (MMA) welding machine which also features a Live TIG arc mode. The internal electronics are cooled by a highly efficient fan for added reliability and monitored by a thermal protection system. The machine is equipped with three heat sinks which further extends the lifetime of the product. The casing has been designed to withstand harsh environments and is rated to IP 23S standards. The machine incorporates both a shoulder strap and a robust carry handle.



Height                                                       230 mm (230 mm)

Length                                                       310 mm (310 mm)

Width                                                        140 mm (140 mm)


Fuse Slow - Amps                                     16 A (16 A)

Input Ratings

Frequency Hz                                            50/60 Hz (50/60 Hz)

VAC                                                         230 VAC (230 VAC)

Power Specifications

Enclosure Class                                         IP23S (IP23S)

Open Circuit VDC High                           59.8 VDC


Weight                                                            6 kg (6 kg)