WIA Weldarc® 180i

Portable for Onsite & Field Maintenance


Lightweight, Portable Arc & TIG Welder, the Weldarc 180i can go wherever the job takes you.

Built in VRD (Voltage Reduction Device) delivers added safety.

Easy to use lift arc starting for TIG welding.

Suits 2.0–4.0mm electrodes.

Where to Buy

Product Overview


  • Welding Contractors
  • Shipyards
  • Rural Workshops
  • Motor Sports Fabrication
  • Mine Maintenance

What's In The Box

  • Heavy Duty Work Clamp (2m)
  • Industrial Twist Lock Electrode Holder (3m)
  • Padded Shoulder Strap
  • Carry Case


With a 2 year unlimited warranty, covering parts and labour, and supported by a New Zealand wide service network, you can be guaranteed you’re buying reliability and performance. *Power source only.


A built in VRD (Voltage Reduction Device) delivers added safety when operating in Stick or Lift-TIG mode and meets the requirements of site work. Fully compliant to New Zealand Standards AS/NZS 60974.1 & AS/NZS 1674.2 CAT C.


At only 6kg, the Weldarc 180i can go wherever the job takes you, making it ideal for onsite maintenance.

Generator Compatible

The Weldarc 180i is tolerant to unconditioned power from generators. It has been optimised and tested for compatibility with appropriate portable generators.

Built-In Operator Safety

The power source features a built-in thermal protection device that will activate if the machine is operated beyond its safe thermal operating zone.

Arc Force

Built in Arc Force, constantly monitors arc Voltage and will boost output if low arc Voltage occurs.

Cellulose Electrodes

The combined feature of 'Arc Force', 'Hot Start' and high open circuit voltage capability allows the use of Cellulose electrodes.

Lift Arc TIG Start

Easy to use lift arc starting for TIG welding. Eliminates scratch starting and tungsten electrode damage.

Hot Start for Manual Arc

Built-in “hot start” feature in manual arc mode for even better arc starting.


  • Stick
  • TIG
  • 1 Phase
  • Primary Voltage
    240 Vac - 50/60 Hz
  • Rated Primary Current
    15 Amps
  • Max. Primary Current
    35 Amps
  • Recommended Generator kVa
    10 kVA
  • Supply Plug
    15 Amps
  • Electrode Size Range (mm)
  • Shipping Weight
  • Machine Weight

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