WIA Weldarc 185 NEW

For the Workshop or On-Site. It Goes Where You Go.


The Weldarc 185 is the perfect Stick/TIG welder for any intermediate welder. Coming in at 8kg this unit is lightweight yet robust and can easily be transported from the workshop to on-site.

Equipped with the latest technology, the 185 offers more than its competition including power factor correction for maximum efficiency and an IP23S rating, providing extra protection for harsh environments. Built with quality components manufactured with 3 years warranty, compared to others in its class you’ll get more with the Weldarc 185.

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Product Overview


  • Light Fabrication
  • Repair and Maintenance
  • Building & Construction
  • Farming

What's In The Box

  • Heavy Duty Work Clamp (3m)
  • Industrial Twist Lock Electrode Holder (4m)
  • Padded Shoulder Strap
  • Carry Case


With 3 years warranty on all products and a New Zealand-wide service network, the new WIA range offers better than ever reliability and the best back-up service around.

Single Phase

185A single phase Stick & TIG welder.


Voltage Reduction Device

IP23S Rated

Provides extra protection in harsh environments.

Power Factor Correction

Smooths out the actual input current. Maximises efficiency when welding on long leads or from generators.


Weighing only 8kg, the Weldarc 185 can go where you go.

DC Lift Arc TIG Start

For smoother starting without sticking to the worpiece.

Built-In thermal Protection

Prevents the machine from operating beyond its safe thermal zone.

Arc Force

Provides a more stable arc and prevents electrode sticking.

Hot Start

For better, easier arc starting.

Fan-on-Demand™ Cooling Fan

Reduces noise, energy use and contaminates.

Digital Meters

Easy to read and easy to adjust parameters.

Due to variation between generators by different manufacturers, it is impossible for WIA to validate operation from all generators.


  • Stick
  • TIG
  • 1 Phase
  • Primary Voltage
    240 VAC-50/60Hz
  • Rated Primary Current
    12.5 Amps
  • Max Primary Current
    25 Amps
  • Recommended Generator Power
    8 kVa
  • Supply Plug
    15 Amp
  • IP Rating
  • Weight
  • Warranty
    3 Years
  • Standards Compliance
    AS60974.1 & AS1674.2 (VRD)
    Output Range:
    - 25A/21V-185A/27.4V

    Rated Output @ 40°C (10min):
    - 185A/27.4V @ 25%
    - 119A/24.8V @ 60%
    - 92A/23.7V @ 100%

    Electrode Size Range:
    - 2.0-4.0mm

    Material Thickness Range:
    - Welds up to 10mm steel plate, single pass
    Output Range:
    - 25A/11V-185A/17.4V

    Rated Output @ 40°C (10min):
    - 185A/17.4V @ 25%
    - 119A/14.8V @ 60%
    - 92A/13.7V @ 100%

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