The Titanium 170 Welding Machine offers excellent performance with its versatile welding options, user-friendly interface, and sturdy construction. It’s ideal for both professionals and DIY enthusiasts.
- No adapter required - spool gun ready
- Inverter technology for a better weld start
- Inductance control for weld beam fine tuning
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- Dimensions: 21 x 24 x 11 inches
- Weight: 24 pounds
- Max Output: 170 amps
- Output Range: 30-170A
- Polarity: DC
- Duty Cycle: 25% at 160A
I rate this as medium powered welder. This is a moderately priced welding machine. It can weld up to 3/8 inch steel. This welding machine, weighing in at just 24lb, is impressively lightweight, making it quite portable and easy to handle.
Pro Tip: When using the Titanium 170 for MIG or Flux Core welding, always ensure the workpiece is clean and rust-free for optimum results. Use the correct wire and gas combination for your task: solid wire and gas for MIG, or flux-cored wire for gasless Flux Core welding. Don't forget to adjust the voltage and wire feed speed settings according to the thickness of your workpiece for a smooth, controlled weld.
What is Included?
- Titanium MIG 170 Inverter Power Source
- Titanium 180A MIG gun, 10 ft.
- Flow gauge regulator with 6ft. gas hose
- Work clamp with 10 ft. cable
- 120v power adapter
- 0.025 in., 0.030 in., 0.035 in. drive rolls, 0.030 in., 0.035 in. cored drive rolls
- Gun consumables: 0.030 in. contact tips, gas nozzle, and gasless nozzle
- Dual input voltage – 120 or 240V
- 80 to 400 inches per minute wire feed speed
- Can weld 1/8 inch steel on 120V or 3/8 inch steel on 240V
- Requires a different spool gun to be suitable for aluminum welding
- Short feed tube
1. Heavy Duty Drive System
The Titanium 170 welding machine features a robust Heavy Duty Drive System, significantly enhancing its performance and durability. This remarkable feature ensures the machine can withstand intense welding operations and prolonged use without compromising efficiency and output.
The Heavy Duty Drive System provides consistent, smooth, and powerful force, allowing for precise and clean welding even on the toughest materials. Its reliable and steadfast performance makes the Titanium 170 welding machine ideal for industrial applications and heavy-duty projects.
2. Easy to Use, Intuitive Controls
One of the standout features of the Titanium 170 welding machine is its easy-to-use and intuitive controls. This feature allows even novice welders to navigate the machine’s functions effortlessly, permitting a smoother, more efficient welding process. The controls are designed to be user-friendly, with clear labels and simple settings.
This eliminates guesswork and allows for more precise adjustments, leading to better, more accurate welds. Whether you’re increasing the power, adjusting the wire feed speed, or switching between modes, the intuitive controls of the Titanium 170 welding machine make the process straightforward and stress-free.
3. Lightweight Inverter Power Source
The Titanium 170 welding machine is remarkably distinguished by its Lightweight Inverter Power Source feature. This feature makes the machine more portable and easy to handle, allowing for efficient maneuverability in various work environments.
With this lightweight inverter power source, the Titanium 170 welding machine is less bulky and cumbersome than traditional welding machines and ensures stable and reliable power supply. This helps in achieving precise and high-quality welding results. Its lightweight nature combined with powerful performance makes it a preferred choice for both professional welders and DIY enthusiasts.
After weeks of rigorous field testing, the Titanium 170 welding machine has proven to be an outstanding piece of equipment. Its performance was seamless and efficient, welding with impressive precision and consistency. The machine did not overheat despite prolonged use, thanks to its advanced thermal overload protection. As a professional welder, I was particularly impressed with its multi-process capabilities. It could handle MIG, TIG, and stick welding with relative ease.
The machine’s lightweight and compact design made it portable and easy to handle in different work environments. The intuitive interface and controls were also a plus, making it user-friendly even for novice welders. Its power output was more than satisfactory, and the inverter technology delivered a stable arc.
Perhaps one of the most remarkable features was the machine’s built-in VRD (Voltage Reduction Device), which significantly enhanced safety during usage.
Overall, I found the Titanium 170 to be a reliable, versatile, and high-performing welding machine. It exceeded my expectations in every aspect, and I highly recommend it for professional and hobbyist welders.
Value for Money:
This machine is suitable for Professional fabricator welding.
It has a decent 4 year material and workmanship warranty.
In conclusion, I found the Titanium 170 Welding Machine a solid performer, with a score of 70% reflecting its reliable functionality. Its durability, rated at 60%, could be improved but is still decent. The machine offers good value for money, earning a 70% in this category.
The overall score of approximately 67% suggests it’s a reasonably good investment. I would recommend this welding machine for those seeking balanced performance and value.