Buddy Tig 400i

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The Buddy™ Tig 400i is an industrial-duty, fan cooled, inverter controlled power sources meant for TIG/MMA welding with professional welding performance.

The Buddy™ TIG machines are capable of performing TIG welding with precise current control.  Select a TIG-torch to suit your needs, a gas regulator and a cylinder of gas. You can weld mild steel or stainless steel material with or without filler material.

The machine has controlled welding dynamics with adjustable Hot Start and Arc Force controls that provide excellent weld properties even for welding pipe root passes.


  • Inverter controlled–more efficient power usage
  • Light weight–improved mobility
  • Initial and crater current controls –for perfect starts and finishes
  • Adjustable hot start –easy to strike the electrode. Helps you to avoid starting problems
  • Adjustable arc force –sets the intensity of the arc for improved weld quality


  • Civil Construction
  • General Cast Iron Repair and Fabrication
  • Pipe Workshops
  • Ship/Barge Building


Dimensions 540 x 280 x 510 mm


Weight 32.5 kg

Power Specifications

Power Factor at Maximum Current >0.90
Efficiency at Maximum Current >80 %

Fuse Specifications

Fuse Slow - Amps 32 A

Welding Output

Stick (MMA)



Application Classification S
Operating Temp -10 to 40 °C
Standards IEC 60974-1; IEC60974-10

How to purchase Buddy Tig 400i

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