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ProTIG™ 165 Industrial Welder with 120/240V Input

The ProTIG™ 165 Industrial Welder is a compact, lightweight 120/240V TIG welder that delivers professional results in the shop or in the field

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Product Overview

The VULCAN® ProTIG™ 165  Industrial Welder is a professional class TIG welder that weighs just 20 lb., making it ideal for field work. Designed with dependability and performance in mind, this TIG welder gives you the ability to do both lift start and high frequency starting. Dual voltage 120/240V input with auto-sense feature gives you the flexibility to weld anywhere you want, whenever you want. The ProTIG 165 is capable of GTAW (DC), GTAW-P (DC) and SMAW (DC) processes over a wide variety of materials including stainless, chrome-moly and ferrous cast materials. Industry leading portability makes the VULCAN® ProTIG 165 a perfect choice for onsite maintenance, process piping, food/beverage industry and automotive. Ready to weld out of the box.

  • DC TIG and DC Stick from a single power source for ultimate versatility
  • High frequency arc starting for ultimate arc quality
  • Built-in pulsing for increased travel speeds and minimized heat distortion
  • Weighs only 20 lb. - ideal for field use
  • Lift arc starting capable for maximum versatility
  • Dual voltage technology capable of 120/240V input
  • Inverter technology for highest quality output and maximum efficiency
  • 120V and 240V power cords are included

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Accessories Included
Vulcan 140A TIG torch 12-1/2 ft., Gas nozzle (#4, #5, & #6), collets & bodies (0.040", 1/16", & 3/32"), 2% ceriated tungsten (0.040", 1/16", & 3/32"), Work cable and clamp 10 ft. with DINSE-style connection, 150A electrode holder and cable 10 ft. with DINSE-style connection , Foot remote control, Ar/CO2 flow gauge regulator and hose 6 ft., 120V input cable with plug (NEMA 5-15P) 10 ft., 240V input cable with plug (NEMA 6-50P) 10 ft.
Amperage (amps)
120V: 10-130A (DC TIG) / 10-90A (DC Stick); 240V: 10-165A (DC TIG) / 10-165A (DC Stick)
Light industrial applications including: on-site maintenance, process piping, food/beverage industry, aerospace, automotive
Duty cycle
GTAW: 120V: 130A / 15.2V / 25%, 21.4A input, 240V: 165A / 16.6V/30%, 14.7A input; SMAW: 120V: 90A / 23.6V / 25% , 21.4A input, 240V: 165A / 26.6V / 30%, 22.4A input
Product Height
12 in.
Product Length
15 in.
Product Weight
20 lb.
Product Width
7-1/2 in.
Shipping Weight
51.90 lb.
Thermal Overload Protection (y/n)
Open Circuit Voltage
Weldable metals
steel, stainless steel, chrome-moly steel, steel castings
Welding capacities
120V: Steel: 0.020 in. - 1/8 in.;240V: Steel: 0.020 in. - 3/16 in.
Electrode Size
Stick welder uses 1/16 in. to 1/8 in. electrodes; TIG welder (shielding gas is needed) uses 0.040 in. to 5/64 in. tungsten electrodes.
Input Voltage
Note: Specifications are approximate and subject to change


We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship 90 days from the date of purchase. Limitations apply.