Best TIG Welder Reviews

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TIG welding is one of the most skillful welding methods that produces excellent quality welds. To successfully use a TIG welder you need dexterity and patience. With so many TIG welders on the market, we’ve listed our favorite 5 TIG welders at a range of different power outputs, to help you choose the best one for you.

TIG Welder Comparison Chart

Below is a comparison chart of the best TIG welders on the market.
Welder TypeFeaturesMore
hobart 500551 ez-tig 165i
Hobart ez tig 165i
Type: TIG
Input: 230V
Output:10-165A
Duty cycle: 20% @ 150A
Weight: 50lbs
AC/DC: AC/DC
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miller electric tig welder diversion 180
Miller TIG Diversion 180
Type: TIG
Input: 115/230V
Output:10-180A
Duty cycle: 20% @ 150A
Weight: 50lbs
AC/DC: AC/DC
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ahp alphatig 200x
AHP AlphaTIG 200X
Type: TIG/Stick
Input: 115/230V
Output:10-200A
Duty cycle: 60% @ 200A
Weight: 50lbs
AC/DC: AC/DC
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lincoln square wave tig 200 k5126-1
Lincoln Square Wave TIG 200
Type: TIG/Stick
Input: 115/230V
Output:10-200A
Duty cycle: 25% @ 200A
Weight: 46.5lbs
AC/DC: AC/DC
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everlast powerTIG 210 ext
Everlast PowerTIG 210EXT
Type: TIG/Stick
Input: 115/230V
Output:10-210A
Duty cycle: 60% @ 210A
Weight: 62lbs
AC/DC: AC/DC
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Hobart ez tig 165i

hobart 500551 ez-tig 165i1. Brand name: Hobart
2. Model: EZ-TIG 165i
3. Height: 17 in
4. Length: 23.875 in.
5. Width: 9.875 in.
6. Duty Cycle: 20% @ 150 A
7. Input Voltage: 230 V
8. Process Type: TIG
9. Product weight: 50 lb.
10. Weld Thickness: 22 ga. – 3/16 in.
11. Welding Amperage Range: 10-165 A

The Hobart EZ-TIG 165i is a great quality TIG welder that has a simple user interface with just one knob on the front. The Amperage setting offers infinite control for more flexibility and finer control to help achieve better welds. It’s only compatible with a 230v power supply so you won’t be able to use this with your standard household power supply, but if you have a generator then you’ll be ready to plug it in and start welding in no time.

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Miller TIG Diversion 180

miller electric tig welder diversion 1801. Brand name: Miller
2. Model: TIG Diversion 180
3. Height: 17 in.
4. Length: 23.875 in.
5. Width: 9.875.
6. Duty Cycle: 20% @ 150 A
7. Input Voltage: 115v/230 V
8. Process Type: TIG
9. Product weight: 50lb.
10. Weld Thickness: 22 ga. – 3/16 in. – Single Pass
11. Welding Amperage Range: 10-180 A

This AC/DC TIG welder will give you great results on both aluminum and steel. This also has a simple interface and the ability for both 115 and 230V power input so it’s a good choice for hobbyists and more experienced welders. Miller pride themselves on excellent manufacturing quality, so this machine is build to stand the test of time and maintain amazing quality.

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AHP AlphaTIG 200X

ahp alphatig 200x1. Brand name: AHP
2. Model: 
AlphaTIG 200X
3. Height:
 22 in.
4. Length: 
20 in.
5. Width: 
9 in.
6. Duty Cycle: 
60% @ 200A (TIG), 35% @ 155A (Stick)
7. Input Voltage: 
110/220 V
8. Process Type: 
Stick, TIG
9. Product weight: 
50 lb.
10. Weld Thickness: 24 ga. – 3/8 in.
11. Wire Feed Speed Range: 
15-360 IPM
12. Welding Amperage Range: 
10-200 A

The AlphaTIG is one of the best value welders on the market that allows you to perform quality TIG and Stick welds without spending too much money. Despite all the knobs on the front, it’s still easy to set up and use. The range of settings on the front do offer more flexibility though. Some cool features are the 2T/4T switch and digital amperage display.

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Lincoln Square Wave TIG 200

lincoln square wave tig 200 k5126-11. Brand name: Lincoln
2. Model: Square Wave TIG 200
3. Height: 14 in.
4. Length: 19.25 in.
5. Width: 10.75 in.
6. Duty Cycle: 60% @ 175 A
7. Input Voltage: 115/230 V
8. Process Type: TIG, Stick
9. Product weight: 46 lb.
10. Weld Thickness: 24 ga. – 3/16 in
11. Welding Amperage Range: 10-200 A

This award winning welder is really popular due to its ease of use, excellent user interface and exceptional quality and is used by lots of different skill levels. Lincoln welders made in the USA are built to last and stand the test of time. The user interface is ideal, as you have the ability to simply dial in settings and start welding.

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Everlast PowerTIG 210EXT

everlast powerTIG 210 ext1. Brand name: Everlast
2. Model: PowerTIG 210EXT
3. Height: 17.5 in.
4. Length: 22 in.
5. Width: 9.25 in.
6. Duty Cycle: 60% @ 210 A
7. Input Voltage: 115/230 V
8. Process Type: Stick, TIG
9. Product weight: 62 lb.
10. Weld Thickness: 18 ga. – 3/8 in.
11. Welding Amperage Range: 10-210 A

The Everlast PowerTIG 210 is a powerful, top of the range welder that’s industry leading in its settings and features. The microprocessor control helps provide better precision in welding parameters and the ability to fine tune them to the perfect requirements. The 210 is great to welding aluminum and features 3 different wave forms: Advanced Square wave, Soft Square wave, and Triangular. If you’re a beginner, don’t let the settings overwhelm you, the flowchart interface really makes it much simpler to understand.

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Author: John Ward

John is the founder and editor of Kings of Welding

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