LOTOS TIG200 200A AC/DC Aluminum Tig/Stick Welder Review

Aluminum Tig Welder Reviews

​Aluminum is a tricky metal to weld. You need an AC TIG welder that delivers precise and constant temperature continuously. LOTOS TIG200 200A AC/DC
Aluminum TIG/Stick Welder is packed with lots of features. You will find this welding machine perfect for welding different types of metals. You are assured
of uniform bead appearance, proper and sufficient penetration, and excellent welding results. A big advantage with this AC DC TIG welder is that all important
switches, connector ports and knobs are placed at one place on the panel. You can adjust the welding options, plug the cords, and connect the gas hose at the
same side panel.

LOTOS TIG200 200A AC/DC Aluminum Tig/Stick Welder Review

About The Product

​LOTOS 200 200A Aluminum TIG Welder is a compact and versatile welding machine. You can operate it on both AC and DC power. In AC power mode, it
works on both 220 volt and 110 volt. Attach an appropriate pigtail adapter before connecting it to the 110 volt power. It delivers 10-200 output Amps for both
TIG and stick welding. The machine has industrial quality features so even if you are buying it for the weekend welding jobs, you will love the professional
results it delivers. It can be used to weld mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum and other metals. The package of this TIG welder comes with all necessary
accessories that you need to start welding. Just arrange the argon gas and electrode stick, and you are ready to weld.

  • ​All knobs, connectors and switches on the same side panel 
  • ​Dual voltage 110/220v TIG welder and dual frequency 50/60 Hz
  • ​Precise heat control
  • ​Excellent welding of fine aluminum
  • ​Finer adjustments of pre-flow, post-flow, clearance effect, downslope and amperage
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    ​Delivers power efficiency up to 80%
  • ​Weighs only 58lbs (26.3kg)
  • ​Welding capacity up to 1/4" (6 MM)
  • ​1 year warranty

TIG Welding Process

First unplug the power cable and make sure the device's ON/OFF power switch is in the OFF position. Now connect the ground cable and clamp. Connect the
TIG torch and hand control cord to their connection points, If you want to use foot control, connect the foot pedal. Connect the wires of the foot pedal to its
connection points on the panel. Now install the TIG torch. This welding machine package comes with an argon regulator. Attach this regulator to an appropriate
gas tank. Attach one side of the argon hose to the outlet of this regulator. Attach another side of this hose to the LOTOS TIG200 200A welding unit. Plug the power cord of this machine into a power board. Put the TIG/MMA switch on the TIG position. Select the AC mode for welding aluminum. Switch to “OFF” for hand control or “PEDAL” for foot control. Tank valve should be disenganged when adjusting the CFH gauge. Attach ground cable to the workpiece. Turn on the power switch on the device and adjust the flow and other settings. Now you are ready to start welding. All of it may seem a long process but once you get the hang of it, it will become an easy and quick process.

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​Stick Welding Process

Keep the device disconnected from the power source. First connect the stick electrode holder to its connection point on the device. Clip on the electrode to the
electrode holding side of this holder. Keep the welding switch to the “MMA” position. Now connect the device's power cable to the power board. Attach the
ground cable to the workpiece. Turn on the unit to start welding.

Pros

Cons

  • ​Ready to use out of the box
  • ​Excellent duty cycle
  • ​Can weld metal up to 1/4 of an inch
  • ​Consistent performance due to precision control
  • ​Fast and reliable ignition due to high frequency start
  • ​Accurate and consistent weld due to square wave inverter
  • Dual voltage and dual frequency benefits
  • ​Entry level welding machine
  • Bulkier style torch and not the pencil torch
  • Requires occasional internal dust removal to avoid static buildup
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​Buying Advice

Everyone does not need the ultimate industrial grade welding machine. If you are not into heavy and constant welding works, LOTOS AC TIG welder will
serve you well. It is suitable for most metal welding projects. This affordable welding machine delivers industrial grade performance. It is perfect for the beginners and hobbyists but can also be used by the professionals who need a backup or occasional welding system. You can also read other Tig Welder Machine Reviews here!

Final Verdict

According to Aluminum Tig Welder Review, this powerful and versatile welding machine is highly suitable for home, automotive and construction welding projects.

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