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Avortec provides service and support for all our professional grade tools, TIG Welders, Plasma Cutters, Portable Generators and air compressors.

We are also a leader in Alternative Power Units - APUs for OTR Trucking applications where reduced idling is required while providing full air conditioning and A/C power.

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Installation

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Product Information

Product Videos and Demonstrations of TIG

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AVORTEC AV3X | Brochure

AVORTEC XC50  | Brochure

AVORTEC AVA200X AC/DC TIG Welder

AVORTEC AV200 FIREwire MIG Welder W/Spool Gun - Wire Feed Welder

AVORTEC AV250 MIG Welder - Wire Feed Welder

AVORTEC AV1PRO Welding Helmet

AVORTEC G6D Diesel Generators

AVORTEC APU

AVORTEC ACTWINMAX Air Compressor

AVORTEC ACMAX Air Compressor

Product Manuals And Quickstart Guides

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NEW MANUALS ARE AVAILABLE. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR A NEW MANUAL.

User Manual

AVORTEC AV3X | User Manual

AVORTEC XC50  | User Manual

 

Basic Quickstart Guide - XC50 Plasma Cutter

  1. Open the box - Unpack your components
  2. Mount the air filter/pressure regulator valve on the back of the unit
  3. Attach a standard compressed air supply line IN quick connect from your air compressor and the air OUT tube to the Air Filter Pressure Regulator
  4. Attach the cables and plasma torch to the front of the machine.
    NOTE DO NOT POWER ON UNIT UNTIL ALL CABLES ARE ATTACHED.
  5. Attach Ground Clamp to work piece
  6. CAUTION!: Tighten all plasma torch components before use.
  7. Check for the correct 220V/50AMP power plugs and outlets for your device.
    SEE 220V WIRING DIAGRAM. 2 (+), and 1 (-)Plug when wiring your plug.
    Plug-In The Unit.
    CONTACT A LICENSED ELECTRICIAN TO INSTALL PROPER 220V/50AMP Outlet.
  8. Turn on the device by pressing the POWER ON button on the front control panel.
  9. Adjust air pressure to 25-45psi with the up/down arrow on the front control panel.
  10. CAUTION!: Make sure to wear protective gloves, shoes and clothing. A certified welding mask must be worn to protect your eyes and face from UV light and possible sparks.
  11. Turn on the Torch - Ignite the torch (push the button on the torch handle)
  12. Turn off the Torch - Release the button on the torch handle to turn it off.
  13. Turn off the device by pressing the POWER OFF button on the front control panel when finished.

 

Knowledge Base


Why buy a TIG Welder?
It can weld the most metals and provide a superior strength and higher quality weld than ARC or MIG.
What kinds of metals can you weld with a TIG welder (DC)?
Steel, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron, Titanium are easy to weld with a DC TIG like the AV3X.
NOTE: With an AC/DC TIG it is possible to weld Aluminum also. The surface must not be oxidized.
Does AVORTEC offer an MIG Wire Feed Welder for welding aluminum as well as steel?
AVORTEC AV250 MIG Welder provides MIG welding of steel and aluminum up to 3/4" in a single pass. And 1" with proper technique.
Does AVORTEC offer an AC/DC TIG for welding aluminum as well as steel?
AVORTEC AVA200X AC/DC TIG Welder provides both AC TIG welding and DC TIG welding in single machine.
Why do I need an AC/DC TIG for welding aluminum?
AVORTEC AVA200X AC/DC TIG Welder  will remove the oxidation layer that is present on Aluminum and to do this our welder uses special pulses to clear away the upper surface while providing a superior quality High strenth TIG weld. No other manufacturers unit does what ours does at this price and performance range. Ask for a demo we will most likely KICK THIER ASS.
What's max - min thickness of the metals for the AV3X TIGs best performance?
We recommend .015 sheet metal to 1/4" metals for maximum performance. The TIG can weld thinner .01 gauge sheet metals but it is difficult and requires some skill. You can weld 3/8", 1/2" and 5/8" with the right process as it might require v-groove and filler material of the base metal.
Does the plasma cutter require an Oxygen tank to cut metal?
No. The plasma cutter only requires compressed air from an air compressor. This provides and endless supply of air and saves you money.
The TIG welder uses Argon gas?
Yes Argon is the only gas required for TIG welding. CO2 can be substituted if cost is a factor.
What type of power do I need to run this machine (model AV3X, AV5X, XC50, MIG250, and AVA200X)?
Each machine is a 220V/240V 50A device. It requires a 220V/240V power outlet on a 50A breaker. Single phase. Please contact a licensed electrician if you need help installing the correct outlet plug. A 220V 50A male plug is available from AVORTEC.com - see accessories.
Do I need a welding cart with avortec welders or plasma cutters?
Yes you should protect your unit from damage with a cart. The unit will sit inside the cart on a shelf which protects it from accidental damage. The cart also eases mobility while welding and provides and excellent storage rack for all the cables and tools used when welding.
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