Portable, Semiautomatic Wire Feeder
Activate your shipbuilding, offshore, construction or pipe welding operations with the Activ8™ portable wire feeder. Small enough to fit through ship manways and light enough to carry around the site, the Activ8™ is designed specifically for 8 in. (200 mm) spools. The Activ8™ is compatible with any DC CV and/or CC power source.
Simple Controls – WFS knob on the front; booted Cold Feed/Gas Purge, Trigger Interlock and CV/CC switches inside.
Across-The-Arc Operation (Voltage Sensing) – Uses a sense lead and a contactor for enabling welding current
Rating – 330 amp, 60% duty cycle; enough for many wire types.
Standard Shielding Gas Apparatus – Can be used for FCAW-G and GMAW processes.
Tough Plastic Case – Molded from a high impact, flame retardant material for high durability and low weight.
MAXTRAC® Drive – The Heart of the Activ8™ –
Dual gear-driven drive system ensures positive feeding performance.
Patented wire drive features include tool-less drive roll and wire guide changes for quick spool replacement.
A tachometer controlled motor powers the patented drive rolls for smooth, steady feeding without wire slippage.
Solid Wire Size Range .023-.052 in. (0.6 - 1.3 mm)
Cored Wire Size Range .035-5/64 in. (0.9-2.0 mm)
Wire Speed Range IPM (m/min) 50-800 ipm (1.3-20.3 m/min)
Dimensions (H x W x D) 11.8 in x 7.6 in x 19.8 in (298 mm x 193 mm x 503 mm)
Net Weight 27.000 lbs. (12.247 kg.)