18 December 1998

Caddies give more power at less cost

SOLID state electronics give its latest Caddy 110 and 150 portable inverters the performance of stick welding equipment at far less cost, maintains ESAB. At a 35% duty cycle, the Caddy 110 is claimed to be capable of maintaining a full 110A output to use electrodes up to 2.5mm diameter, while the more powerful 150 generates 150A at a 25% duty cycle and can use up to 4mm diameter electrodes.

Prices of the inverters – which both weigh in at 4.8kg – are: Caddy 110 £395, Caddy 150 £525 (01992-760698).