Orion Pulse-Arc Welders guide

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Orion offers several Pulse-Arc (micro TIG) welding systems. Below you can learn the difference between each model and determine which is the right system for you.

Pulse-Arc Welders Explained

Pulse-arc welders are also known as micro TIG welders. Pulse-Arc welding or micro TIG welding uses electrical energy to create a plasma discharge.  The high-temperature plasma, in turn, melts metal in a small spot.  This process takes place in milliseconds.  The process is clean and very controllable – perfect for intricate and minute welding applications on precious and non-precious metals!. Filler metal can also be added to build up joints and create strong and reliable welds. Pulse-Arc welding is used in a variety of industries including jewelry, dental, mold and die, optics, R&D, and many more. 

ORION 200i

The Orion i-Series boasts a power potential of up to 200 joules of pulse-arc weld energy. While powerful, the i-Series is perfect for low power needs as well—yielding as little as 0.10 joules of energy. Even with such a large range in power, full control is maintained as the i-Series is adjustable in 0.01 joule increments. Whether an application requires high power welding needs or intricate, precise welds around precious components, the Orion i-Series offers the most versatile, compact, and easy-to-use welding system.

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Orion 150s

The Orion s Series provides power up to 150 joules of pulse-arc weld energy. The s Series also allows for low power needs—yielding as little as 1 joule of energy on the low end. Users can achieve high power welds or precise welds around precious components. The Orion s Series offers versatile, and easy-to-use welding system.

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Orion 100c

The Orion 100c provides power up to 100 joules of pulse-arc weld energy. The 100c also allows for low power needs — yielding as little as 3 joules of energy. The 100c power is adjustable in 0.5-joule increments. You can still weld large workpieces, or near precious components with this easy-to-use system.

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Orion mPulse

The mPulse is the smallest pulse arc welding system available. With a 30ws power potential, the mPulse can be used by anyone and has the power to tackle all sorts of jobs. It’s perfect for those needing a pulse arc welder for making quick welds on a light duty cycle.

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SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON 

Welder SPECIFICATIONS

mPulse

100c
150s
200i
Display (Touch Screen)

4.3”

5”

8”

10”

Languages

N/A

20 +

20 +

20 +

Welder Dimensions (L x W x H)

5.5” x 5.25” x 3.5”

10.75” x 6” x 6.65”

12” x 6” x 10”

16” x 5” x 10.5”

Basic Screen Metal Presets

N/A

11

11

11

Save Settings Spaces

0

30

100

1000

CE Certificate

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

USB Upgradeable Software

N/A

Yes

Yes

Yes

Pulse-Arc SPECIFICATIONS

       
Energy (min-max in Joules)

3 – 30

3 – 100

1 – 150

0.10 – 200

Length (min-max)

Preset

Preset

1 – 60ms (shown as a %)

0.1 – 100ms

Estimated Weld Spot Diameter Range

≈ 1 – 1.5mm

≈ 0.75 – 2.5mm

≈ 0.5 – 3.5mm

≈ 0.1 – 4.5mm

Single Fire Mode

1 weld/2 seconds

1 weld/0.7 seconds

1 weld/0.5 seconds

1 weld/0.5 seconds

Rapid Fire Mode

No

No

1 – 5 welds/sec

1 – 5 welds/sec

Description Mode

No

No

No

Yes
High-Frequency Agitation Options

No

Basic

Yes/Multiple

Yes/Multiple

Adaptive Weld Ignition

No

No

No

Yes

Arc Start Technology

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tack SPECIFICATIONS

       
Energy (min-max in Joules)

N/A

5 – 100

5 – 150

5 – 200

Peak Current (max in Amps)

N/A

1,000

4,000

4,000

Quick Power Settings

N/A

None

3

3

Microscope SPECIFICATIONS

Stylus Working Space ~110 mm

Magnification

0 / 5x

5x

5x

5x

UV Protection

> UV 15 / > UV 16

> UV 16

> UV 16

> UV 16

IR Protection

> IR 14 / > IR 16

> IR 16

> IR 16

> IR 16

INTRODUCTION VIDEOS

Orion mPulse

Orion 100c

Orion 150s

Orion 200i2

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