Hobbyweld 5

(93% Argon, 5% Carbon Dioxide, 2% Oxygen)

As the most popular MIG welding gas mix, there are an abundance of benefits Hobbyweld 5 can provide.

This gas is simple to use and produces a stable arc which results in less spatter and clean up time for the end user, this makes it much more forgiving to the less gifted welder.

Hobbyweld 5 provides good penetration and fusion, making this gas is an optimum choice for MIG welding. This gas is popular with vehicle restoration enthusiasts and provides the best weld quality for bodywork.

This product is recommended for use with sheet or thin sections of mild steel at a thickness of less than 7mm. For thicker steel, please look at Hobbyweld 15.

Please contact your local agent for prices and availability.

Cylinder Dimensions
Cylinder Capacities
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Cylinder Dimensions

Original (Small)

Height
840 mm
Diameter
160 mm
Tare Weight (approx.)
13.7 kg
Deposit
£65

Plus (Medium)

Height
950 mm
Diameter
200 mm
Tare Weight (approx.)
31.4 kg
Deposit
£110

Ultra (Large)

Height
1050 mm
Diameter
200 mm
Tare Weight (approx.)
31.4 kg
Deposit
£190

Cylinder Capacities

Original (Small)

Water Capacity
9 litre
Gas Pressure
137 bar / 1987 psi
Volume
1.40m³
Cylinder Outlet
5/8" BSP RH Female

Plus (Medium)

Water Capacity
20 litre
Gas Pressure
230 bar / 3335 psi
Volume
5.09m³
Cylinder Outlet
5/8" BSP RH Female

Ultra (Large)

Water Capacity
20 litre
Gas Pressure
300 bar / 4531 psi
Volume
6.46m³
Cylinder Outlet
EN 561 Quick-Action

Hobbyweld 5 Tri-Mix

Hobbyweld mixed MAG gases utilise proven benefits of a three-part mix.

The introduction of just 2% oxygen means a more stable arc, resulting in less spatter and cleaner welds.

Hobbyweld Cylinder Deposit

The Hobbyweld Cylinder Deposit is a one-off, refundable charge. There is no limit to how long you keep the cylinder and you can exchange it as often or as little as you like.

If you need to return the cylinder, take it to any Hobbyweld stockist for a refund (note: You will need your deposit form and a small admin charge applies).

A cost effective alternative for occasional use when compared to monthly or annual rental charges.

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Hobbyweld 15

As this gas has been given the name ‘universal’ gas by customers, this shows that the gas can be used for many applications.

Carbon Dioxide (Industrial Grade)

Carbon dioxide is suitable for a wide range of applications, such as hydroponics, aquatic gardening and is often low grade welding.

Argon

Argon is typically suitable for most TIG welding applications providing a capability of welding at any depth.

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