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Argon

Argon is generally used when TIG welding stainless steel, carbon steel and aluminium – it can also be used on a MIG welder for aluminium and alloys in conjunction with the correct MIG wire. For more suitable MIG gases, see our range here.

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

The repair of alloy wheels, farming equipment, vehicle body panels, model work and metals used for aircraft are among many of Argon’s popular uses; however, it is also used in many applications that you wouldn’t expect, such as filling the gap between your double glazing and the space in a light bulb.

Cylinder Sizes
Cylinder Dimensions
Cylinder Capacities
Features & Benefits
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Cylinder Sizes

Original (Small)

Deposit
£65

Plus (Medium)

Deposit
£110

Ultra (Large)

Deposit
£190

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
1.32m³
Deposit
£65

Plus (Medium)

Water Capacity
20 litre
Gas Pressure
230 bar / 3335 psi
Volume
4.78m³
Deposit
£110

Ultra (Large)

Water Capacity
20 litre
Gas Pressure
300 bar / 4531 psi
Volume
6.06m³
Deposit
£190

Features & Benefits

Original (Small)

Cylinder Outlet
5/8" BSP RH Female
Deposit
£65

Plus (Medium)

Cylinder Outlet
5/8" BSP RH Female
Deposit
£110

Ultra (Large)

Cylinder Outlet
EN 561 Quick-Action
Deposit
£190

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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