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Welder MIG/MAG MMA/TIG Lift Paton ProMIG-250 (15-4)

Welder Paton ProMIG-250 15-4 – basic information

The Paton ProMIG 250 (15-4) welder is designed for semi-automatic MIG/MAG welding with shielding gases and protective mixtures, manual arc MMA welding and argon shielded TIG welding with direct current.


The design of the ProMIG 250 model (15 kg spool, also able to handle a 5 kg spool – 4 roll feeder) provides some of the best protection against external influences on the market. This model’s rated current of 250A at a duty cycle of 70% is a result that allows intensive welding of 6 mm materials without the risk of overheating. The power source can be separated from the welding wire feed mechanism for ease of use and safety. Characteristic features of PATON™ Professional Series semi-automatic welding machines are the high-quality sealed metallic wire feeder, as well as the existing KZ-2 “EURO” type connector, which has become a standard worldwide, allowing the user to change the handle at will in the future.


In a completely electronic system, the control system has absolutely all the resources of the source, within the limits of its full power and regardless of what method is used. The “Professional” series device is intended for industrial use, for the most demanding users.

Functions and features of the Paton ProMIG-250 15-4 welder

All PATON MIG/MAG welding machines are adapted for welding with self-source wire. Such welding, as opposed to the traditional MIG/MAG welding process, is carried out without the use of shielding gas – however, it requires a special welding wire. The wire produces its own shielding which helps to protect the welding arc. Self-shielded wire suitable for PATON welding machines can be purchased here – 5kg spools of wire will fit all wire feeders.



Paton MIG/MAG welders of the Standard and PRO series have the possibility of brazing thanks to the function of changing the inductance in three steps. The inductance control allows the arc characteristics to be optimised according to the thickness of the component to be welded. This function is necessary to change the speed of the current flow when changing the arc voltage. The thinner the component to be welded using MIG/MAG, the higher the inductance should be (soft arc – less fusion), for thicker components the opposite (hard arc – more fusion).



– PULSE in TIG welding – full control of heat entering the material – a great feature for welding stainless steel and acid-resistant steel,

– PULSE in MMA – easier transfer of material from electrode to weld pool, better quality of welded joint,

– Pulses in MIG/MAG welding – easier detachment of metal droplets from the end of electrode wire, possibility to adjust pulse current parameters. MIG welding with pulse is useful for welding stainless steel, acid-resistant steel and aluminium alloys. In addition, pulse welding provides better parameters for soldering CuSi3



  • duty cycle – PRO series MIG/MAG welders have a 70% duty cycle, while the Standard series has a 45% cycle at the same welding current. In addition, the PRO series machines achieve a continuous duty cycle at a higher welding current than the Standard series machines.
  • Wire feeder – The PRO series has a separate wire feeder that handles reels from 15 to 18 kilo. The feeder can be separated from the source for convenience in welding other methods – such as MMA or TIG DC. The PRO series also has 2 roll or 4 roll wire feeder versions. In the Standard Series, the wire feeder is built into the welder, only handles spools up to 5 kilograms and always has two rolls.

Main advantages of the Paton ProMIG-250 15-4 welder

  • European production
  • Electronic thermal protection system that protects all heat generating parts from overheating
  • Reliability thanks to IGBT technology
  • Possibility to work with long extension cables as well as with a generator
  • Pulsed current welding in any welding method
  • Improved arc glow stability
  • Change mode function 2T, 4T, gas purge from feeder function
  • The devices are equipped with a voltage surge protection and stabilisation system allowing proper operation in the voltage range of 160V to 260V
  • Twice lower power consumption compared to traditional sources
  • Optimum melting and correct stitch shape regardless of welding position


5-year manufacturer’s warranty for consumers as well as companies

The highest quality of workmanship confirmed by a 5-year DOOR-to-DOOR manufacturer’s warranty. The PRO series models are characterised by a compact construction which uses a number of innovative technological solutions increasing the reliability of the devices. Inverter reliability in dusty and humid environments has been increased.


The purchased set includes:

  • PATON ProMIG 250 welder
  • PATON BPI 15-4 feeder (15 kg spool, also supports 5 kg spool – 4 roll feeder)
  • Electrode holder ABICOR BINZEL DE2200 3m
  • Bulk holder ABICOR BINZEL MK300 3m
  • Wire feeder rollers 4x (0,8 – 1,0), 4x (1,2 – 1,6) V + 4x (0,8 – 1,0) U
  • Quick connector for gas
  • Cardboard packaging
  • Carrying strap
  • Instruction manual

Compared to inverter welders from other manufacturers, this product was invented by the designers of the Pilot Plant of Welding Equipment of the Electric Welding Institute named after E. O. Paton, has the following advantages:

  • Wide range of adjustment of welding parameters:
    MMA method – 1 (basic) + 10 (additional)
    TIG method – 1 (basic) + 10 (additional)
    MIG/MAG method – 2 (basic) + 8 (additional)
  • Pulsed welding function, which is programmable in all welding modes.
  • In addition to the protection against mains voltage surges, the devices are equipped with a stabilization system for longer voltage changes in a single-phase power network and enable proper operation of the device for the voltage range from 160 V to 260 V. It is worth remembering that at the minimum voltage of 160 V, it is possible to perform welding with an electrode with a diameter of no more than Ф 3 mm or semi-automatic welding with a wire with a diameter of no more than Ф 0.8 mm.
  • Adapted to the standard power grid. Thanks to its high efficiency, the source provides twice as much electricity demand as traditional sources
  • Automatically adjusts the speed of the fan, which works with higher efficiency when the unit is warmed up, and reduces the speed when the unit is not in use. This affects the wear of the fan, reduces the amount of dust in the unit and the noise during welding.
  • Convenience of working with a nominal current load of the device, without the need for cooling interruptions at 25 °C.
  • High reliability of the device in production conditions with high dustiness and high humidity.
  • The device is equipped with a thermal protection system which protects all elements generating heat of the welding unit against overheating.
  • All electronic components of the device are impregnated with two layers of high quality lacquer, which ensures the reliability of the product during its entire lifetime
  • Improved stability of the electric arc glow
  • Reliability thanks to the use of the latest advanced IGBT technology.
  • The small size and weight of the device do not affect the technical performance of the welder, but facilitate welding in difficult places.
Rated power supply voltage 50/60 Hz
230 V

Rated power supply current
32 – 36 A
Rated welding current
250 A
Maximum operating current
335 A

Operating load factor %
70% – 250 А
100% – 208 А
Power supply voltage range
160 – 260 V
Welding current control range
12 – 250 A
Welding current control range
12 – 28 V
Wire feeding speed control range
2,0 – 16 m/min
Diameter of a stick electrode
1,6 – 6,0 mm
Number of pressure rolls
Diameter of electrode wire0,6 – 1,2 mm
Coil weight, not more than
≤18 kg
Welding processes with a pulse welding mode
Function "Hot-Start"
Function "Anti-Stick"
Reduction of open-circuit voltage
Reduction of open-circuit voltage
Open-circuit voltage
12 / 75 V
Welding arc starting voltage
110 V
Rated consumed power
6,9 – 7,7 kVA
Maximum consumed power
8,5 – 11,0 kVA
Efficiency coefficient
Operating temperature range
–25 … +45 ºС
Fulfilled standards:
EN 60204 – 1:2006
EN 60974 – 1:2012
EN 60974 – 10:2014
Overall dimensions (length, width, height)
450 х 275 х 290
12,7 kg
Protection class*
IP 33


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