How much does it cost to hire a welder?

Making the decision to utilise welding equipment hire is often a sensible business choice in more ways than one. Industrial welders present great benefits in terms of productivity and safety, and offer your project the latest state-of-the-art technology at a cost which is substantially less compared to purchasing. 

Renteca is Australia’s largest supplier of welders, plus automation and specialisation equipment, enabling them to offer comprehensive solutions with packages that are fully engineered and customised for your unique job. 

Industrial welders come in a wide range of configurations including engine-driven welders, MIG and TIG welders, multi-process and stud welders, submerged arc and pulse MIG welders, plus plasma cutters, wire feeders, rod ovens and weld automation instruments.

So, how much does it cost to hire a welder? The answer to this depends on a range of variables including the equipment hired, project duration, unit quantity and more. You can explore more about welding equipment hire, plus review a snapshot of the costs to expect when procuring your welding equipment selection from the Renteca fleet here…

Australia’s most popular welders

As the nation’s largest stockist of welders and welding gear and experts at supplying a diverse range of client partners with heavy equipment since 2003, Renteca has direct experience with the latest in welder technology. 

With an extensive catalogue of welders and the ability to deploy machinery across Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Papua New Guinea, Renteca’s client partners benefit from procuring industry-preferred machines from renowned brands such as Lincoln Electric, Miller Electric and more. 

Their current rental fleet includes an impressive range of machines including:

Lincoln Electric Ranger 305D K2922-1v-1

This workhorse form Lincoln Electric is a is a powerful 300-amp DC multi-process diesel engine-driven welder. Offering complete combinations and portable power, the Ranger 305D is purpose-built for contractors undertaking maintenance, repairs and all other field-based welding by professionals who demand the best welding arc from an engine-driven machine.

The specs: 

  • 45-litre fuel capacity
  • Water-cooled Kubota 18.8hp D722 diesel engine 
  • 7,200 continuous watts of 240V AC generator power 
  • Totally enclosed case for maximum protection and noise reduction
  • Featuring Lincoln Electric’s Chopper Technology for easy start and smooth arc and low splatter
  • Suitable for general purpose stick welding, downhill pipe (stick),  TIG, core-wire, MIG (100% C02 and blended gas) and arc gouging operations with up to 4.8mm carbons. 
  • Digital meters  and Touch-Start DC TGI lift tungsten to start the arc

Miller Electric 800X

Miller Electric’s 800X is a multifaceted machine, ideal for air welding and power. Get the advantage of reducing costs with this three-phase engine-driven welder which features the best in versatility with two independent arcs of up to 400amps each. This allows for optimal job efficiency, with two operators able to work off one power source, which is also gentle on the budget. 

The specs: 

  • Estimated savings of 35% compared with single operator units 
  • 800amps of weld output
  • 27,000 watts of three-phase 415V power
  • 5,500 watts of single-phase 240V power 
  • Duetz turbocharged engine 
  • With infinite arc control for stick, MIG and FCAW welding.
  • Lower servicing intervals thanks to the Ingersoll Rand compressor with a life expectancy of 30,000 hours 
  • Electronic engine display

Crunching the numbers

How much does it cost to hire a welder? Pricing is variable depending on an extensive range of factors. For a more specific quote, contact Renteca’s skilled technical team to explore the suite of options available to you could benefit from, plus acquire a formal quote.

Renteca truck

Planning to purchase?

If you work with metals in manufacturing, fabrication or maintenance, then a welding machine is a key tool in your daily work kit. 

In fact, if your business utilises industrial welders on a scale that justifies purchasing, choosing a machine from a trusted stockist that has premium equipment which has been meticulously maintained is a smart choice. 

In this case, a good welder will last for years and can be a sensible investment. Luckily for welding professionals, Renteca boasts has a wide selection of Industrial welders for sale including either new or used machines. 

Each used welder on offer is built by industry-preferred manufactures and has been serviced to superior standards by stringently trained technicians. New machines can also be acquired directly from Lincoln Electric or Miller Electric, meaning the options for certain specs and extras are endless. 

Take a look at Renteca’s whole range of industrial welders for sale, either new or used, here

Industry leaders in the supply of heavy machinery across the trans-Tasman, Renteca’s catalogue of equipment spans welders, power generators, air compressors, electrical switchboards, plus accessories. When embarking on a client partnership with Renteca, you can also access extensive service support from technical advice to OEM advice, which is unmatched in the industry. 

To browse Renteca’s existing rental fleet or new and used machinery for sale, click here. To contact their skilled technical team about how a tailored product solution can be created for your next job, schedule a call here.