The Argon Mini is a small argon tankperfect for pop-up's and remote events. Don't lug a big argon tank to your next show. Order the Argon Mini and place it in your purse, backpack, or welder carrying case! Available now in a blue wintry look!
The Argon Mini ships without a regulator. Don't forget to order the Argon Mini Regulator!
The Argon Mini can only be shipped by UPS Ground in the Lower 48 States. Canadian customers, please call to place your order at +1 801-658-0015.
No Return Policy. The shipping fees and limitations associated with shipping compressed gas impede the ability to accept return orders on this product.
How Small is "Small"?
The Argon Mini will easily fit in a backpack, large purse, Orion mPulse carrying case, or even in your back pocket! Perfect for pop-up's and other remote events, the Argon Mini is easy to tote from one place to another. Check out these hugely beneficial small features:
Weight 2.7 lbs.
11.75 inches high
2.75 inch diameter
The Argon Mini is available in packs of 2, 4, 6, and 8. The price per tank lowers when the purchase quantity increases. Every Argon Mini shipment, regardless of how many tanks are included, requires an additional $45 hazardous material feemandated by the shipping carrier. The hazardous material fee is included in the price displayed for each pack.
Purchasing Tip: The hazardous material fee is per shipment, NOT per tank. You'll save money when you order more tanks in one shipment.
The Argon Mini is designed for one-time use only. The tank cannot be refilled. However, the tank can be recycled with a local metal recycler (ask your local recycler for more information on how to prepare your tank for recycling). To that point, Sunstone encourages you to recycle all depleted tanks.
How Many Welds from One Tank?
The number of welds you can get from the Argon Mini depends upon a number of different factors, but generally speaking you should be able to complete around 650 welds with one tank. You may get more or you may get less.
Will I Need an Argon Regulator?
Yes. You will need to order the Argon Mini Regulator. Other regulators will NOT fit the Argon Mini tank.
Say "Yes!" to Argon
Argon is used as a shielding gas in Sunstone's Orion Welding Systems. During the welding, process metals are exposed to temperatures of upwards of 7000 Degrees. At these temperatures, most metals become liquid, which allows the formation of the weld. Argon is used to protect the molten pool of metal against elements in the Atmosphere including Oxygen, Nitrogen, and Hydrogen. These elements cause reactions with the liquid weld pool, such as porosity and increased weld spatter. Argon also plays an important role in maintaining Arc stability, which leads to increased weld penetration, better filler wire transfer, and better weld appearance.Sunstone's Premium argon is 99.996% pure Argon (Argon 4.6). Pure Argon refers to the gas being just Argon, and not mixed with another gas.
What is The Recommended Argon Pressure?
Sunstone's Orion Welding systems work best at around 10 PSI. The pressure can be adjusted depending on the workpiece and how far the electrode protrudes from the welding stylus. The further out the electrode, the more argon pressure will be required in order to get proper coverage.
Return Goods Policy
Seller’s products may be returned to Seller for credit within thirty (30) days of the shipment subject to the following conditions.
Sunstone offers a 30-day return policy on all products. Before sending a product back please contact Sunstone to receive an RMA number. The RMA number should appear clearly on the outside of the package. Customers are refunded via check. Please note that a 10% restocking fee will apply to all returns. A 30% restocking fee will apply to all 3rd party products (laser welders, laser engravers, PW - AC Welders, and AVIO products). Additionally, all 3rd party products must be insured when sent back to Sunstone at the buyer’s expense. In some cases, a merchant fee may apply. Equipment damaged by improper use or insufficient shipping precautions will be charged additional fees.
*DADO Laser Welder – No cash refunds available for the dado laser welder. However, The Dado Laser Welder may be returned within 30 days for credit towards another Orion or Sunstone product.
*Argon tanks have a $35 restocking fee, the tank must be emptied and left open with the protective cap put in place. All hazardous material and compressed gas stickers need to be removed from the packaging as the empty cylinder is not hazardous and doesn't contain compressed gas.
*Refunds will not be issued for services that have already been rendered such as shipping, calibration, or trainings.
Shipping Outside the USA?
Sunstone ships welders all over the world every day. Kindly note that Duties and Taxes are not calculated nor collected by Sunstone. In most cases, the assigned carrier will notify you of any additional required fees. Thank you!