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    size wire for airco ac/dc with wp 17 air cooled torch

    i have an old airco 250 amp ac/dc hi frequency welder that has a wp 17 air cooled torch and want to put a remote knife switch in-between machine and tig torch connector. what gauge welding wire should i run to knife switch and back to machine? i was thinking around 4 gauge. what would u?? thanks all electrical precautions will be taken.

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    Re: size wire for airco ac/dc with wp 17 air cooled torch

    Quote Originally Posted by duramax-rob View Post
    i have an old airco 250 amp ac/dc hi frequency welder that has a wp 17 air cooled torch and want to put a remote knife switch in-between machine and tig torch connector. what gauge welding wire should i run to knife switch and back to machine? i was thinking around 4 gauge. what would u?? thanks all electrical precautions will be taken.
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    Re: size wire for airco ac/dc with wp 17 air cooled torch

    thanks for the reply pete.s.. i really appreciate the information.

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