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HBS-A-16 Stud Welding Gun (damped)

ARC stud welding according to current standards.


  • Especially suitable for thicker metal sheets from approx. 2 mm
  • Automatic compensation of length tolerance of welding elements through integrated length adjustment

Process variants

  • Short cycle drawn arc welding
  • Drawn arc welding with ceramic ring or shielded gas

Technical Data

Welding range Dia. #4 to 5/8″ (dia. 3 to 16 mm)
Stud length 0.39″ to 9.45″ (10 to 240 mm) depending on tripod
Stud material Mild steel, stainless steel
Stud type Any type or shape (special chucks if required)
Length compensation 0.16″ (4 mm) automatic
Stroke Adjustment range 0.24″ (6 mm), (0.01″ (0.25 mm) steps, arresting)
Damping Adjustable oildamper
Welding cable 15.91′, 1/0 (4.85 m, 50 mm²)
Insulation class IP 20
Workplace noise level Up to 90 dB (A) may occur during welding
Operational and storage conditions According to current standards
Dimension L x W x H 10.24″ x 2.91″ x 8.66″ (260 x 74 x 220 mm) without cable, with foot piece
Weight 4.41 lbs (2 kg) without cable
Order No. 93-21-280



  • Rigid casing made of impact-resistant plastic
  • Slide bearing for guiding the welding piston
  • Sealed welding piston guidance
  • Ergonomic design
  • Compact dimensions
  • Lift adjustment
  • Stud length freely adjustable
  • Mechanical structure tested in production


  • Lock-in lift adjustment
  • A high level of security to prevent the selected settings from being changed inadvertently
  • Guidance system protected against spatters


  • Individual adjustment options for optimum welding results
  • Reproducible piston movement with minimized rebound effect for optimum welding quality via lift damper
  • Optimum handling and fatigue-free operation
  • Welding on painted sheets is possible (clean, smooth, and flat surfaces and grounding required)
  • Ideal for high clock sequences with big diameters
  • Automatic length compensation
  • Damped plunging in the weld pool with installed oil damper


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