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Our guide to the best 10 portable MIG welders for various reasons in 2021.
It is worth doing your own research when purchasing a welder, after all, it's important to be safe, and important to buy a machine that comes recommended for performance. If your metal fabrication business depends on speed and welding performance, then do your research. From wire feed, voltage and size we look at some of the best welders around, for all budgets.

ESAB Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC Multi-Process MIG/STICK/TIG Welder

True All-Process - excellent performance on MIG, Flux-Cored, STICK (including 6010 electrodes), DC TIG and AC TIG industrial applications
Professional TIG features such as High Frequency start in DC and AC modes, balance adjustment, frequency adjustment and Pulse DC.
sMIG Technology - exclusive sMIG ("smart MIG") feature continuously learns and adapts to the operator’s welding technique to provide a stable arc and superior, repeatable welds; increases productivity for the experienced welder, and reduces training time for novice welders
Unmatched Portability and Durability weighing in at only 49 lbs. (22 kg), Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC with 5 handle roll cage can tackle any job around the shop or out at the job site
TFT Multilingual Display - packed full of features, Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC has 4 programmable memory locations for each process, multi-language selection, trim adjustment, inductance control, pre/post flow control and spot weld setting - giving you the ability to fine tune your welds for the most optimal performance

200-280 Amp MIG-250 250Amp MIG/MMA 2-in-1 Inverter DC Welder IGBT IGBT Inverter Welder Welding Machine, Gas/Gasless 230V

【IGBT INVERTER】- IGBT in inverter technology features with current control, high quality,stable performance;Small-sized, light-weighed,easy to operate,economical,practical.
【DISTINCT PANEL】- Switching welding mode easily. Also equipped with distinctive LCD monitor which demonstrates voltage and amps for your inspection. It's easy to inspect and use.
【INNER WIRE FEEDER】- High quality Integrated wire feeder to ensure smooth wire feed,adjustable welding voltage and current. Go with smooth average speed and powerful large motor.
【EFFICIENT RADIATOR】- It has a efficient cooling system to protect welding machine from damage. There are holes on both sides and a strong cooling fan on reverse side to dissipate heat.
【WIDE APPLICATION】- Suitable for welding normal thin steel and iron, perfect for home DIY and general repairing work. Carrying handle, light weight, compact design, easy for translation and storage.

MIG Arc MMA Multifunction Inverter Welder 250 Amp Current Adjustable IGBT DC Inverter Welder 3-in-1Portable Welding Machine Automatic Feed Soldering Machine

1. Standard MIG welding or coated electrode.
2. Suitable for 100% welding mig, ideal for any body work, mechanical, locksmithing.
3. Adjustable parameters: wire speed (2.5 / 13 m / min), voltage and amperage.
4. Thermal safety on transformer and rectifier.
5. Comes with a 15AK welding torch (3 meters), a ground cable and an electrode holder.

Rossi MIG-195ES Pro Series 195Amp MIG MAG MMA Gas and Gasless DC Welder Welding Machine

Latest MIG/ MAG/ MMA technology; MIG Switch ON/OFF;
240V, using 15Amp plug; Full 40-195amp - powerful solid state MIG;
Anti-stick technology - Welds steel, stainless steel, copper, iron + more; Gas/ Gasless DC welder technology;
Variable on-the-fly wire feed; Takes Up to 5kg spools from 0.6-0.8mm and 0.8-1.0mm;

Giantz 220 Amp Inverter Welder MMA MIG DC Gas Gasless Welding Machine Portable

COMPACT AND LIGHTWEIGHT: The machine is lightweight yet strong on performance for professional quality welding results.
IGBT DC INVERTER TECHNOLOGY: It features IGBT DC inverter technology that allows a huge increase in duty cycle, deep penetration and a smooth welded finish.
ADJUSTABLE OUTPUT CURRENT: The output current is adjustable between 20A and 220A to produce flawless results with all kinds of metals including mild steel, stainless steel, carbon steel and even sheet metal.
ADVANCED COOLING SYSTEM: The advanced cooling system with its large fan and radiator also ensure that heat is dissipated easily for better welding performance and durability.
CERTIFIED RELIABILITY: The machine complies with Australian standards and is SAA, EMC, CE and C-Tick certified for total peace of mind use.

MIG Welder Flux Core IGBT 125A Gas/Gasless 220V Stick Mig Welding Inverter Welding Machine Including MIG/Stick/TIG Welder 3 in 1 Flux Cored Wire

★No gas required, portable Lightweight and compact design for 18bls and easy to use with high effect to instead of stick welder.
★1kg flux cored wire most perfectly to do the Steel welding without gas.solid welding wires .030"-.035"(0.8/1.0 mm )to weld over .030"(0.8mm)Thickness workpiece.
★You can wire feed speed control so you can dial in the perfect weld,adjust it to suit your application and weld with different thicknesses, 30A breaker suggested for 220V.
★MIG/MMA ,Gas/Gasless All are available ,MMA Welding(3.2mm Rod) 7018 1/8″ very well, also 6013 and 7018 3/32″.Perfect entry level welder!
★Great for DIY Users for outdoor repairs, rusty metal, farm & road equipment and maintenance & repair, Suitable for welding stainless steel, mild steel, and other metal materials.

MIG235 Semi-Automatic Welder MIG Welder TIG Welder MMA Welder Gas/Gasless IGBT Inverter Welder 220V~240V Combined Electric Welder MIG Welder Core Solder Welding Equipment, 4 in 1 multifunction MIG Welding Machine

MIG WELDER 235Amp with MIG/ARC/LIFT TIG gas airless multifunctional 220V~240V DC inverter welding machine
Portable and big power is energy-saving design only with welding machine, applicable to welding all ferrous metals such as carbon steel, medium carbon steel, alloy steel etc.
Great design-simple design, beautiful, small size, light weight, easy to carry
Simple and beautiful, easy to carry, switching frequency is beyond the audio range, almost eliminates noise pollution, ideal for home, car repair shop and other welding factories
1 year warranty, inquiry, advanced technical service, excellent raw materials. Make welding easy

MIG Welder 120A 110/220V DC Mini Inverter 40% Duty Cycle Gasless Weld Welding Machine With Mig Torch Earth Clamp 0.8mm Flux Core

EASY CONTROL PANEL, EXCELLENT WELD CHARACTERISTICS - The panel of Hitbox MIG 120 welder is very simple which make it much more easier to operate. Hitbox MIG 120 welder has adjustable wire feed speed and power settings, you can adjust it to suit your application. Its arc is smooth that bring you a decent job. Please kindly note that the earth clamp and MIG torch are undetachable
40% DUTY CYCLE, LONGER LASTING - Hitbox MIG 120 welder has a rated duty cycle of 40% at 120 amps. With this feature, this MIG 120 will protect you and your welder from any long-lasting damage. It may be irritating when the welder switches itself off but then you can ensure that this MIG welder will last a longer time
OVERLOAD SAFETY PROTECTION - Hitbox MIG 120 welder come with a safety feature where the welder is automatically turned off when it it too hot or the volt and current exceed their range. This function will keep you and your welder safe. There are fans helping to cooling the welder when working
SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT & PORTABLE - Hitbox MIG 120 welder weights 17.6lbs. This mig welder is certainly more convenient to use. You can use it for those jobs where a welder that’s more portable is an advantage, such as an outside job
1 YEAR WARRANTY - Hitbox MIG 120 welder offers good warranty. If you meet any problem when using this machine, please feel freely to contact us at the first time. Our 24 hours online customer service will help you fix it. Just buy Hitbox machines with confidence

Sealey SUPERMIG140 MIG Welder 140Amp 230V

140Amp Maximum performance.
Forced Air Cooling System allows high duty cycle.
Professional contour grip, heat-proof non-live torch ensures no sparks until you press the trigger.
Proven wire feed system for trouble-free welding.
Welds stainless and aluminium too.

All IN One DC Inverter Welder MIG MAG TIG ARC MMA Gas Gasless 2T 4T Welding

MIG/MAG welding process with gas-less flux or gas shielded welding wires;Full 50-260Amp(max) with digital display,IGBT inverter technology, current mode control, reliable quality and stable performance
Extra anti-viscous heat arc with thrust function,Suitable for a wide range of metals: steel, Iron, stainless steel copper, and more
Electric reactor control, stable welding process with little splash, deep welding pool and beautiful welding seam,Closed circuit feedback with constant voltage output, good resistance to voltage fluctuation
Automatic Protection Function for Over-current, Over-voltage and Over-heating,Intelligent all-in-one welder, automatically adjust wire feed speed, operating current and voltage
Accepts 5kg spools from 0. 6-1mm,With 2T/4T torch control, Self-locking, release your hands completely for welding job,Slow wire-feeding for arc start and tip ball removing after welding ensure high success rate of arc start,Intelligent high-speed cooling fan design, large radiator, ensuring better performance and durability


Well its not just a MIG, but we wanted to put this in here.

Manufacturer ESAB
Part Number 0558102553
Package Dimensions 86.36 x 50.8 x 30.48 cm; 26.76 Kilograms
Item Model Number 0558102553
Material Metal
Item Package Quantity 1
Included Components Rebel EMP 205ic AC/DC Multi-Process MIG/STICK/TIG Welder
Batteries Required? No
Item Weight 26.8 kg


OK, here is our pick for the best most affordable mig welder on the list.

Manufacturer GIANTZ
Package Dimensions 52 x 41 x 32.5 cm; 15.3 Kilograms
Size 220Amp
Colour Model 1
Item Package Quantity 1
Item Weight 15.3 kg


Multifunction MIG/MAG/TIG/MMA Welder
Outstanding current range
Super stable arc force and post flow control
Compact and lightweight
IGBT inverter technology
Super stable DC inverter technology
Current stablisation and auto increase
Industry-standard DIN sockets
Outstanding 30,000 MTPF hours cooling
Overheating, over current, and over/under voltage protection
SAA, EMC, CE and C-Tick certified


Power Voltage: Single Phase 220V ±15%, 50/60Hz
Power Plug: 15A AU Standard
Input capacity: 7.5KVa
Output current range: 20A – 220A
Duty Cycle: 35% @ 220A,
Efficiency: 85%
Insulation class: F
Shell protection grade: IP21
MIG torch connection: Hardwired
Max rated input: 15Amp (Require 15Amp Socket)
Wire spool diameter: 0.6mm- 1.0mm
Spool capacity: 2.5kg
Welding electrodes: Up to 4.0mm
MIG touch length: 3m
MMA electrode cable length: 1.8m
Earth clamp cable length: 1.2m
TIG torch cable length: 4m
Power cord length: 1.8m
Generator recommended: 8kVA
Dimensions: 42cm x 18.5cm x 34cm
Product weight: 14kg
Product Contents:

GIANTZ Inverter Welder x 1
MIG torch x 1
TIG torch Lead x 1
Electrode Holder Lead x 1
Earth Clamp Lead x 1
Welding Mask x 1
Packing Bag for Touch Lead x 1
Collet x 1
Gas Nozzle x 1
Stubby Ceramic Nozzle x 1
Long Back Cap x 1
Wire Brush x 1
User Manua lx 1