General Questions

Both MIG welding, or Metal Inert Gas welding, and TIG – Tungsten Inert Gas – use an electric arc to create the weld. The way the arc is used in the two types is what distinguishes them.

Always put on the proper PPE. When performing any welding operation, it is essential to maintain high standards of safety.

Establishing a schedule is the best thing you can do for your welding equipment. For the longevity of your welding equipment and to avoid any reliability issues, welding equipment maintenance is crucial. Varied amounts of maintenance will be required, depending on the type of device you have.

Auto-darkening welding helmets offer dual protection, safeguarding the wearer’s eyes and providing heat resistance against dangerous radiation, including continuous shielding from ultraviolet and infrared rays.

Yes, 100%. At Weld Depot, we are client-focused and passionate about what we do. We are on-call around the clock for any advice or ongoing support our loyal customers may need. We also offer onsite installation of welding machines.

We are a welding wholesaler. We don’t have a physical store but our clients are always welcome to contact our team to book an appointment at our showroom located in Tauriko, operating from 8am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Payment & Delivery

We recommend reading our detailed Terms and Conditions for a comprehensive understanding of our return and exchange policies. These terms outline the criteria, timeframes, and conditions for returning or exchanging products.

We accept debit card and credit card payments, or you can start an account with us. All prices listed are Goods and Services Tax (GST) exclusive.
The warranty on our welding machines and equipment is covered by our manufacturer, Xcel-Arc. For specific warranty details, be sure to give our manufacturer warranty a read.
We utilise a range of New Zealand courier services, such as Post Haste and NZ Post, to ensure reliable and efficient delivery of your welding supplies.
We generally aim for overnight delivery, especially for all orders placed before 2pm of each business day. This will depend on where in New Zealand you are located.