The Forney 309 MIG Welder, 120 volt with 140 amp maximum output is an ideal machine for farms, automotive and small repair welding using 115 volt, household current. This machine is MIG ready with regulator and gas hose. Welding processes are MIG (GMAW) and Flux Cored (FCAW). This is a multi-step transformer based machine. The Forney 140 MIG is a complete change from previous Forney MIG welders and offers several upgrades. For example the welder has a higher duty cycle, quick euro style disconnect torch, longer gun/torch with common consumables, HD cast aluminum feed/drive system with geared idler and drive rolls, cable wrap and upgraded despoiler with larger cabinet and easier spool access. The quality, performance and value of this machine will impress. Input power is 115 volt, CV/DC, 1 phase. Maximum output is 140 amp. MIG gun/torch is 10 feet (3.04 m). Acceptable spools sizes are 4 inch and 8 inch Standard U.S. gaze hose set-up.