The Century 80GL flux-cored welder can weld 18 gauge sheet metal up to 1/8 inch steel. This 80 amp welder is great for general purpose metal repairs and building projects. This welder has two separate heat settings and an infinite wire speed control. Unit uses .035 flux-cored welding wire so no shielding gas is required. Sturdy wire feed design and multi-insulated transformer provides for reliable operation and long life. The Century 80GL includes installed welding gun, nozzle tip, starter spool of wire and operator's manual so you can weld straight out of the box.