APEX® 30M HELIX® M85 MIG Ready Pak® CE


Complete mechanized welding system configured for GMAW, and FCAW


Output Output


Input Input


The APEX® 30M Ready-Pak CE system is a fully integrated and synchronized digital platform for controlling welding, torch motion and wire delivery. With weld data delivered between the controller and pendant instantly, the operator has immediate access to monitor, adjust and control each parameter throughout the process. Simple menus for operation and intuitive controls allow the user to easily operate the system and produce consistent welds for a wide range of applications. 


  • Synchronized System

    • Complete process control from a single user interface
    • Zero calibration required, closed loop motion with self diagnostics
    • Programs can be stored on the controller or a USB drive for effortless operator selection and set up
    • Utilizes on board data collection and logging or Checkpoint® Production Monitoring System
    • USB port for quick transfer of data and information from system-to-system or system-to-PC
  • Ergonomic

    • Pendant is lightweight and balanced for one-handed operation, with large buttons and controls for easy operation while wearing protective gloves.
  • Easy setup - start to weld in minutes
  • Service and Maintenance

    • The controller is designed to be quickly serviced in a production environment.
  • Easy to Operate

    • Simple and logical navigation is easy for operators to learn.
    • Illuminated full color display with clear type for trouble-free reading.

What's Included

  • K52160-1 - APEX 30M
  • K52101-1 - HELIX M85 WELD HEAD
  • K52106-15 - GUN ASSEMBLY 550A 15 FT. (4.6 M)
  • K52166-1 - APEX® 30M SYSTEM CART
  • K52107-15 - HELIX CONTROL CABLE 15 FT. (4.6 M)
  • K52130-25 - PENDANT CABLE
  • K1543-8 - ARCLINK®/LINC-NET® CONTROL CABLE - 8 FT (2.4 M)
  • K52279-10 - WELD CABLE TWIST-MATE TO LUG - 10 FT
  • S31281 - USB FLASH DRIVE 8GB
  • M23516 - APEX 30M CRATE

Service Information


Inputs & Outputs

Phase 3: Input Voltage #1 (Voltage/Phase/Hertz) 208/230/380/415/460/575/3/50/60
Phase 3: Rated Output #1A (Current/Voltage/Duty Cycle) 550A/41.5/40%
Phase 3: Rated Output #1B (Current/Voltage/Duty Cycle) 450A/36.5V/100%
Phase 3: Input Current at Max Rated Ouput #1 (Current) 3PH/40% - 80/73/41/37/29A
Phase 3: Input Current at MAX Rated Output #2 (Current) 3PH/100% - 60/54/30/27/21A

Weights & Dimensions

Dimensions (H x W x D) 1130 mm x 737 mm x 1143 mm (45 in x 29 in x 45 in)
Net Weight 205 kg (450 lbs)


Machines Processes MIG (GMAW)
Output Range by Mode 5-550A DC
Number of Operators per Machine 1
Data Technologies Ethernet
Machines Communication Technology ArcLink
Wire Feeder Supply Voltage 40VDC
Amphenol Pins (type of connector) 5
Work Lead Connector Type Dinse

Wire Feeding Specifications

Number of driven rolls 4 rolls
Feeder type Automatic
Configuration Single
Max spool diameter 300mm
Communication Technology ArcLink
UI type TFT - Graphic
Max Rated Output Capable 500A
Max Wire Diameter (Solid) 1.6 mm (1/16 in)
Max Wire Diameter (Cored) 3.2 mm (1/8 in)
Max WFS 1200IPM
Motor Size 220W
Feedhead Configuration Single
Wire Configuration Single
Power Source to Feeder Communication Connector Type 5-pin

Manual Welding Specifications

Welding Gun Cable Assembly Length 15 ft. (4.6m)

Technical Specifications

Input Voltage 40VDC
Input Hertz 50/60
Input Power 208/230/380/415/460/575/3/50/60
Mode Icon CC/CV
Polarity DC


Typical Application Construction
Cross Country Pipeline
Construction & Field Erection
Elevated Temperature Piping
Gasification Plants
General Fabrication
Heat Exchangers
High Pressure Piping
High-strength Pipe
LPG & LNG Storage Vessels
Marine Fabrication & Repair
NACE Applications
Oil & Gas
Petrochemical Industry
Petroleum Processing
Pipeline & Offshore
Power Generation
Power Plants
Pressure Vessels
Process Piping
Structural Fabrication
Structural Welding


Warranty Power Supply - 3 Years; Controller, Pendant, Weld Head - 1 Year; Cables, Acessories - 30 Days