The easiest way to SAW automation

For more than 70 years, ESAB has designed welding
tractors to make submerged arc welding easier and
faster. The Versotrac Cadet is the newest addition to the
family designed for SAW automation.




  • Compact and efficient design ensures easy movement and setup for basic SAW
  • Robust wire feed mechanism capable of welding mild steel wire up to 4 mm (5/32 in.) up to 1000 A @ 100%
  • Intuitive user interface with real time heat input keeps you in control of the weld 4WD version available when using long cables
  • Wire straightener with memory function
  • Easy and fast re positioning from butt weld to fillet weld
  • Rough vertical positioning along the Al profile using bolts and fine positioning using vertical slide 45 mm (1.77 in.)
  • Horizontal slide (45 mm) (1.77 in.) cross weld seam


  • Bridge Construction
  • Marine and Offshore
  • Metal Beam Fabrication
  • Ship/Barge Building
  • Structural Steel Fabrication
  • SAW automation


Max. Spool Weight
Flux Capacity
Travel Speed
Operating Temperature
Weight (tractor plus head)
30 kg (66 lbs)
6 l (1.6 gal)
0.1 -2.0 m/min (4 78.7 in/min)
-10 to +40 40°C (+14 to +104 104°F)
65 kg (143.3 lbs)


Versotrac Cadet EWT 1000 2WD (SAW) Tractor, single wire
Versotrac Cadet EWT 1000 4WD (SAW Tractor, single wire


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