EWS Hire Centre

EWS Hire Centre

Our hire department is committed to providing our customers with comprehensive solutions for all their welding needs. We understand that making the right equipment choices is crucial, whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting in the welding industry. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce the next chapter, powered by our partnership with Red-D-Arc, a leading welding equipment hire specialist.

Why Choose EWS For Your Hire:

  • Expertise you can trust: With over 50 years of experience, we’ve accumulated a wealth of knowledge. Our team of technical experts is here to guide you, whether you need assistance with equipment selection, welding techniques or safety guidelines.
  • Unmatched variety: Our partnership with Red-D-Arc, gives EWS customers access to an extensive fleet of over 60,000 hire units. From MIG Welding Equipment and Diesel Welders to TIG Welding Equipment, Multi-Process Welding Equipment & Wire Feeders, Rotators, Column & Boom, Positioners, Subarc Equipment, Induction Heating, Plasma Cutters, Extraction, and a wide range of accessories, we’ve got you covered.
  • Flexible rental options: We understand that every project is unique. That’s why we offer flexible rental terms, allowing you to hire equipment on a daily, weekly, monthly, or long-term basis. No matter the duration, we have the right solution for you.
  • Nationwide coverage: No matter how many branches you have or where they are in the UK, you have access to our top-quality welding equipment and expertise across the country.
  • The full solution: EWS customers have access to technical advice, the option to buy at the end of hire for selected equipment, consumables, industrial gas packages- everything you need.

Our hire department promises you the equipment you need, precisely configured to your requirements, without the upfront investment.

Hire rates below are just for a handful of our most popular units. Rates are per week, reduced rates are available for long-term hire: 


160/180 AMP 240V £50.00
200 AMP 240/415V £60.00
300/315 AMP 415V COMPACT £75.00
360/400 AMP 415V SEPARATE FEED UNIT £95.00


140/150 AMP DC 240V £60.00
200 AMP DC 240/415V £95.00
320 AMP AC/DC 415V £120.00

Plasma Cutting:

3 x 415V £70.00

MMA Stick Welder:

160 AMP INVERTER 240V £50.00

Welder / Generator:

200A Welder Generator £95.00
300A Welder Generator £125.00
400A Welder Generator £175.00
All prices are EX VAT

All hire machines are supplied complete with a mains lead, earth returns lead, welding torch and a gas regulator.