Lincoln Electric Introduces Vantage® 520 SD Engine-Driven Welder / Generator

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27 January 2015

Lincoln Electric Introduces Vantage® 520 SD Engine-Driven Welder / Generator

Heavy Duty Welder Delivers 520 Amps with a Tier 4 Final Engine

When the job calls for structural steel welding and other rugged outdoor work, you need an engine-driven welder that covers all your process needs – stick, MIG, TIG, flux-cored and gouging – and also meets the latest diesel fuel emissions standards.

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Cleveland Lincoln Electric introduces the Vantage 520 SD engine-driven welder / generator, which joins the larger Vantage 600 SD and Air Vantage 600 SD to form a Severe Duty group of welders suitable for such extreme environments as mining, construction and pipe welding. Each is equipped with a Tier 4 Final (T4F) compliant engine that meets all new EPA diesel fuel emission standards.

The Vantage 520 SD is engineered to handle a variety of processes, including:
  • Stick welding
  • TIG welding
  • MIG welding
  • Pipe welding
  • Flux-cored wire welding
  • Arc gouging

To deliver improved arc characteristics and other advantages, the Vantage SD series welders share a new digital platform. The results are smoother arc action, faster arc response and improved pipe welding capabilities, including reduced spatter. New pulsing capabilities provide improved arc control for out-of-position work and can be used to reduce heat input, resulting in less distortion of the base material.

ArcLink® digital communication enables fast, reliable digital communication with advanced wire feeders like the Power Feed® 25M portable semiautomatic wire feeder or other components. With access to the Power Feed® 25M, welding teams can take advantage of user memory presets for common repeated welding application procedures, as well as operator limits and lockouts. Both features help eliminate operator error on critical welds.

The Vantage 520 SD features a Deutz® 34.8 horsepower D2.9L4 engine that enables the welder to produce 520 amps/30 volts at 60 percent duty cycle and 450 amps/32 volts at 100 percent duty cycle. In addition, the 520 SD is capable of delivering to 11,000 watts single-phase or 17,000 watts three-phase, 120/240 volt AC generator power.

For more information about Lincoln Electric’s Vantage 520 SD, visit www.lincolnelectric.com to obtain Bulletin E6.219B.

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc welding systems, plasma and oxy-fuel cutting equipment and has a leading global position in the brazing and soldering alloys market. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Lincoln has 48 manufacturing locations, including operations and joint ventures in 19 countries and a worldwide network of distributors and sales offices covering more than 160 countries. For more information about Lincoln Electric and its products and services, visit the company's website at www.lincolnelectric.com.
 
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