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FREE SHIPPING — Hobart Champion Elite Welder/Generator — 23 HP, 11,000 Watts, Model# 500562

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Product Summary

The Hobart® Champion™ Elite 23 HP, 11,000 Watt multipurpose welder/generator can simultaneously handle welding jobs and act as a generator to provide on-site power for tools and more. A versatile performer for light industrial, MRO, farm and hobby applications. Hobart 5/3/1 limited warranty; engine warranted separately by manufacturer. Made in U.S.A.

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  • (1) Welder/generator

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Features for FREE SHIPPING — Hobart Champion Elite Welder/Generator — 23 HP, 11,000 Watts, Model#  500562
  • Mobile source heavy-duty generator/welder
  • 41in.L x 20in.W x 28in.H unit is just under 4ft. long and weighs less than most competitive units
  • Portable, engine-driven solution with 23 HP Kohler twin cylinder, 4-cycle OHV engine
  • Delivers up to 11,000 Watts of AC generator power to run tools, worklights or backup power during an outage
  • 9,500 continuous watts power generation
  • Can simultaneously deliver 150 Amps weld output and 8,000 Watts of generator power
  • Delivers up to 225 Amps @ 100% duty cycle (DC output)
  • 40–225 Amp DC output range
  • Handles mild steel, stainless steel and cast iron with max. thickness of 1/2in. in a single pass
  • Auto-idle for increased fuel savings and reduced noise
  • Fuel-efficient model can run up to 14-hrs. on one 12-gal. tank of gas under a continuous load of 4000 Watts
  • Heavy-duty construction with fully enclosed engine design, large battery and rugged electrical connections and wiring
  • Fully enclosed case design reduces noise and provides added weather protection
  • Sight gauge makes it easy to check fuel levels
  • Includes built-in digital hour meter to assist you in keeping current on scheduled maintenance
  • "No tools" oil change and standard hour meter help maintain routine scheduled oil servicing
  • Coarse and Fine amperage adjustments allow for easy fine-tuning of welder output
  • Extra-large 12-gallon fuel capacity for increased runtimes
  • Includes four 120V (20 Amp) GFCI protected outlets, one 240V (NEMA 6-50R) 50 Amp receptacle and one 120/240V (NEMA 14-50R) 50 Amp receptacle with pushbutton reset circuit breakers
  • Required welding cables (Item#s 628510 or 628511) sold separately
  • Optional running gear wheel kit (Item# 42541) sold separately

Key Specs

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Item#42542
Ship Weight499.0 lbs
Product TypeWelder/generator
Rated Watts (kW)11,000
Surge Watts (kW)11,000
Receptacles (qty.)(4) 120V GFCI (20A); (1) 240V (NEMA 6-50R) 50A; (1) 120/240V (14-50R) 50A
Circuit BreakersYes
Welding Amperage Range40–225 DC
Weldable MetalsStainless steel, galvanized
Weld Thickness (in.)Up to 1/2 single pass
Duty Cycle100%
Engine23 HP Kohler twin cylinder, 4-cycle overhead
Engine Displacement (cc)725cc
Gross Torque37.9 lbs./ft.
HP23
Start TypeElectric
Auto-IdleYes
Fuel Capacity (gal.)12
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)41 x 20 x 28

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Product Type - - - Welder/generator -
Rated Watts (kW)
4,000 4,000 9,000 11,000 11,000
Surge Watts (kW) 4,500 5,500 10,500 11,000 10,000
Circuit Breakers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Receptacles (qty.) 6 5 5 (4) 120V GFCI (20A); (1) 240V (NEMA 6-50R) 50A; (1) 120/240V (14-50R) 50A 3
Welding Amperage Range 40-145 DC 70-140 A AC Rated 225 Amps/25 Volts/40% duty-cycle and 210 Amps/25 Volts/100% duty-cycle for CC. All rated outputs at 104°F (40°C) 40–225 DC 50-250
Weldable Metals Steel, stainless steel, aluminum Stainless steel, steel, aluminum Steel, stainless, aluminum Stainless steel, galvanized -
Weld Thickness (in.) 1/4 Unlimited w/multiple passes Up to 5/32 in a single pass Up to 1/2 single pass -
Duty Cycle
130 A at 25V, 30% 125A AC/20V/30%, 100A AC/25V/60% 100% 100% 100% at 250A, 25V
Clamp Cable Length (ft.) Sold separately 20 w/optional K875 accessory kit 15 - -
Engine
Briggs & Stratton Kohler 2-cylinder, 4-cycle 23 HP Kohler OHV engine 23 HP Kohler twin cylinder, 4-cycle overhead Kohler OHV Command
Engine Displacement (cc) 305 277 674 725cc -
Gross Torque 14.50 - - 37.9 lbs./ft. -
HP
10 9 1/2 23 23 23
Start Type
Pull Manual Electric start Electric Electric
Auto-Idle No - Yes Yes Idler function switch
Fuel Capacity (gal.)
6.2 1.9 12 12 12
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
33 x 23.5 x 32 31 1/2 x 21 13/16 x 25 5/8 29.9 x 21.5 x 42.3 41 x 20 x 28 21 1/2 x 42 9/32 x 36 3/16