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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. Comes with 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 - - Welder/generator -
Rated Watts (kW)
6,000 4,000 9,000 11,000 9,500
Surge Watts (kW) 6,600 5,500 10,500 11,000 10,500
Receptacles (qty.) (2) Duplex 120V; (1) Twistlock 240V 5 5 (4) 120V GFCI (20A); (1) 240V (NEMA 6-50R) 50A; (1) 120/240V (14-50R) 50A 3
Circuit Breakers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Welding Amperage Range 60–170 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 Up to 300
Weldable Metals Steel, stainless steel, cast iron, hard surfacing, aluminum Stainless steel, steel, aluminum Steel, stainless, aluminum Stainless steel, galvanized Steel, stainless steel, cast iron
Weld Thickness (in.) 3/8 Unlimited w/multiple passes Up to 5/32 in a single pass Up to 1/2 single pass Up to 5/32 stick electrodes
Duty Cycle
30% @ 185A; 60% @ 130A; 100% @ 100A 125A AC/20V/30%, 100A AC/25V/60% 100% 100% 305 A at 29V, 100%
Clamp Cable Length (ft.) 12-ft. ground cable/clamp; 18-ft. weld cable/electrode holder 20 w/optional K875 accessory kit 15 - 10
Engine
Kohler Kohler 2-cylinder, 4-cycle 23 HP Kohler OHV engine 23 HP Kohler twin cylinder, 4-cycle overhead Kohler
Engine Displacement (cc) 429 277 674 725cc -
Gross Torque Peak torque lbs. ft. (Mn) 22.7 (30.8) - - 37.9 lbs./ft. -
HP
14 9 1/2 23 23 23
Start Type
Recoil Manual Electric start Electric Pushbutton
Auto-Idle No - Yes Yes Yes
Fuel Capacity (gal.)
5 1.9 12 12 12
Dimensions L x W x H (in.)
32 5/8 x 22 13/16 x 25 3/16 31 1/2 x 21 13/16 x 25 5/8 29.9 x 21.5 x 42.3 41 x 20 x 28 42.3 x 21.5 x 29.9