A welder generator creates power for welding without reliance on mains electricity. Simply fill up the fuel tank, just as you would for a regular generator, and the welder generator will power your welding equipment wherever you need it.

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Genset MPM 15/400 I-K Diesel Welder Generator GEN-400DK

£1,286.16 ex.VAT

GENSET 400 DK DIESEL WELDER GENERATOR

The Genset 400 DK diesel welder generator is an Italian made machine offering 400 amps welding output, as well as 110, 230 and 400V power too.  A good solution for vehicle mounted welding plant for off grid power and welding.  Couple this with the ability to use a MIG wire feed unit thanks to the constant current, constant voltage welding output, it is an ideal mobile welding set. Further features include engine auto idle, a remote control socket and an arc force control switch. A Kubota diesel engine powers this capable Genset, allowing welding of up to 6mm electrodes.  Its many features and quality build enable this machine to be used for the most industrial of applications.
FEATURES
  • Auto engine protection shutdown system with warning lights for: battery charger failure, low fuel level, low oil pressure and high water temperature
  • Arc Force Control switch
  • Remote control socket
  • Automatic idle device when no load is connected
  • 1 x 32A 400V Three phase EEC socket (15kVA – Standby)
  • 1 x 32A 230V Single phase EEC socket (5kVA)
  • 1 x 32A 110V Single phase EEC socket (2.4kVA)
  • Earth leakage circuit breaker
  • Power output protection
  • Fuel level gauge
  • Hourmeter
  • Voltmeter
  • Emergency stop button
  • Engine oil drain pipe
  • Central lifting eye
 
DC WELDING
Amps range 30 – 400A
Duty cycle @ 35% 370A – 35V
Duty cycle @ 60% 350A – 34V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 70V
Max Welding Rod 6mm
DIESEL ENGINE
Type Kubota D1105-E – 3 Cylinder – 1123cm³
Max Power 26.4HP (18.1kW/m)
Cooling System Water
Fuel Tank Capacity 38 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 4.9 Litres/Hour
DIMENSIONS
1590 X 730 X 920mm (Length x Width x Height) Dry Weight 450KG

Genset MPM 5/180 I-D/AE-Y Diesel Welder Generator

£3,695.00 ex.VAT

Genset MPM 5/180 I-D/AE-Y Diesel Welder Generator

The Genset MPM 5/180 is an Italian made diesel engine driven welder generator.  A stepless welding current adjustment from 40A to 170A allows the user to run up to 4mm welding rods.  The generator side of this Genset offers both a 110V socket and a 230V socket, perfect for on site work, running angle grinders, lighting etc. This portable, compact, lightweight and easily transportable engine driven welder, is equipped with a Yanmar L100V 3000 RPM engine and is fitted for remote control operation. A quality alternator provides a better welding current quality, with a clean and distortion free wave form. Just like all the GenSet engine driven welders it is designed to be used as both a generator and welder simultaneously, its simple and smart design allows easy handling too.   Powered by a stage 5 compliant Yanmar L100V engine, you can be rest assured that the machine is built to last and will stand up to Industrial use. Further features of the Genset MPM 5/180 is an electric start for easy starting, auto idle and a voltmeter.

FEATURES
  • Warning lights for battery charger failure and low oil pressure
  • 12V battery
  • Stepless current adjustment
  • Earth leakage circuit breaker
  • Power output protection
  • 1 x 16A / 230V single phase EEC socket (4kVA)
  • 1 x 16A / 110V single phase EEC socket (2kVA)
  • Voltmeter
 
DC WELDING
Amps range 40 – 170A
Duty cycle @ 35% 170A – 27V
Duty cycle @ 60% 140A – 26V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 90V
Max Welding Rod 4mm
PETROL ENGINE
Type Yanmar L100V – 1 Cylinder – 435cm³
Starting System Electric (12VDC)
Cooling System Air
Fuel Tank Capacity 5.5 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 1.45 Litres/Hour
 
DIMENSIONS
Measurement:   920mm x 460mm x 570mm (L x W x H) Dry Weight:       148KG

Genset MPM 5/200 I-EL/H Petrol Welder Generator

£2,839.50 ex.VAT

Genset MPM 5/200 I-EL/H Petrol Welder Generator

The Genset MPM 5/200 petrol welder generator is an Italian made petrol engine driven welder generator.  A stepless welding current adjustment from 30A to 200A allows the user to run up to 4mm welding rods (including cellulosic).  The generator side of this Genset offers both a 110V socket and a 230V socket, perfect for on site work, running angle grinders, lighting etc. Portable, compact, lightweight and easily transportable engine driven welder, is equipped with Honda 3000 RPM engine and is fitted for remote control operation. An asyncronous alternator provides a better welding current quality, with a clean and distorsion free wave form. Just like all the GenSet engine driven welders it is designed to be used as both a generator and welder simultaneously, its simple and smart design allows easy handling too.   Powered by a stage 5 compliant Honda GX390 engine, you can be rest assured that the machine is built to last and will stand up to Industrial use. Further features of the Genset MPM 5/200 is an electric start for easy starting, an arc force control switch and a voltmeter.  A socket on the front of the machine accepts the connection of a remote control, for amperage control without having to move backwards and forwards to the machine.

FEATURES
  • Welding with cellulosic electrode
  • Stepless current adjustment
  • Remote control socket
  • Arc Force Control switch
  • Low oil level cut out device
  • Earth leakage circuit breaker
  • Power output protection
  • 1 x 16A / 230V single phase EEC socket (2kVA)
  • 1 x 16A / 110V single phase EEC socket (3.6kVA)
  • Voltmeter
 
DC WELDING
Amps range 30 – 200A
Duty cycle @ 35% 200A – 28V
Duty cycle @ 60% 150A – 26V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 70V
Max Welding Rod 4mm
PETROL ENGINE
Type Honda GX390 – 1 Cylinder – 390cm³
Max Power 11HP (8.2kW)
Cooling System Air
Fuel Tank Capacity 6.1 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 3.3 Litres/Hour
 
DIMENSIONS
Measurement:   720mm x 480mm x 515mm (L x W x H) Dry Weight:       96KG

Genset MPM 8/300 I-K Diesel Welder Generator

£8,840.00 ex.VAT

GENSET 300 IK DIESEL WELDER GENERATOR

The Genset 300 IK diesel welder generator is an Italian made machine offering 300 amps welding output, as well as 110, 230 and 400V power too.  Fairly lightweight within its class, we have found these to be a good solution for vehicle mounted welding plant.  Couple this with the ability to use a MIG wire feed unit thanks to the constant current, constant voltage welding output, it is an ideal mobile welding set. Further features include engine auto idle, a remote control socket and an arc force control switch. A Kubota diesel engine powers this capable Genset, allowing welding of up to 6mm electrodes.  Its many features and quality build enable this machine to be used for the most industrial of applications.  
DC WELDING
Amps range 30 – 300A
Duty cycle @ 35% 300A – 32V
Duty cycle @ 60% 270A – 31V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 70V
Max Welding Rod 6mm
DIESEL ENGINE
Type Kubota – 3 Cylinder – 719cm³
Max Power 19.4HP (14.4kW/m)
Cooling System Water
Fuel Tank Capacity 30 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 3.3 Litres/Hour
 
DIMENSIONS
1360 X 530 X 870mm (Length x Width x Height) Dry Weight 345KG

Genset MPM 9/300 I-Y Diesel Welder Generator (Yanmar)

£9,015.00 ex.VAT

GENSET 300 IY DIESEL WELDER GENERATOR (YANMAR ENGINE)

The Genset 300 IY diesel welder generator is an Italian made machine offering 300 amps welding output, as well as 110, 230 and 400V power too.  Fairly lightweight within its class, we have found these to be a good solution for vehicle mounted welding plant.  Couple this with the ability to use a MIG wire feed unit thanks to the constant current, constant voltage welding output, it is an ideal mobile welding set. Further features include engine auto idle, a remote control socket and an arc force control switch. A Yanmar diesel engine powers this capable Genset, allowing welding of up to 6mm electrodes.  Its many features and quality build enable this machine to be used for the most industrial of applications.
FEATURES
  • Controller (DSE 3110) with digital display for full monitoring of generator parameters
  • Fuel level gauge
  • Remote control socket
  • Automatic idle device when no load is connected
  • 1 x 16A 400V Three phase EEC socket
  • 1 x 32A 230V Single phase EEC socket
  • 1 x 32A 110V Single phase EEC socket
  • Earth leakage circuit breaker
  • 12V battery
  • Hourmeter
  • Emergency stop button
  • Central lifting eye
 
DC WELDING
Amps range 30 – 300A
Duty cycle @ 35% 300A – 32V
Duty cycle @ 60% 270A – 31V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 70V
Max Welding Rod 6mm
DIESEL ENGINE
Type Yanmar – 3 Cylinder – 904cm³
Max Power 19.4HP (14.4kW/m)
Cooling System Water
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 5.1 Litres/Hour
DIMENSIONS
1360 X 530 X 870mm (Length x Width x Height) Dry Weight 385KG

Genset MPM 9/310 SS-Y Diesel Welder Generator GEN-300DY

£8,840.00 ex.VAT

GENSET 300 DY DIESEL WELDER GENERATOR (YANMAR ENGINE)

The Genset 300 DY diesel welder generator is an Italian made machine offering 300 amps welding output, as well as 110, 230 and 400V power too.  A good solution for vehicle mounted welding plant for off grid power and welding.  Couple this with the ability to use a MIG wire feed unit thanks to the constant current, constant voltage welding output, it is an ideal mobile welding set. Further features include engine auto idle, a remote control socket and an arc force control switch. A Yanmar diesel engine powers this capable Genset, allowing welding of up to 6mm electrodes.  Its many features and quality build enable this machine to be used for the most industrial of applications.  
FEATURES
  • Auto engine protection shutdown system with warning lights for: battery charger failure, low fuel level, low oil pressure and high water temperature
  • Arc Force Control switch
  • Remote control socket
  • Automatic idle device when no load is connected
  • 1 x 16A 400V Three phase EEC socket
  • 1 x 32A 230V Single phase EEC socket
  • 1 x 32A 110V Single phase EEC socket
  • Earth leakage circuit breaker
  • Power output protection
  • 12V battery
  • Fuel level gauge
  • Hourmeter
  • Voltmeter
  • Emergency stop button
  • Engine oil drain pipe
  • Bunded base to retain all liquids
  • Central lifting eye
 
DC WELDING
Amps range 30 – 300A
Duty cycle @ 35% 300A – 32V
Duty cycle @ 60% 270A – 31V
Open Circuit Voltage (OCV) 70V
Max Welding Rod 6mm
DIESEL ENGINE
Type Yanmar 3TMN72 – 3 Cylinder – 904cm³
Max Power 19.4HP (14.4kW/m)
Cooling System Water
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 Litres
Fuel Consumption @ 75% 5.1 Litres/Hour
DIMENSIONS
1530 X 683 X 1142mm (Length x Width x Height) Dry Weight 475KG

Genset Weld Baby 180 Petrol Welder Generator

£1,790.00 ex.VAT

GENSET WELD BABY 180 – PORTABLE PETROL WELDER GENERATOR

The Genset WeldBaby is a portable petrol welder generator with both 110 and 230V DC power take off sockets.  A 60% duty cycle at 165A is ample for all types of welding rods up to 4mm.  Weighing just 35kg (dry), this is a very portable and lightweight machine, ideal for on site welding.  Running from a quality Honda GX200 engine for ultimate reliability. Mobile welding van tight for space and near the weight limit?  These are ideal.  An engine driven welder provides power and a welding output wherever you are.  No need for large generators to power welding sets, just pick it up, pull start and away you go. The Genset Weldbaby 180 comes with a 2 year warranty and is made in Italy.  

Features

The compact Weld Baby incorporates features such as:
  • Low oil cut out
  • Auto idle device when no load is connected
  • Switch breaker
  • 1 x 16A 110V AC single phase socket (0.5kW)
  • 1 x 16A 230V AC single phase socket (1kW)
  • 40 – 165A DC Welding Output
  • Duty Cycle @ 60% 165A
  • 70V Open circuit voltage
  • Stage 5 Honda GX 200 engine
  WELDING SPECIFICATION
  • Portable Petrol Welder Generator
  • Current range, continuous:                 40 ÷ 165A
  • Duty cycle:                                            165 A – 60%
  • Open circuit voltage:                            70 V
  • Arc welding source in D.C. welding
  • Welds any type of electrode, including cellulosic
  • Fuel Tank Capacity                                 3 Litres
  • Fuel consumption                                   1.8 Litres @ 75%
  GENERAL SPECIFICATION
  • Dry weight:                                         35 kg
  • Dimensions:                                       510 x 440 x 460 mm
  • Acoustic power LwA (pressure LpA):   98 dB(A)

Lincoln Vantage 410 CE Diesel Engine Driven 410A Welder

£19,850.00 ex.VAT
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Lincoln Outback 200 110V & 230V Petrol Welder Generator

Original price was: £3,400.00.Current price is: £2,140.00. ex.VAT
Built For The Outdoors! It’s great for service trucks, fence contractors, maintenance crews, farmers, ranchers and anyone who needs portable DC stick welding and AC generator power!

Welder generators are essentially two machines in one: a welder and a generator. They combine the functionality of welding with the ability to generate their own electricity.

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are features of Welder Generators?

Here's a breakdown of their key features:

  • Power Source: Unlike regular welders that rely on mains electricity, welder generators have an internal combustion engine (usually gasoline, diesel, or propane) that acts as a power source. This engine drives an alternator to produce electricity for the welding process.

  • Welding Capability: Welder generators can handle various welding techniques, depending on the specific model. Some common options include stick (SMAW), MIG (GMAW), and TIG (GTAW) welding. This allows for versatility in tackling different welding projects.

  • Portability and Independence: Because they generate their own power, welder generators are highly portable and can be used in locations without access to mains electricity. This makes them ideal for field work, construction sites, remote repairs, or even hobbyist projects outdoors.

  • Dual Functionality: In addition to welding, many welder generators also have outlets that allow you to power other tools and equipment, like lights, grinders, or power tools. This eliminates the need for a separate generator, saving space and resources.

What are advantages of using Welder Generators?

Here are some of the advantages of using welder generators:

  • Freedom from Mains Reliance: No need to worry about finding a power outlet – welder generators provide their own power source for welding.

  • Suitable for Remote Locations: Ideal for applications where access to electricity is limited, such as construction sites, farms, or outdoor repairs.

  • Versatility: Can handle various welding techniques and often have outlets for powering additional tools.

  • Cost-Effective: In situations where a separate generator would be needed anyway, a welder generator can be a more cost-effective option by combining both functionalities into one machine.

Which generator is best for welding?

Choosing the best generator for welding depends on your specific needs and priorities. Here's a breakdown of some key factors to consider:

  • Fuel Type:

    • Gasoline: Affordable, readily available, and good for portability. However, gasoline generators can be noisy and have higher running costs compared to diesel.
    • Diesel: More expensive upfront but offer better fuel efficiency and longer run times, making them ideal for heavy-duty or extended welding projects. They are also generally quieter than gasoline generators.
    • Propane: Clean-burning and quiet, making them suitable for use in noise-restricted areas. Propane tanks are also easier to store and transport compared to gasoline or diesel fuel. However, they may not be readily available everywhere, and propane generators tend to have lower power output compared to gasoline or diesel models.
  • Power Output: The power output of a generator, measured in watts (W) or kilowatts (kW), determines the type and size of welder it can power. For basic stick welding, a generator with around 3,000 to 4,000 watts might be sufficient. But for heavier-duty welding applications or those using MIG or TIG welders, a generator with 6,000 watts or more is recommended.

  • Engine Size: The engine size is closely linked to the generator's power output. Generally, a larger engine will provide more power but will also be heavier and noisier.

  • Portability: Consider how easy it is to transport the generator. Portable generators typically have wheels and a more compact design for easier movement.

  • Features: Look for additional features that may be beneficial, such as electric start, multiple outlets for powering other tools, or low-oil shutoff for engine protection.

Here are some top brands and models of welder generators to consider, keeping in mind the factors mentioned above:

  • For occasional or hobbyist use:

    • A gasoline-powered generator like the Westinghouse WGen9500T Dual Fuel Portable Generator (9500 watts starting, 7500 watts running) could be a good option for occasional stick welding projects.
  • For professional or frequent use:

    • A diesel-powered generator like the Miller Big Blue 180 EFI (180 amps DC output) is a popular choice among professional welders due to its durability, reliability, and ability to handle heavy-duty welding tasks.
  • For portability and noise reduction:

    • A propane-powered generator like the Hobart Champion R120 (12,000 watts) could be a good compromise between power and portability, especially for use in areas with noise restrictions.

What are some of the disadvantages of Welder Generators?

  • Size and Weight: Welder generators are generally larger and heavier than standard welders due to the integrated engine.

  • Noise Level: The engine operation can generate significant noise, which may be a concern in certain environments.

  • Maintenance: Regular engine maintenance is required to ensure proper operation of the welder generator.

  • Fuel Costs: As they rely on fuel, welder generators have ongoing operating costs associated with fuel purchase.

Welder generators are a powerful solution for welding tasks in locations without access to electricity. Their portability, versatility, and ability to provide power for other tools make them valuable equipment for professional welders, construction crews, or hobbyists who need to weld on the go.