Hobart Welding Products Introduces New Welder/Generator - Hot Bike Magazine
APPLETON, Wis., September 6, 2011 - Hobart Welding Products announces the new Champion 145 Welder/Generator. The unit replaces the Hobart Champion 4500 Welder/Generator and offers key features that make it ideal for maintenance and repair projects. This lightweight and compact unit features a larger gas tank - 6.25 gallons compared to 1 gallon on the Champion 4500 - that provides longer run times. For example, you can weld at 75 amps or use 2500 watts of auxiliary power for 12 1/2 hours on one tank of gas. The unit provides up to 145 amps of DC welding power, offers exceptionally smooth arc-starting capabilities and can accommodate stick electrodes up to 5/32-inch diameter.
The Champion 145 Welder/Generator offers 4500 surge watts of AC power, making it an excellent choice for emergency backup or for powering hand tools, grinders, lights or battery chargers. The versatile receptacle package features four 20 amp, 120 VAC GFCI receptacles and one 240 VAC (6-50R) receptacle, all with covers. Weighing in at 235 lbs, the Champion 145 includes running gear and has a durable roll bar frame for added protection.
Hobart Welding Products offers its 5/3/1 Industrial Warranty on the Champion 145 which covers transformers, stabilizers and generators, along with electronics, including drive motors and rectifiers.