Generator/Welder uses 3/32 and 1/8 in. diameter electrodes.

Press Release Summary:

Power Arc(TM) 5500 provides 5,500 W of surge ac generator power and 125 A of ac welding amperage. Welding capacity is delivered by Robin/Subaru® overhead cam engine, or Honda® overhead valve engine, both rated at 9 hp. Single-range output control lets user dial in correct weld settings, while built-in circuit breakers protect tools and unit from power overload. Enclosed in tube-frame roll cage, Power Arc can be carried by 2 people anywhere power or welding is needed.

Original Press Release:

Lincoln's New Power Arc(TM) 5500 Is More Powerful and Lighter Than Other Generator/Welder Combo Units

o 5500 watts surge of AC generator power
o 125 Amps of AC welding output
o 75 pounds lighter than competitive models

Cleveland, OH - Lincoln Electric's new Power Arc(TM) 5500 generator / welder generates 5,500 watts of surge AC generator power and 125 amps of AC welding amperage in a package that weighs 75 pounds less than the competition.

The Power Arc 5500's high output and light weight make it ideal for home, farm, contracting, maintenance and small commercial applications. Two tools in one, the Power Arc can handle many common AC power needs during a power outage, as well handle AC welding for a wide variety of maintenance, construction and repair projects. Offsite, it can power lights, tools, heaters, pumps and appliances - anywhere, anytime.

The 125-amp welding capacity is delivered by the consumer's choice of either a Robin/Subaru® overhead cam engine, or a Honda® overhead valve engine - both rated at nine horsepower. Its 125 amps of AC stick welding power is ideal for 3/32-inch and 1/8-inch diameter electrodes.

Enclosed in a rugged tube-frame roll cage, the Power Arc can be carried easily by two people anywhere power or welding is needed. A single-range output control makes it easy to dial in correct weld settings. And, built-in circuit breakers help protect your tools and the unit from power overload.

The Power Arc 5500 features Lincoln's industry leading three-year warranty on parts and labor (separate engine warranties per manufacturer).

Lincoln Electric is the world leader in the design, development and manufacture of arc welding products, robotic arc-welding systems, plasma and oxyfuel cutting equipment.

This product is available at a welding supply store near you. Or, call 888-355-3213, or visit to obtain Bulletin E6.21 to learn more about the Power Arcä 5500.

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