Champion ® Engine-Driven Welder | HobartWelders

Champion® Elite 225 Engine-Driven Welder

The heavy-duty, All-in-One Engine Driven Welder combines 10,000-watt auxiliary power with a 225-amp DC welder. Designed for Stick welding with quick and easy arc starts.


Heavy-duty construction
Offers you stamina and long dependable service. Enclosed design, large battery, rugged electrical connections and wiring, and circuit breaker protection.
Smooth and consistent arc starts
Allows you smooth arc starts with minimal "sticking".
Quick-set amperage control
Allows you to easily dial in your precise weld setting. Refer to Electrode Key on the front panel to set the correct amperage for your weld.
Lightweight and compact design
Lightweight and portable design allows easy movement around the jobsite and fuel efficiency for transporting. Compact design allows more space while operating equipment, as well as in the back of a vehicle.
Simple User Interface
New interface provides a user-friendly experience with single amperage knob. Also includes easy to read fuel display that shows your hour/meter and service reminders.
Rugged Vanguard Engine
Saves you time and money with the dependable engine which conserves fuel and provides long operation before refueling. 11-gallon fuel tank and low oil pressure shutdown are standard features.
Weld and auxiliary power efficiency
The upgraded Champion Elite 225 offers enhanced solutions including full auxiliary power at any amperage, no arc interference from other tools, and no power spikes.
Multitude of power inputs
Two 120-volt plugs, the NEMA 6-30 and NEMA 6-50 provide anything from common job site tools to plasma cutters to four prong receptacles for powering various job site applications.
Auxiliary Power
10,000 watts peak power and 4% THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) keeps sensitive electronics and other plug ins running how they should.

Not Included

  • Weld leads


General Specifications

Title Champion® Elite 225 Engine-Driven Welder
Industries Interests Farm and Ranch
Auto Repair
Amperage 25 A - 225 A
Weldable Metals Specialty Metals
Stainless Steel
Current Type AC / DC
Portability Lift Eye (Standard)
Engine Brand Vanguard
Engine Idle Speed 2400 RPM
Engine Weld Speed 3600 RPM
Fuel Tank Size 11 gal.
Fuel Type Gasoline
Horsepower 23 hp
Weld Output CC
Rated Output 225 A @ 100% Duty Cycle
Single Phase Auxiliary Continuous Power 9500 W
Single Phase Auxiliary Peak Power 10000 W
Sound Rating 72.5 dB Max Weld Load
Applications Fabrication
Net Width 26.5 in
Net Height 20.13 in
Net Length 37.06 in
Net Weight 373 lbs
Warranty 3 Years
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