Lincoln Electric Power Wave S500 Welder

November 28, 2012

Power Wave S500 advanced process welder has more than 65 standard welding waveforms designed to optimize arc performance for specific applications, including construction, aerospace, fabrication, automotive, and general production.

It powers Stick, DC, TIG, Pulsed DC TIG, MIG, Pulse MIG, and Flux-Cored processes. The machine is rated at 450 amps and 36.5 volts at 100-percent duty cycle and a maximum 550 amps, 41.5 volts at 40-percent duty cycle, with an output range of 5 to 550 amps. It is IP23 rated to ensure durability in harsh environments, Lincoln says.