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Big Red® 500 Engine Driven Welder (Deutz®) (Not Available in US & Canada)


Top Features

  • Simple, Rugged Design
  • High-Output Welding and Arc Gouging
  • Desert Duty™ Rated
  • Versatile Receptacle Connections for 60 Hz AC Generator Power
  • Popular Deutz® Industrial Diesel Engine


Stick, TIG, Gouging



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MSRP: $18,382.10

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Simple and Rugged. Stick, TIG and Arc Gouging.

Built for operation in remote locations, the Big Red™ 500 is a simple, rugged diesel engine driven welder for stick welding, TIG and arc gouging. The design features no PC boards, proven reactor technology and the popular Deutz® D2011L3i oil/air-cooled industrial diesel engine for high reliability in jungles, deserts and other extreme environments.

  • Simple, Rugged Design
    • Proven reactor technology.
    • No PC boards.
    • Heavy guage steel base, frame, case sides and roof.
  • High-Output Welding and Arc Gouging
    • 500 Amps DC stick and DC TIG welding.
    • 8 mm (5/16”) carbon arc gouging.
  • Desert Duty™ Rated
    • Rated welding outputs for extreme temperature operation up to 55°C.
  • Versatile Receptacle Connections for 60 Hz AC Generator Power
    • Operate common construction tools:
      • 2,400 watts, 120V NEMA receptacles.
      • 1,800 watts, 120V EURO receptacle.
      • 120V receptacles are GFCI protected.
      • 3,600 watts, 240V EURO receptacle, with a port for easily adding an RCD (Residual Current Device).
  • Popular Deutz® Industrial Diesel Engine
    • Deutz® D2011L3i, 32 HP, 1800 RPM.
    • 3-cylinder, oil/air-cooled.
    • EPA Tier 4i.
    • Engine protection for low oil pressure and high temperature.
    • Low maintenance and long life.
Rated Output
  • 450A/34V/60%
  • 500A/30V/40%
Output Range
  • 65-500A DC
Generator Output
  • 3600 watts
Type of Engine
  • Deutz D2011L3i EPA Tier 4i
HP and speed
  • 32@1800
  • 3
Dimensions (H x W x D) 36.9 in x 28.3 in x 65.1 in (937 mm x 718 mm x 1654 mm)
Net Weight 1538.00 (697.64 kg)
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