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Item # AD3, AD Series Butt Welders for Aluminum, Copper and Brass

Six models for copper, aluminum, brass, both stranded and solid.
  • Stranded (sleeveless welding)-size range: .232” to 1.750” (27mm2 to 1970mm2).
  • Stranded (sleeveless welding)-size range: .232” to 1.750” (27mm2 to 1970mm2).
Solid-diameter range: .187” to 1.750” (4.76mm to 44.5mm).

Featuring extra heavy duty transformers, the AD Series butt welders are engineered for cost-efficient welding of aluminum, copper and brass, for continuous processing of wire, rod and cable products.
  • Welding of solid and also stranded conductors without sleeves
  • Unique two-stage upset (low to high pressure) mechanism
  • Convenient controls for precise selection of heat and spacing
  • Foot controlled dual clamping pedals for easy placement and adjustment
  • Pneumatically controlled heavy duty clamping mechanism for positive positioning
  • SCR electronic weld heat control for precise heat settings available
  • Welding die sets with special “Stellite” inserts for alignment and clamping prevent slippage

 Specifications   Standard Features   Optional Features   

KVA Rating Aluminum

82 KVA

KVA Rating Copper

135 KVA

Stock Size Range (Aluminum - Solid )

0.250 to 0.500 inches
6.35 to 12.70

Stock Size Range (Copper - Solid)

0.187 to 0.375 inches
4.76 to 9.52

Stock Size Range (Aluminum Strand)

#2 - 250 MCM
38 to 126

Copper Strand (Stock Size Range)

#4 - #2/0
27 to 85

Line Demand (Aluminum 380 Volts)

210 Amp

Line Demand (Aluminum 480 Volts)

170 Amp

Line Demand (Aluminum 600 Volts)

135 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 380 Volts)

350 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 480 Volts)

280 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 600 Volts)

225 Amp

Max. Weld Duration

3 Sec.

Power Input

50 or 60 Hz

Power Contactor Type


Welding Die Configuration

Rectangular 2 Grooves

Welder Mounting

4 Wheels

Welder - Across Front

42 inches

Welding Dimensions Depth

36 inches

Welder - Overall Height

50 inches

Welding Die Height

43 inches

Welder Weight

1350 lbs