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Item # AD8, 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

375 KVA

KVA Rating Copper

620 KVA

Stock Size Range (Aluminum - Solid )

0.625 to 1.500 inches
15.80 to 38.10

Stock Size Range (Copper - Solid)

0.500 to 1.250 inches
12.70 to 31.75

Stock Size Range (Aluminum Strand)

500 MCM - 2000 MCM
253 to 1013

Copper Strand (Stock Size Range)

250 MCM - 1250 MCM
126 to 642

Line Demand (Aluminum 380 Volts)

840 Amp

Line Demand (Aluminum 480 Volts)

775 Amp

Line Demand (Aluminum 600 Volts)

715 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 380 Volts)

1400 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 480 Volts)

1290 Amp

Line Demand (Copper 600 Volts)

1190 Amp

Max. Weld Duration

20 Sec.

Power Input

50 or 60 Hz

Power Contactor Type

Solid State

Welding Die Configuration

Circular 2 Grooves

Welder Mounting


Welder - Across Front

85 inches

Welding Dimensions Depth

40 inches

Welder - Overall Height

50 inches

Welding Die Height

44 inches

Welder Weight

5400 lbs