Pipemaster 515

Programmable orbital welding power source for accurate results

Programmable Power Source for Orbital Weld Heads

The latest generation of Pipemaster power sources is the result of a new direction in power source design. The Pipemaster 515 brings the benefits of digital technology to the orbital welding customer: unparalleled accuracy, repeatability, and reliability. The new model is half the size and weight of previous models. Digital technology forever eliminates the need for periodic weld head calibration.

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Pipemaster 515


  • Multi-pass welding of pipes/tubes/tubesheets
  • Full function capability (torch rotation, filler wire feed, electronic arc gap control, electronic oscillation)
  • Operates all models of Magnatech weld Heads(GTAW process)
  • 200 Amp Output
  • Autoranging input eliminates all internal modifications
  • Up to 100 levels per program (Media-based programs)
  • Stores 100 weld programs internally
  • Auto Program automatically generates procedures
  • Programming and operation guided by simple prompts
  • Teach mode allows rapid program development
  • Programmable “override limits? provide supervisory control
  • Weld parameter monitoring/out-of-limits reporting for QA/QC purpose
  • Transfer programs and QC data to PC using USB flash drive “Memory Key?
  • AutoTack automatically generates tack weld programs
  • Large color LCD display
  • Stainless steel case
  • Help Files provide immediate information/assistance
  • Password protection of key functions
  • Waterproof Remote Pendant (25’/8m cable)
  • Auto rewind feature unwraps cable at weld completion
  • All weld Head functions capable of synchronization with pulsed current output
  • Selectable Position or Time-based programming
  • Integral switch prevents welding without torch gas flow
  • Integral printer
  • Detachable coolant recirculator with integral flow switch protection
  • Meets applicable NEMA, CE, CSA standards

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  • Cart with bottle rack
  • Extension cables
  • Rugged storage/shipping case

Pipemaster 515

Application For use with many Magnatech weld head models (GTAW process), welding lathes, and dedicated weld systems
Functions controlled Weld current output/current pulsing, weld head rotation, weld head wire feed speed, electronic arc voltage
Output power 0 – 200 amps
Input power requirements (rated load) 230 VAC, 1 Ø, 4.0 KVA, 50/60 Hz
Internal memory capacity 100 weld programs
Units of measurement Metric and Inch (selectable)
Program transfer Solid state digital media (USB flash drive/memory key)
Language selection English, Spanish, German, French, others
Settable override limits Individually scalable overrides on each function 0 – 100%
Maximum open circuit voltage 80 V
Water and gas flow switches Standard. Prevent damage to equipment and workpiece
Data recording/printout Operator ID, weld ID number, program number, material, OD, wall thickness, date, time, weld head model, project, drawing, programmed parameters, user notes
QC-parameter monitoring/recording/printout Records actual parameters and deviations from
preprogrammed limits
Arc start type High voltage impulse
Operating/storage temperature Operating: -18 to 50° C (0 to 120° F)
Storage: -25 to 60° C (-20 to 140° F)
Humidity To 98% RH (non-condensing) To 98% RH (non-condensing)
Length 48 cm (19?) 48 cm (19?)
Width 35 cm (14?) 35 cm (14?)
Height 43 cm (17?) 27 cm (11?)
Weight 41 Kgs (91 Lbs) 15 Kgs (34 Lbs)
Weight - Model 515 35 Kgs (77 Lbs) 15 Kgs (34 Lbs)